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Driving  Innovation
Programs for Leaders

Identifying and Executing High-potential Opportunities
Introduction

Driving Innovations Programs for Leaders is a one-day intensive workshop designed for executives to effectively drive innovation efforts in complex company environments. It starts with a flexible framework to
identify the best ideas, build ideas into opportunities, and manage pipelines. Along the way you’ll be building a culture of innovation.

  • How to solicit ideas from the most creative individuals in the company 

  • How to form innovation teams and motivate them to succeed

  • How to use rapid learning cycles to transform ideas into risk-managed opportunities

  • How to build the right executive forums to make timely decisions that meet innovator and executive needs

 
Program Summary

Part 1: THE FOUNDATIONS OF INNOVATION SUCCESS

  • Key elements of successful innovation programs

  • Common pitfalls of innovation efforts

  • Filling the innovation pipeline

  • Case Study: Real world practice. Idea creation and filtering the most promising opportunities. 


Part 2: BUILDING HIGH-POTENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES 

  • Forming the right innovation teams

  • Building Solid Opportunities Proposals

  • Helping innovators be successful

  • Case Study: Innovation teams that work

 

Part 3: MANAGING INNOVATION PIPELINES

  • Using Rapid Learning Cycles

  • Driving milestones and MRA’s for project success

  • Keeping projects on track

  • Exercises: Role-playing an innovation pipeline review.
     

Part 4: INSTITUTING THE INNOVATION FRAMEWORK

  • Keeping innovation programs vibrant

  • Building a Culture of Innovation

  • Overcoming corporate antibodies

 

Download a complete outline here.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who wants to learn how to drive innovation in their company. This is ideal for:

  • Executives responsible for growth

  • Product, project and program managers responsible for managing innovation efforts

  • Engineering leaders

  • Marketing leaders

What’s Included

The registration fee includes:

  • A comprehensive E-book with tools, examples and key learning

  • Lunch and refreshments are also included

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Your Facilitator

Dorian Simpson
MBA. BSEE. Consultant. Author. Certified NPDP.
ATT. Motorola. Intel.

" The innovation workshop was great! I think everyone at my company
should be taking this program.”

− Tom Sharp, Tektronix

"I can’t wait to get back to my office and use the ideas during Dorian’s program.”

– M. Riefer-Johnston

Dates and Locations

 

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