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IDEA Leadership

2-Day Program

Executives and business leaders must continually find innovative ways to create, execute and sustain operational excellence to remain competitive.  In this dynamic, digital environment, it’s imperative not only to innovate but to do it quickly, moving from idea to actualization with discipline and vision.

The IDEA to Design Execution Accelerator Leadership program is designed to assist executives in developing strategic, creative and design thinking using a 5-D Framework to achieve operational excellence within their organizations.

Topics covered
  • Discovering Challenges to Define the Problem
    • Constructing a Business Problem Definition
    • Approaches to Ideation
  • Diagnose and Design
    • Zero-based Design
    • Mechanisms for Innovative Idea Adoption
    • Building Collaborative Platforms
    • Design-Thinking Leadership Frameworks
  • Developing Innovation
    • Lead and Model Key Attributes for Rapid Solution Development
    • Leadership and Talent Frameworks
  • Executing Successful Change
    • Managing Strategic Change
    • Transformational Leadership
Outcomes

After completing this program, leaders and executives should be able to:

  • Integrate new ideas within an organization that are adopted at every level
  • Quickly create and implement a human-focused, revenue generating, cost-reduction vision
  • Breakdown complex business models so that participants can prioritize processes
  • Acquire skills to effectively communicate and manage changes across different disciplines within your organization
  • Master methodologies and best practices that facilitate rapid delivery of new ideas

Participant & Industry Profile

The program is designed for experienced and rising executives, and company leaders that are responsible for driving operational innovation that creates business value in any company large or small, including:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • IT
  • Telecommunications
  • Education
  • Banking
  • Government
  • Insurance
  • Retail
  • Healthcare

Questions?

Please contact Jackie Scott, Global Program Director, at 848-445-9414 or jscott@business.rutgers.edu.