Date: September 15-19, 2014
Location: Carnegie Bosch Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Companies sending three or more participants, organizations with few than 500 employees, non-profits, and the government sector receive a 10% discount.
For questions, please contact the program coordinator at +1-412-268-7344 or email@example.com.
Change is happening at rapid speed. Leaders must continually reinvent products and services to keep up with constantly changing market demands. Mastering innovation is a strategic imperative for competitive advantage; leading innovation and creating a dynamic organization must be an integral part for any organization’s success and sustainability.
In Leading Innovation: Creating a Dynamic Organization, participants will acquire a deeper understanding of the methods and tools of lean innovative thinking and how it ties to innovation strategy. The program helps participants deal with the challenges of creating a culture that fosters innovation. The participants will better understand the people factor of innovation in teams, how to develop and tap into the right people as critical enablers for innovation, and leading and managing change. This highly interactive program is delivered by experienced faculty who teach with proficiency as entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and innovation process consultants.
Leading Innovation: Creating a Dynamic Organization is designed for anyone responsible for, or involved in, the development of new ideas, products, or processes.
Recommended participants include:
Enrollment is limited to 36 participants. This ensures a productive and interactive learning atmosphere, providing a high return on your investment. Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basic, so register early.
To maximize the impact of the program across your organization, we encourage cross-functional teams to participate. A 10% discount is available to companies sending three or more participants.
In this five-day program, participants learn effective approaches to enabling lean innovative thinking,
managing a culture of innovation and leading change, and communicating with more impact. The
following topics will be covered:
Leading Innovation: Creating a Dynamic Organization puts a focus on the human element and people dynamic that drive successful innovation. Participants will acquire self-awareness of their own behaviors and preferences while leading innovation. They will develop an understanding of the behaviors, emotions, and motivations of others as they are impacted by the resulting forces of change.
The program enables leaders to create a new mindset for innovation and align the concepts from the sessions with their organization’s culture. With a variety of tools and resources, participants will be able to develop a personal action plan in order to immediately tackle the innovation challenges of their organizations and involve the right people in the innovation process.
Partner, Birchmere Ventures; Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University
Mr. Ammirati is a serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist. He started and sold three software and media startups over a dozen years, including LinkedIn’s first acquisition mSpoke where he was CEO & Co-Founder. Currently, he is a partner at Birchmere Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm with offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Palo Alto, CA. Birchmere’s companies have achieved a cumulative market valuation of $15 billion. Mr. Ammirati teaches entrepreneurship at the Tepper School of Business and Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University.
Founder, Echo Strategies
Mr. Musante has more than 25 years of experience in organizational culture and leadership development, marketing, and business intelligence. He specializes in innovation culture design, product development, and performance measurement. In 1991, he founded Echo Strategies, a business consultancy with an innovative edge that links research, technology, and coaching. For the past four years, Mr. Musante has partnered with the University of Pittsburgh to host the Culture of Innovation Collaborative Forum, in which several of the region’s largest companies regularly discuss innovation, creativity, and culture. Mr. Musante is a lecturer on marketing at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh.
Carnegie Bosch Institute reserves the right to make faculty substitutions.
Fee: The program fee of USD 6,700 per person covers tuition, course materials, and most meals. Companies sending three or more participants, organizations with fewer than 500 employees, non-profits, and the government sector receive a 10% discount.
Accommodation: Rooms have been reserved at special seminar rates at a local hotel. Logistic details will be communicated to participants after registration. Cost of accommodation is not included in the program fee.
Cancellation policy: For cancellations received more than four weeks before the program, the program fee will be fully refunded, less a $300 administrative fee. For cancellations received 14 to 27 days before the program, a 35% refund will be provided. For cancellations received less than 14 days before the program, no refunds will be given. Feasible substitutions may be an option at the discretion of Carnegie Bosch Institute.