Leading Well: Maximizing Innovation and Improvement

Georgia Tech Professional Education

Georgia Tech Professional Education

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Who should attend

This course is designed for mid-level managers. However sessions may be appropriate for general staff and supervisors, as well as those transitioning to management roles.

About the course

As part of the Leading Well workshop series, this one-day course positions leaders to be effective change agents through continuous improvement. From the rationale for continuous improvement to the tools and techniques that support such efforts and how to assess the return on investment of your improvement projects, you will learn how to align continuous-improvement projects and innovation efforts with your company's business strategies. Additionally, you’ll discover the difference between incremental improvement and innovation, and why both are necessary.

What You Will Learn

  • Incremental improvement vs. innovation
  • Business strategy and continuous improvement
  • Current and future state
  • Organizational and individual change

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the difference between incremental improvement and innovation, and the need for both
  • Learn design-thinking and lean-thinking techniques
  • Understand costs and their operational drivers
  • Analyze one of your current innovation or improvement opportunities and obtain input from your instructor and classmates
  • Discover how to evaluate return on investment

Content

  • Continuous improvement – life blood of the organization
  • Incremental improvement vs innovation
  • Business strategy and continuous improvement
  • Tools and techniques that support the CI culture
  • Leading Change
  • Understanding current state - Visualizing future state
  • Understanding roadmaps for Individual change
  • Organizational change

Experts

Ned Ellington

Ned Ellington is CEO of Ellington and Associates, LLC. The firm assits clients in strategy and leadership development. Prior to opening the firm in 2013 Dr. Ellington worked with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) at the US Department of Health and Human Services in Washin...

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