Innovation Leadership

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Innovation Leadership

Course Description

In the 21st century, there are millions of innovators but few authentic innovation leaders able to inspire and guide innovators and their teams to create breakthrough products with their innovative ideas. In this original course, Innovation Leadership, you'll learn how to become an innovation leader. The essential elements of knowing yourself and your unique leadership gifts, your motivations, and the purpose of your leadership will be covered, along with personal stories of exceptional innovation leaders, concepts, exercises, tools and practical tips to help you become an exceptional innovation leader. Innovation Leadership is organized to focus on three modules, each including videos describing essential elements of innovation leaders, illustrating them with personal examples from innovation leaders, readings from Discover Your True North, illustrative charts, exercises, reflection essays, and discussion topics.

Course Content

The current course content is available on the edX registration page.

Requirements & Materials

Required - Student Must Provide

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for anyone interested in becoming an innovation leader.

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What You Will Learn

  • Why innovation leaders are so scarce and essential for growth
  • How to understand yourself through your life story
  • Crucibles of Leaders
  • The “sweet spot” for your innovation leadership, discovering your purpose and how to empower innovators

How You Will Benefit

  • Develop self-awareness.
  • Transform from innovator to innovation leader.
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    Taught by Experts in the Field
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    Grow Your Professional Network
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