Innovation Professors


The IXL Center team has a combined history of more than 40 years of teaching business and innovation at the graduate level. IXL team members have supplied graduate curricula and course software to MBA, Science, and technology management degree programs at universities on 6 continents.  The IXL team is available to teach entire credit courses or to guest lecture.


Innovation Courseware

The Center for Innovation, Excellence and Leadership (IXL Center) helps universities, companies and the other establishments build innovation capabilities to get breakthrough results through courses, training, workshops and speeches.

IXL Center offers innovation core courses such as ‘Innovation Strategy and Leadership’ and ‘Making Innovation Real’. Pro-profits and non-profits from particular industries can choose from multiple elective courses, such as ‘Design-Led Innovation’ and ‘Product Innovation’. Finally, IXL Center delivers Management Consulting courses that introduce the basic frameworks and skills that every professional and consultant must have in order to be a world-class manager or management consultant.


Innovation Capstone Project

Innovation Olympics (Action Projects). Since 2016, IXL Center has offered any MBA program the opportunity to participate in the IXL Innovation Olympics as capstone course or competition for MBA students.


Consulting To Universities


IXL Center staff have consulted to University leaders seeking to attract new students and make their programs more innovative.  In programs for Hult International Business School and CESA – Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Adminstracion (Bogota, Colombia) IXL Center benchmarked, built alignment, explored strategic alternatives, and mapped future growth.


Success Stories. Universities

Universities: Growth Through Innovation Action Project with Real Company

Designed, organized and managed by the IXL Center, the Hult Action Projects is a program offered at the Hult International Business School – now the largest business school in the world with campuses in Boston, Dubai, London, New York, San Francisco, Sao Paulo and Shanghai.