Professional Development

Innovators DNA (1 Day + eLearning)

The Five Discovery Skills That Ignite Innovation and Creativity at every level of the organization

The Innovator’s DNA training provides a research backed set of resources and practices to help individuals, teams, and organizations develop the five key behaviors of disruptive innovators. If you or others in your organization are looking to generate innovative, high-impact ideas, this training is for you.

Unleash Your Creative Potential. Our research has shown that individual creativity isn’t limited to a select few who were born with it, but can be increased through the application of key skills and behaviors.

Organize High Performing Innovation Teams. Innovation is a team sport. Learn how to compose teams comprised of complementary skill sets—those that can generate powerful ideas paired with those that execute effectively to bring those ideas to life.

Develop a Culture Where Innovation Can Flourish. Culture starts with the individuals in an organization. As each individual is empowered to realize their creative potential through the Innovator’s DNA, a powerful cultural transformation can take place-- providing people with the confidence and tools needed to pursue innovative outcomes.

Accelerate your learning

Innovator’s Accelerator is an interactive and powerful learning experience that teaches the practical skills individuals need to generate transformational change and infuse a culture of innovation throughout an organization. This 4-week moderated online course features three of the world’s most respected authorities on innovation and will allow participants to break the confines of traditional thinking and come up with bold new ideas.

Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Discover the five competencies essential to unleashing innovation:
    • Associating
    • Questioning
    • Observing
    • Networking
    • Experimenting
  • Increase creative capacity, enhanced problem-solving in a business setting, and a movement from good ideas to valuable innovations.

Intended Audience: For anyone who is interested in developing their creative capacity

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