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Engage innovators at every level of the organization in a program that extends five days of classroom work into two months of progress towards achieving your growth goals.

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Course Description

Oct. 7-9, Dec. 4-6, 2019

Throughout two, 2.5-day sessions, teams will develop an innovation strategy and mindset and implement an innovation initiative by leveraging a time-tested innovation process taught by real-world practitioners. The teams will have a two-month break in between courses to carry out their innovation projects.

Teams will…

  • Create an Innovation Strategy and Mindset
  • Execute Innovation Projects with Tangible Results
  • Work in Cross-Functional Teams
  • Develop Leadership Skills and Techniques
  • Receive Individualized Coaching
  • Break Out into Executive- and Team-Focused Sessions

Senior Level Buy-inExecutives will attend each session with their team in order to align the organization around innovation strategy and mindset goals. In the second session, teams will present innovation progress to their executives and receive feedback.

Management Training Designed for Teams

Our course structure and pricing is designed to encourage teams from the same organization to attend.

Faculty

Professors and Practitioners provide an actionable, relevant curriculum to enact real change in organizations, merging academic pedagogy with real-world results.

Tom Kuczmarski

President, Kuczmarski Innovation and Chicago Innovation

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Howard Tullman

Executive Director, Kaplan Institute

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Susan Smith Kuczmarski

Social Scientist and Leadership Expert

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Mary Ellen Weber

Founder, Stellar Strategies

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Krishna Erramilli

Associate Dean, Stuart School of Business

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Jeremy Alexis

Senior Lecturer, Kaplan Institute

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Adarsh Arora

Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Kaplan Institute

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Diane Dahl

President, The Hartell Group

Practitioners

The program will also feature multiple Q&A panels with industry-leading executives.

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Linda Mallers

President & CEO, Farmlogix

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Brian Hoff

VP, Innovation Exelon

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Marc Shiffman

President & CFO, SMS Assist

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Kristi Ross

Co-CEO & Founder, Tastytrade

Kuczmarski Innovation and Kaplan Institute

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For over 35 years, Kuczmarski Innovation has worked with 150+ global clients across industries to help their organizations achieve real innovation success

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The Kaplan Institute at Illinois Tech was founded in 2018 and focuses on the application of knowledge, rather than merely its acquisition

For over 35 years, Kuczmarski Innovation has worked with 150+ global clients across industries to help their organizations achieve real innovation success

The Kaplan Institute at Illinois Tech was founded in 2018 and focuses on the application of knowledge, rather than merely its acquisition