Leading and Implementing Change and Innovation
Today’s business environment requires an unprecedented degree of innovation and agility. Today’s leaders must develop and implement effective business strategies while maintaining drive, morale, motivation, innovation, and vision in their people and in their organizations. Through this program, you will learn strategies for setting and maintaining the direction for renewal, for boosting learning and innovative thinking, for turning resistance into cooperation, and for extracting maximum benefit from new opportunities.
Program Dates and Fees
October 13 - 17, 2014 $9,100.00
Participants will learn to:
- Maximize resilience by establishing trust, credibility, and shared vision.
- Move from competing agendas to organizational alignment.
- Develop and communicate the “big picture” of the complexities of change.
- Encourage creativity and flexibility for maximum innovation.
- Manage dilemmas to increase the effectiveness of your strategies.
- Ready your team or organization to see and seize new opportunities.
- Win hearts and minds to the efforts ahead.
- Create an effective plan of action for leading and implementing change and innovation in your organization.
The program includes discussion, interaction, and numerous hands-on activities aimed at applying the concepts and techniques of the program to the specific challenges participants face now and in the future. This includes daily opportunities to receive consulting from, and provide consulting to, small teams of fellow participants.
Who Should Attend
This course will benefit leaders, executives, and managers who are responsible for guiding their organization, division, department, or team through change and innovation. The course is targeted to mid- and upper-level managers in any area or industry seeking to create new value for their organization.
-Building organizational resilience
-Leading people to face the future together
-Seeing and communicating the Big Picture
-Encouraging creativity and flexibility in problem solving
-Winning hearts and minds
-Turning dilemmas to advantage
-Helping people adapt and improve
-Developing action plans
Classes are held at the Gleacher Center of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, situated along the Chicago River (one block east of Michigan Avenue), in the heart of the downtown district known as "The Magnificent Mile." The Center is within walking distance from some of Chicago's most exciting retail and entertainment areas.
The course starts at 12:00pm on Monday and ends at 1:00pm on Friday.
Hotel Accommodations and Reservations
A limited block of rooms have been reserved for a discounted rate at the
InterContinental Chicago http://chicago.intercontinental.com
505 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
For More Information Contact:
THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO BOOTH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive Chicago, IL 60611-4316 http://www.chicagoexec.net