Becoming a Leader Who Fosters Innovation

In our modern fast-changing environment, business leaders regularly rank creativity and innovation among their top strategic priorities. They realize that without new sources of value their organization will eventually wither and die. However, the development and implementation of creative and innovative strategies can prove to be elusive, complex and messy unless they are built on a solid understanding of the fundamental elements needed to nurture creativity and innovation.

You will learn to:

  • Describe the four fundamental tools that are the foundation of creativity and innovation
  • Apply the skills needed for the practical application of the tools in everyday situations
  • Leverage your personal creativity and problem solving style to become a leader who fosters innovation
  • Develop and implement creative and innovative business strategies

You will benefit by:

  • Enhancing your natural creative abilities
  • Becoming a more effective, creative, and innovative leader
  • Gaining a solid understanding of the fundamentals of creativity and innovation

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Topic Area

  • Leadership and Management
  • Leading People and Teams

Domain and Expectation

  • Mission
    • Lead innovation and change


  • Leading Multiple Teams


  • Level 3: Specialized skill building


Code: CAM20BLFI02

Presenter: Glen Fayolle

Cost: $0

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