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Fostering Innovation and Creativity

October 27-28, 2022 | UT Campus | $2,950

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Upcoming Sessions

Class Details

Leadership & Management

Date

10/27/22 - 10/28/22

2 Days

Instructors

John Daly

Mellie Price

 

Location

Rowling Hall, Room Comal

UT Campus

Leadership & Management

Date

03/08/23 - 03/09/23

2 Days

Instructors

John Daly

Mellie Price

 

Location

Rowling Hall, Room Comal

UT Campus

Fostering Innovation and Creativity

Leadership & Management

Date

10/27/22 - 10/28/22

2 Days

Instructors

John Daly

Mellie Price

 

Location

Rowling Hall, Room Comal

UT Campus

Fostering Innovation and Creativity

Leadership & Management

Date

03/08/23 - 03/09/23

2 Days

Instructors

John Daly

Mellie Price

 

Location

Rowling Hall, Room Comal

UT Campus

Class

Concentration

Date

Location

Instructors

Fostering Innovation and Creativity

Leadership & Management

10/27/22 - 10/28/22

2 Days

Rowling Hall, Room Comal

UT Campus

John Daly

Mellie Price

 

Fostering Innovation and Creativity

Leadership & Management

03/08/23 - 03/09/23

2 Days

Rowling Hall, Room Comal

UT Campus

John Daly

Mellie Price

 

  • EXECUTE & INNOVATE SIMULTANEOUSLY

    How do you rigorously execute tried-and-true, well-thought-out strategies without crowding out creativity? This program focuses on the fundamental challenge of utilizing existing capabilities while exploring innovations to support the future. Discuss the challenges of simultaneous exploration and exploitation, plus tools and techniques to enable your team to execute and innovate at the same time.

What You'll Learn

Overview of Innovation

  • What is innovation?
  • The need for innovation in order to be more efficient and competitive
  • Why some organizations are better at innovation than others

 

Barriers to Innovation

  • Recognizing organizational barriers to innovation
  • Why many organizations and teams struggle to innovate
  • How even “innovative” companies can stagnate or decline because they didn't pursue, or couldn't capitalize on, new ideas

 

Stimulating Innovation

  • Innovating through design thinking
  • Developing an organizational framework for stimulating innovation
  • How to embed innovation capabilities into an existing organization and create a system for systematic innovation

 

Communication and Business Value

  • The power to drive innovation: How leaders can (de)motivate creativity
  • Generating new value through innovative business models
  • Developing leadership competencies around innovation
  • Creating a culture that stimulates innovation
  • Collaborating effectively across the organization to develop innovations
  • Ways to speak up with innovative ideas: why the merits of ideas are only half the equation

 

Attending this Course

  • Individuals

    This course is appropriate for anyone who wants to become a more influential leader.
  • Teams

    Organizations often send pairs or small teams, to support the launch of new initiatives.
  • Requirements & Credit

    There are no prerequisites for this course. Participants earn 1.4 CEUs and/or 14 CPEs for this course, as well as a certificate of completion.
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Instructors

  • John Daly
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    John Daly

    Liddell Carter Professor in the College of Communication

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  • Mellie Price
    Mellie Price MSTC Director
    Mellie Price

    Assistant Professor of Instruction in the McCombs School of Business

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  • Reimbursement Options

    Learn more about course credits and options for course reimbursement. Get tips on the best way to approach your manager and download a customizable template to facilitate making the ask.
  • Course Location

    In person courses take place at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center and adjoining Rowling Hall on the UT campus in Austin. These world-class facilities provide a comfortable and convenient learning environment, with direct access to the 40 acres of campus and within walking distance of downtown Austin. Live online and on-demand course options are available for many courses.

Resources

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    Characteristics of a Leader: Advice from Two Straight-Shooting Female CEOs

    What makes great leaders stand out? Receive authentic insights from two women who have been in the trenches and succeeded through good times and bad.
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    Failing Forward: How to Encourage Failure

    Supporting your team through failures can be an essential part of their future successes.
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    Self-Serving Bias: A Moral Illusion

    When it comes to dealing with questions of ethics and morality, our brains may take shortcuts to understand, rationalize, and oftentimes distort how and why we reach certain decisions.

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