Why train skills in innovation in your executive team?
Innovation isn’t creativity. It’s action. It’s tangible. It’s the thing that comes after ideation, where something actually happens. Teams who innovate must be able to execute – they need to be able to trial, test and deploy, so as to create value. An innovation project must also be supported by strategic thinking, strong financial acumen and the ability to influence stakeholders. In short, teams need a diverse set of skills to be truly innovative.
What you’ll explore
- Different definitions of innovation
- Environments and cultures for innovation
- Design-thinking and other innovation methods
- Execution: skills to get off the ground
- Pitching and influencing stakeholders
What you’ll apply
- An ability to lead different types of innovations
- Skills for setting up innovation teams
- Strategies to lead and facilitate innovation
- An ability to execute an innovation project
- Pitching and influencing skills