Fostering Innovation for a Single Unique User Course (Online subscription only)
Innovation in its purest form means to create something new, but it can also mean better solutions, new methods of doing something, finding more efficient and effective ways of completing a task or creating new processes or workflows.
Innovation is what drives companies; by coming up with new and fresh ideas, companies are able to remain relevant and drive success.
Innovation is what propels businesses into the future, and allows them to forge a new path of relevance, profit, and success.
This one-day workshop will help you teach participants:
- Understand what fostering innovation means
- Learn what an innovative workplace looks like
- Determine how you can help create an innovative workplace environment
- Understand your role in helping to foster innovation
- Know what happens in the workplace when you help foster innovation
- Describe ways that innovation can help your company
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
Session Two: Creating an Innovative Environment
Creating an innovative work environment is arguably one of the most important ways to foster innovation within the workplace. By making it easier for employees to be creative and innovative, they are more likely to come up with innovative ideas more regularly.
In this session, you will learn ways in which you can make your workplace a hub for innovation. By implementing a few easy changes within the workplace, employees are more likely to want to become innovative thinkers.
Session Three: Who Is Doing It Well?
An exploration of what innovation looks like in a workplace using Google as an example.
Session Four: A Leader’s Role in Innovation
Leaders play a crucial role in fostering innovation within the workplace. It is important that workplace leaders know the qualities that are associated with innovative leaders in order to inspire those around them.
In this session, you will learn the key traits of innovative leaders and simple things that you can do to become a better innovative leader.
Session Five: Systems and Processes for Innovation
Without the right processes and workflows in place, it is increasingly difficult to foster innovation in the workplace. By having the tools at your teams’ fingertips, they are more readily available and enticed to come up with more innovative ideas.
In this session, you will learn different procedures or workflows that you can implement within your own company to foster innovation on a grander scaleProse description of what is in the session.
Session Six: Is it Okay to Fail?
Innovation is not created in a bubble. It takes a lot of tweaking and building upon ideas to come up with the next great invention. Knowing this and learning that failure is a key to success will help your company to better foster innovation.
In this session, you will learn why it is okay to fail in the innovation process and why it can often be a good thing.
Session Seven: Innovation and Teams
By allowing your team to take the time to come up with great ideas and collaborate in the workplace, you are not only fostering innovation but creating a whole slew of happy consequences that will further help your business.
In this session, you will learn why fostering innovation is so important for the workplace, in terms of the innovations themselves as well as the spinoffs they create.
Session Eight: What Happens When You Foster Innovation
Throughout the course, we have established that innovation is largely essential for any business to grow and thrive in today’s society and we discussed some of the ways that we can make it easier to foster innovation in the workplace. Now it is time to look at why that is important.