Creating a Culture of Innovation

Overview

Do you have a culture of innovation in your organization? Would you like your culture to be more creative and more innovative? Part of the equation is creating a culture of innovation, and that is what this program is all about.

Objectives

  • To discuss and understand the definition of corporate or organizational culture

  • To learn how to create a culture of innovation

  • To learn and understand tools and techniques for building an innovation culture

  • To discuss and learn how to lead innovation

  • To discuss the role that incenting and rewarding plays in an innovative culture

  • To discuss and understand the role of learning and development as it relates to creating a culture of innovation

Program Outline:

Defining culture

In our first part of the program, we discuss the definition of an organizational culture and how people go about defining it. We then do a thought-provoking interactive exercise where we define cultures of a few famous companies and try to understand how they created that culture.

Creating an innovation culture

In this part of the program, we talk about creating a culture of innovation and creativity and what the specific elements are of being able to do that. We do this by looking through the lens of several famous innovation companies and then being able to transfer those skills back to our respective organizations.

Leading a culture of innovation

There is no question that one of the key influences in building a culture of innovation is people who are in a leadership role because of the impact they can have on their respective teams. In this section of the program we talk about what leaders can do to lead and create a culture of innovation.

Tools and techniques for building culture

In this segment of the program, we talk about the tools and techniques that can be used for building an innovative culture, and how they can apply to people’s individual teams. This is capped off with an exercise on innovation culture for people to review an Innovation checklist to see which of those items are being done at their company.

Incenting and rewarding

There is an old saying that people only do what you reward them to do. If an organization wants to have a culture of innovation then innovation needs to be incented and rewarded. We provide several tools and techniques for providing incentive for rewarding innovation.

Learning and development

If you want to have a culture of innovation you need to connect to people being able to learn develop and grow. In this part of the program we talk about tools and techniques to help people grow and to help them be more creative and innovative in their daily work.

Action Plans

We wrap up the session by asking each person to create a comprehensive action plan on how they are going to apply what they have learned.

Formats:

  • Option #1: Full day program

  • Option #2: (2) webinars

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