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Leading and Building a Culture of Innovation

DATES: 08-13 December, 2019
LOCATION: Islamabad Marriott Hotel
FEE: PKR 25,000/Person

The program fee covers registerations, program material, meals & certificate.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

As digital disruption accelerates, the demand for innovation leaders is escalating across all industries. Focused on driving organizational performance and growth, this lab-style leadership innovation program immerses you in every stage of the process—from rethinking your strategic vision and business model to building a collaborative culture that encourages idea sharing and creativity. You will return to your company ready to turn breakthrough innovation into a competitive advantage.

This corporate innovation program is offered in cooperation with the HBS Leadership Initiative.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Through a rich learning experience that includes faculty presentations, small group exercises, simulations, and case studies, you will learn how to drive innovation across every business function. This lab-style innovation program immerses you in the real-world process of exploration, experimentation, failure, and examination. You will discover new ways to surface and develop ideas—and unleash the collective genius that enables successful organizations to innovate over time.

KEY AREAS

Understanding the realities of innovation

Exploring the differences that distinguish vision, innovation, and change
Considering innovation broadly as any new idea that can help your organization succeed
Recognizing that innovation is a mandate for everyone in every function
Identifying the common practices that can stifle collaboration and innovation

Developing a leadership approach that fosters innovation

Accepting the responsibility for driving innovation
Understanding the leader's role as social architect
Becoming a change agent and advocating for change at all levels of your organization
Balancing the inherent tensions and paradoxes of leading innovation
Fulfilling three key leadership imperatives—managing yourself, your team, and your network—in ways that facilitate innovation

Building the capabilities for collective genius

Creating more opportunities for productive collaboration
Recognizing how diversity expands the range of possibilities and elicits more ideas
Growing contextual intelligence to compete and thrive in different environments
Fostering trust and a shared sense of purpose and values
Developing an effective marketplace of new ideas
Understanding and managing creative abrasion, creative agility, and creative resolution
Institutionalizing experimentation, risk-taking, and the tolerance for failure

Creating a culture of innovation in your organization

Designing spaces that support collaborative problem-solving
Introducing new rules of engagement
Identifying and overcoming obstacles to collaboration and innovation
Evolving decision-making processes to align with the nature of innovation
Allowing multiple ideas to be combined rather than choosing one over the other
Embracing the often messy process of collaborative innovation

KEY BENEFITS

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WHO SHOUOLD ATTEND?

> General managers who lead companies, business units, divisions, or other large-scale organizations, as well as executives with cross-functional responsibilities

> R&D leaders as well as leaders from corporate strategy, finance, legal, human resources, marketing, manufacturing, customer service, and sales

> Not appropriate for: Individual contributors or consultants

Individuals and teams are welcome to attend. Participation by multiple company representatives will foster teamwork and amplify the program's impact on your organization.

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY?

“Mel provides audiences with compelling master classes that will challenge and teach your leaders to raise their professional game”

“Mel provides audiences with compelling master classes that will challenge and teach your leaders to raise their professional game”

“Mel provides audiences with compelling master classes that will challenge and teach your leaders to raise their professional game”

PARTICIPATION CRITERIA & PROCESS

We admit candidates to specific sessions on a rolling, space-available basis, and encourage you to apply as early as possible. Although most programs have no formal educational requirements, admission is a selective process based on your professional achievement and organizational responsibilities.

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