Innovation has become a very ambiguous term. It is often confused with creativity, invention and inspiration. We’re all for those wonderful ideals but at the same time we have a long track record that taught us to keep our eyes on the prize. Your prize. Our clients’ prize. Whether it is new revenue sources, increased profitability, enhanced customer satisfaction or some other strategic KPI you’d like to advance through innovation it all comes down to your organization’s ability to bring down internal barriers and allow employees to work together on innovative opportunities sharing their knowledge, experience, connections and expertise.
The foundation for such a supporting community that serves as your catalyst for innovation is a strong cadre of innovation leaders. Here’s what your innovation leaders will know by the end of the training:
- The life stages of an entrepreneurial endeavor.
- How to formulate and validate an innovative idea.
- What to ask for from management. What NOT to ask for from management.
- Basic mentoring principles.
- Their roles and responsibilities as part of the internal innovation ecosystem.
- Most importantly, they will realize that they can actually make a difference in parallel to their ongoing activities which is one of the most important aspects of this training.