Smart Leadership - Achieving Strategy through Leadership and Innovation Course

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1 08 - 09 Nov 2022 Please call us Register


This course will expose delegates to the concept that innovation and outstanding leadership go hand in hand. Delegates will learn that new ideas can inspire new products, services, and systems that can provide a distinct competitive advantage over competitors, and smart leadership brings those ideas to life. 

Outstanding leadership does not occur by accident. Great leaders are smart leaders. They understand it is imperative to continually develop and build upon many key skills. They know that it begins with their thinking and commitment to learning and secondly to fostering the creative impulse throughout the organization.


By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Set creativity and innovation in a strategic context.

  • Understand the drivers for a greater emphasis on business on creativity and innovation.

  • Identify the processes and activities which support creativity and innovation in organizations.

  • Identify the strategies, tools, and techniques to improve levels of creativity and innovation.

  • Understand how the process of change can block or enable employees at all levels to resist or embrace a greater emphasis on creativity and innovation.

  • Understand the crucial role and skills of the leader in creating an environment where creativity and innovation thrive.


This training is suitable for:

  • Managers among all managerial levels

  • Supervisors

  • Team leaders

  • Human Resources department

  • Employees who are interested to gain very important and essential skills to improve their career path


Encouraging a Creative Climate at Work

  • Innovative leadership for excellent performance

  • The Critical mass for change and innovation

  • Innovation VS Constant Improvement

  • How a Leader Creates a Climate of Innovation

  • Case Study on Most Innovative Companies

Gaining the Participation of the Workforce

  • Developing Creative Solutions for Strategies

  • Gaining the “Buy-In” from the workforce

  • Overcoming Paradigms

  • Dealing with Organizational “Drift”

  • Case Study on Gaining Empowerment

Leading on the creative edge

  • Developing Creative Potential in People and Teams

  • Understanding Creative People

  • Convergent & Divergent Thinking Skills

  • Motivating Creative Individuals at work

  • Incubating ideas

  • Converting expenses to assets using creativity

Creating a Motivating Climate for Higher Productivity

  • The Ten Key Elements to Setting up new Missions

  • Setting Goals and Targets Creatively

  • Creating a “Sense of Significance”

  • Rewarding Performance

  • Generational Motivators

Driving Strategic Change

  • Managing the Change Process

  • Communicating with a Sense of Urgency

  • The Downside of Change

  • Creating a climate of Constant Change

  • Successful techniques for Changing People