WSQ Manage Innovation in a Business Function

SSG Course Ref No.: CRS-Q-0023112-BM / Funding Validity Period: 24 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2019

 

Manage innovation and provide a strategic edge in an increasing competitive market.

 

Overview

Organisations are aware that the ability to innovate is the key to providing a strategic edge in an increasing competitive market. However, they are often faced with the daunting task of teaching their employees how to innovate, and showing leaders how to lead their employees in innovation. 

This unit examines the various aspects required of leaders when they are developing a culture that supports the innovation process. Participants will learn how to identify opportunities for innovation within their departments / business units. They will then work systematically through a process which allows them – and the teams they lead – to innovate repeatedly.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to evaluate a business unit to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement
  • Acquire tips on how to support and guide employees to contribute to the implementation of organisational innovation strategies
  • Describe the different types of innovations possible, and work out which type is most suitable to one’s area of work
  • Appreciate the role of the leader in managing innovation activities
  • Create a vision of an innovative organization and develop workable strategies to achieve that vision
  • Develop a practical and innovative ‘toolkit’ which can be implemented back at work
  • Understand how to construct a ‘stakeholder profile’ in order to communicate and ‘sell’ ideas
  • Conduct basic market research to gather data on current reality and how to use that to form a future vision
  • Describe and apply a process to innovate
  • Use a range of creative techniques to generate ideas

 

Who Should Attend

Managers, Innovation Team Leaders, HR/OD (Innovation) Specialists, Innovation Champions/Change Agents

 

(Duration) Date

(2 Days) -

 

Time

9:00am to 6:00pm

 

Fees (Inclusive of 7% GST)

Application Fee: S$53.50 -Waived-

 

Course Type: Category B

SSG Funding* (70%)

MCES or ETS Funding* (90%)

WTS Funding* (95%)

Full Course Fee S$1,200.00 S$1,200.00 S$1,200.00
SSG Funding (S$242.55) (S$242,55) (S$242,55)
Nett Course Fee S$957.45 S$957.45 S$957.45
7% GST S$84.00 S$84.00 S$84.00
Total Fee Payable S$1,041.45 S$1,041.45 S$1,041.45
Additional Funding (S$0.00) (S$565.95) (S$897.45)
Nett Fee Payable S$1,041.45 S$475.50 S$144.00

*SkillsFuture Funding (SSG Funding), Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES Funding), Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETS Funding), Workfare Training Support Scheme (WTS Funding) - Fundings from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) are applicable to Singapore Citizens and/or Permanent Residents only. Terms and conditions apply. For more information on funding available, click here

 

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