Creative Leadership and Innovative Management Workshop

Creative leadership and innovative management are recognized as key success drivers for organizations and individuals.

Programme Code
5 Days
Classroom - Virtual
Programme Overview

Creative leadership and innovative management are recognized as key success drivers for organizations and individuals. They are competencies, given the right nurturing environment and support, can be developed and harnessed by anyone in any organization. In this workshop, you will learn how to develop those competencies in yourself and fostering the same in others. Finally, the workshop is designed to address personal challenges and aspirations regarding this topic. The ultimate intention of it is to provide with individualized solutions that work for you.

Programme Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the link between good leadership and creativity and innovation
  • Apply self-awareness techniques in preparing for unleashing the natural creative inclination
  • Teach, guide and support others in developing the needed self-awareness for creativity
  • Build the right environment that nurtures and fosters creativity and innovation in others
Target Audience

Supervisors, managers, team and project leaders, and all individuals who need to adopt a more creative approach at work, whether to solve problems, come up with new initiatives, initiate and introduce changes. The workshop will also benefit anyone interested in recognizing and developing their own or a group's creative potential.

Target Competencies
  • Self-awareness
  • Leading people
  • Influencing others
  • Managing change
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility
Programme Outline

Creativity, Innovation, and Leadership

  • What is leadership
  • Defining innovation and creativity
  • Understanding the 2 hemispheres of the brain and lateral thinking

Fostering creativity in team members

  • Understanding your ego and emotional responses
  • The source of emotional reactions
  • The impact of habit on acting and thinking
  • The right team member selection
  • Happiness as a driver of creativity
  1. Positivity and gratitude
  2. The need to manage thoughts
  3. Cultural restrictions
  • The principal of coaching in driving creativity and innovation

The right environment for creativity and innovation

  • Setting the right environment
  • Fear as an inhibitor of creativity
  • The importance of understanding employees

Presenting and Getting Support for your new ideas

  • Assessing and refining innovative Ideas
  1. Cost benefit and risk analysis
  • Anticipating objections
  • Influencing decision makers by making a business case