Carnegie Mellon University

Integrated Innovation Institute

Engineering + Design + Business

Integrated Innovation Institute

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Carnegie Commons is your home for all resources to make next happen now at the iii.

You may have signed up for our complete online degree, one certificate, or even one course. Regardless of how you are engaging, we want you to have a community of resources at your fingertips.

Here you will learn about resources and events for all online students. You will also have easy access to common questions, technology resources, and quick links to your certificates and courses. 

You're in the driver's seat - and we're here to support you on your journey. 

Rarely is one's path or journey the same as someone else's, which is true for your path at the iii.

certificate journey

At a quick glance at the graphic above, you might see a line with predetermined milestones outlined for you. But, if you take a closer look, you may see something different. Something more flexible. 

While we've suggested some paths or ways to progress in this program, you're in control. Pick the sequence, pacing, and timeline that is right for you based on the skills you want to acquire.

Get to know your faculty & staff support system.

Peter Boatwright

iii Director and Co-Founder,
Online Program Director

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Peter is the director and co-founder of the Integrated Innovation Institute and has been with Carnegie Mellon University since 1997.  

He is the Program Director for the iii's online programs, driving the vision for the program and regularly collaborating with faculty to develop and refine the curriculum and coursework. 

As an expert in innovation education, he has co-authored two books and teaches coursework on related topics such as product innovation, brand strategy, new product management, pricing strategy, and market research. 

Emma Zink

iii Director of Operations

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Emma is the Director of Operations at the iii, providing direction and support to keep the Institute's educational mission and goals on target. 

Emma was integral in the development of the online program curriculum and regularly collaborates with enrolled online students to assist them in evaluating the certificate and online degrees options available.

She has been with the institute since its launch in 2013 and is inspired by the CMU community. Everyone's excitement to learn, make, and build motivates her to bring out the very best in herself.

David Lamont

iii Faculty,
Online & Residential

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David is the Director of Management Games and owner of Leland Associates. He has served as a board member of numerous new ventures and has restructured several companies in extreme financial distress, redirecting their strategy and placing them on sound foundations toward growth.  

David developed and teaches two courses in the New Product Management certificate.  In addition to his residential and online roles at the Integrated Innovation Institute, David also teaches for and is a member of the Strategy faculty group at Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business.

Get prepared for class.

You know you're in the driver's seat when it comes to your online education here at the iii. You've gotten acquainted with the staff and faculty in place to support you. Now, it's time to get ready to learn.

Connect with other online students. Get a sneak peek of what's to come. Learn more about the Carnegie Classroom. Are you ready?

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