LEADING INNOVATION

An end-to-end program that generates new ideas AND develops your talent-pool to lead and embed innovation within your business.

  • Raise the standard of innovation

  • Increase cross-organisation collaboration

  • Develop talent in a tangible & real-world ways

  • Employ strategies for generating new ideas

  • Deepen business knowledge through the process

  • Improve relationships through collaboration

  • Link innovation with external change drivers

  • Use coaching tools to qualify ideas

Value | To an organisation

‘We placed 23 Managers through the Innovation program. Our General Management Team were impressed by the range of informed ideas that came from the group, giving next-step approval to most. The value these new ideas hold for the organisation is concretely measurable. The thinking from the attendees has also enabled us to enhance current projects. As far as post-programme impact goes,  this is the most effective leadership program I’ve seen and the same is being said by the majority of the attendees.’

David Fuller

Business Transformation Manager, Transpower

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Value | In the words of participants

“A very intensive three day course that provided a range of tools and experience to assist in ideas flow and development. David Savage kept us engaged and actively participating at all stages in the course. It was a rewarding experience.”

Sharon Girvan

Governance Support Manager

“Very simple but powerful tools/techniques. Leading Innovation was one of the most useful/interesting courses I’ve done for a number of years. Excellent structure and facilitation”

J.S.

Manager

"Fantastic facilitator, so skilled + personable. The best training experience I have had. So grateful for the opportunity. Absolutely fantastic!"

Ingrid Downey

Senior Analyst

Shape the approach, free consultation.

This program will adapt to meet the needs most important to your organisation. Step one is to shape the approach through a no-obligation consultation. We’ll then create a full proposal for your consideration.

Program features

Consultation

We consult fully to ensure the program works for your Organisation and to help you get the most value possible from the ideas produced.

End-to-End

As an end-to-end program, good ideas are protected from falling off the radar and instead are coached through to integration.

Real Ideas

Far from being a theoretical exercise in innovation, participants generate REAL ideas that hold huge potential for their Organisation.

Senior Management

Senior Management are an integral part of the process; encouraging participants, adding value to ideas and offering direction.

Training

Alongside the generation of ideas, participants train in key innovation principles and idea generation tools ready for workplace application.

Measurable Value

Ideas are mapped to the tangible value they offer – time, money & quality – with Management selecting best ideas to progress.

Culture

Embed a more innovative culture, with participants trained in idea generation and an end-to-end program that can be replicated.

Integration

Ideas travel through a number of stages to qualify value, finally Senior Management provide the ideas with most merit a green light to proceed.

Alignment

Setting-up the program to succeed, the consultation stage covers alignment to your business strategy ensuring best fit.

What’s covered on this program

Predictive Focus

Look at key global factors that will effect the future, and think through innovation with a predictive focus.

The Unfold Tool

Coach people to quickly shape their thinking around a new idea using The Unfold Tool, be coached yourself and experience how powerful it is.

Partnering

Explore the effects of an idea across an Organisation, and begin mapping it’s fruition as a series of partnerships that bring it alive.

Idea Generators

Learn three different methods for generating new ideas quickly and effectively; customer focusBAU and future focus.

Communicating Ideas

Share new ideas using a specific communication structure that gets them understood and helps people to then ask informed questions.

End to End

Understand innovation as an end-to-end process, from pre-conception to refinement, disemination and integration, and the role of leadership.

Early Critique

If ideas are going to evolve they first need to be heard, and so removing idea-limiting roadblocks such as ‘early critique’ is essential.

Drivers for Change

Innovation often brings change, so with this in mind we look at ‘change drivers’ and how to work with them especially when leading change.

Leading Change

Going deeper, we look into human resistance to change, and what leaders can do to smooth the way and communicate change to others.

Idea Work-up

Take ideas that are given a ‘green light’ to the next level; develop action plans and begin the necessary partnerships to put the ideas into play

Force Field Analysis

Use a simple force-field model to analyse ideas in terms of resistances and attractors, see where the roadblocks are and  apply solutions

Hybrid Thinking

Broaden thinking around what innovation is, see it in all forms, begin a process of Hybrid Thinking, putting information together in new ways.

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