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Leading Innovation

  • Tuition USD $695
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 853 Ratings
  • Course Code 4518
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom

In todas complex and competitive business environment, most companies rank innovation as one of their top strategic priorities. In a recent study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group, more than three quarters of business leaders surveyed ranked innovation as their toor one of their top threstrategic priorities.

The challenge is that many organizations struggle to truly innovate. Often they are restricted by a narrow definition of innovation or are limited by thinking of innovation relative to their industry or competitors.

This one-day workshop helps leaders properly implement or support real innovation.

Skills Gained

  • Definition ofInnovatio andInnovation Value Chai
  • Cultural aspects that enable innovation
  • Characteristics of innovative organizations
  • The elements of an innovation-friendly environment
  • How to assess organizational readiness for innovation
  • Steps in the innovation process and the 12 ways an organization can innovate
  • How to demonstrate the leadership behaviors required to encourage and lead innovation

Who Can Benefit

Leaders at all levels: vice presidents, directors, managers, and supervisors

Prerequisites

Prework for this course should be completed one week in advance and brought to class.

Foundational people management is recommended but not required.

Though not a formal prerequisite, we strongly recommended students complete complete Active Leadership for IT Professionals (8944).

Course Details

Introduction

  • What Innovation Is and Is Not
  •  The 12 Ways to Innovate
  • An Innovation-Friendly Environment

1. The Innovation Value Chain

  • Highlights of the Innovation Value Chain
  • Innovation Leadership Behaviours and Tools

2. Define and Align  

  • What's the Problem?
  • What's the Opportunity?
  • Align for Results
  • Identifying Stakeholders
  • And Now, a Word from Our Sponsor

3. Ideate and Select  

  • Encourage and Support Idea Generation
  • Ask the Right Questions
  • Use Good Judgment
  • Generate New Ideas
  • Are You Innovative?
  • Basic Elements of Innovation
  • Reward and Recognize

4. Design and Develop

  • Communicate with Impact
  • Developing with the Building Blocks of Innovation
  • Failing Fast and Effectively - Pre-Implementation

5. Implement and Measure

  • Create a Plan of Action
  • Action Schedule
  • Delegate Effectively
  • Measuring Innovation - Four Categories
  • Failing Fast and Effectively - Post-Implementation

6. Summary

 

Perform Phase

  • Suggested Activities
  • Assess Your Organization's Approach to Innovation
  • Identify Steps to Encourage Innovation in Your Team
  • Your Innovation Strategy and Agenda
  • Next Steps

How do I enroll?

A comprehensive listing of ExitCertified courses can be found here. You can register directly for the required course/location when you select "register". If you have any questions or prefer to speak with an ExitCertified education consultant directly, please submit your query here. A representative will contact you shortly.

How do I pay for a class?

You can pay at the time of registration using credit card (Mastercard/Visa/American Express) cheque or PO.

What if I have training credits?

ExitCertified honors all savings programs from the partners we work with. ExitCertified also offers training credits across multiple partners through our FLEX Account.

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

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