Building a Foundation and Culture of Innovation

When faced with a steady stream of disruptive change, organizations have to be able to problem solve and think creatively to come up with new solutions. This course shows you how to "think inside the box" and build a culture of innovation using your existing resources. You’ll learn disciplined approaches that will harness and unleash the creativity of your people.

Course Overview
In this 4-module course, you will learn the philosophy, strategies and tools required to create a culture of Innovation. The course includes a description of the organizational structure, skills and commitment required to support ongoing innovation and drive sustainable, measurable results. And concludes with a module on breaking  cognitive fixedness that will open your mind to new problem solving possibilities.

Module 1 – What is Innovation?
Presenter:  Alon Harris
Systematic Inventive Thinking
Explore the concepts of Innovation, look at different approaches to how people innovate and determine their effectiveness. 
Time to view this module: 17 minutes

Module 2 – Innovation - The Method
Presenter: Alon Harris
Systematic Inventive Thinking
Learn the philosophy of Innovation and the methodology behind this proven approach. 
Time to view this module: 17 minutes

Module 3 – Creating a Culture of Innovation -
3 Pillars: Structures, Skills, and Achieving Sustainable Results

Presenter: Alon Harris
Systematic Inventive Thinking
Identify the major barriers to innovative thinking and understand how to remove these barriers and build a structure and means for making innovation an organizational asset. 
Time to view this module: 8 minutes

Module 4 – Cognitive Fixedness
Presenters: Alon Harris and Shlomit Tassa
Systematic Inventive Thinking
In a closed world with finite resources, the key to inventive thinking is breaking down cognitive fixedness – functional, structural, and relational. Removing fixedness helps to unlock the creative potential of your organization.
Time to view this module: 37 minutes

Course Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the course, you will:

• Know a useful definition of, and understand the current concepts of Innovation.

• Compare different approaches to Innovation and their effectiveness.

• Learn the structure and function of this Innovation methodology and the philosophy behind it.

• Understand and overcome cognitive fixedness – structural, functional and relational – and unlock the creative problem solving potential of your people

• Learn how this approach works in practice and the crucial elements behind its success.

Time to complete the 4 module course is approximately 161minutes.

Presenter: Alon Harris (more)

Presenter: Shlomit Tassa (more)

Developing Organization: Systematic Inventive Thinking (more)

Course Fee: $299.00