Introduction to Innovation Leadership

Course Description

Welcome to Innovation Leadership, a free e-talk by Bill George, leadership expert and bestselling author of Discover Your True North.

This free e-talk, the first installment in our course series called Innovation Leadership – is a new online leadership program that teaches you how to become an effective leader in an innovative organization and environment.

In this first, free online session, Bill walks you through understanding the underlying principles behind good leadership - what it is, what it needs to be, what it can be, and it's value to society and to you. This session contains several videos that you can watch at your own pace.

The e-talk session opens up for the public on July 11, is free, and is the first step before enrolling in the other three Innovation Leadership courses, where you self-evaluate your current leadership style, and delve into the dynamics leadership within innovation.

This is a unique opportunity to hear from one of the world’s most sought after leadership experts, Bill George, Senior Fellow at Harvard School of Business, and former Chairman and CEO of Medtronic

Course ID: MNGT L001P
Course Format: Online

Important Course Information

This is a self-paced online course.  You may register anytime while registration is open and will have access to the course through the published "Access Ends" date.

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
16623 May 2, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Online $0
16766 Sep 9, 2016 May 31, 2017 Online $0

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn what it takes to succeed as an innovation leader in the Twenty-First Century

  • Understand how you can become an innovation leader by discovering your true north

  • Determine your next steps to becoming an effective leader


  • Module 1: Leadership in Innovation is Changing
  • Module 2: Why Leadership Matters
  • Module 3: Inspirational Stories
  • Module 4: Authentic/Servant Leaders
  • Module 5: Your True North


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