University of cologne - Business School

Digital Innovation Leadership and Management

 

In this module, you will learn to develop innovation capabilities in your teams and workforce in a systematic, reproducible and consistent way. Building on approaches such as Lean and Design Thinking, the course addresses four different thinking styles around creative ideas and presents a holistic method for considering technological opportunities, organisational problems and strategic imperatives. You will learn a procedure model for creating, testing, implementing and exploiting digital innovations, growing your organisational ability to turn innovative ideas into measurable business results.

 

Topics

  • Understanding innovation, analysis and decision latency.
  • Improving the reaction to problems and opportunities in the digital world for yourself and your team.
  • Different approaches to innovation and a systematic approach to creating innovative ideas.
  • Reflection on current organisational problems.
  • Learning from other innovation domains and practices.
  • Utilisation of hidden assets and digital resources and appreciation of novel strategic opportunities.
  • Design-led innovation.
  • Turning innovation into action: managing the entire innovation process end-to-end.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how you can speed up your ability to react to problems and opportunities in the digital world, how to instil motivation and courage into your teams and how to enhance their abilities.
  • Develop the skills and confidence in different approaches to innovation.
  • Learn to create innovative ideas in a reliable and consistent manner.
  • Learn how to manage the entire innovation process from creating innovative ideas to exploiting and managing running innovations.

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Key Facts

Duration

Dates

24-25 October 2019
Thu. 09.30 - 16.30 h
Fri. 09.30 - 12.30 h

Language

Language

English

Location

Location

University of Cologne

Work experience

Work Experience

Minimum of 2 years

Fees

Fees

1.450 € (module only)
Certificate Programme: Included

Registration

Registration

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Module

Module of

DLI Certificate Programme

Benefits

  • Learn how to develop innovation courage in your workgroups and teams.
  • Identify how quality and consistency of creativity workshops can be increased.
  • Examine how innovative ideas can be turned into results.

Highlights

  • Blending classroom learning with real-life case studies as well as readings and videos to understand different approaches to innovation.
  • Using both theory and case studies as learning tools to increase your confidence of turning innovative ideas into measurable business success.

Target Audience

Tailored to suit management teams in organisations faced with digital technology challenges and with a desire and capacity for tackling these challenges. Suitable participants include, but are not limited to, team leaders, project managers and managers of business units in large organisations, or directors and executive staff in small to medium sized companies.

Prof. Dr Jan Recker

Faculty

Prof. Dr Jan Recker

Chaired Professor for Information Systems and Systems Development at the University of Cologne

Prof. Recker is the most accomplished business and management researcher under 40 years of age according to a ranking by the magazine Wirtschaftswoche (01/2019). He is Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow, Chaired Professor for Information Systems and Systems Development at the University of Cologne and Adjunct Professor at the QUT Business School in Brisbane, Australia. In 2018 he was also made the youngest ever AIS (Association for Information Systems) Fellow. His research and teaching covers issues in design and processes surrounding digital innovation, digital transformation and sustainability in a digital world. He is one of the most published information systems academics of all time.

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