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Planning Change and Innovation

Innovation is now the most valuable skill that every organization wants from its employees. Every organization needs to innovate and your job is to generate and manage new ideas that can be converted into additional value for your customers.  Five skills are essential for helping you manage innovation and that will also make you a significantly more valuable manager. They are: (i) defining goals, (ii) managing actions, (iii) empowering teams, (iv) monitoring results and (v) building communities. This self paced course will teach you about five essential skills. You will learn skills such as how to create goals, monitor performance, solve problems, generate ideas, manage projects, empower teams, motivate individuals, and communicate more effectively. When you have completed this course you can immediately apply all that you have learned to your own organization.

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Title Planning Change and Innovation
Description Achieve greater performance within your organization by learning the essential skills necessary to define your goals, generate and execute better ideas and empower your team. These innovation skills will increase efficiency and value, make your organization a better place to work, and help you become a more successful manager. This course draws on best practice within leading organizations and presents a step by step approach for delivering effective change. Class projects will help you practice what you learn. Carefully designed templates will then allow you to effortlessly create development plans for your own organization. This course is supported, updated and delivered to you free from the National University of Ireland Galway. This self-paced online course will teach you five essential skills for managing ideas and planning innovation. You will learn step-by-step skills such as how to create goals, monitor performance, solve problems, generate ideas, manage projects, empower teams, motivate individuals, and communicate more effectively. When you have completed this course you can immediately apply all that you have learned within your own organization.