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Executive Education That Gets Results

Go beyond what you learn in a typical executive education course to drive real change by developing concrete ideas that can be put to work immediately. Engage innovators at every level of the organization in a program that extends seven days of classroom work into three months of progress towards achieving your growth and efficiency goals.

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Executive Course (2 Days)

Summer Course: June 4-5, 2019

Fall Course: Sept. 9-10, 2019

Develop an Innovation Strategy and Mindset

Participants will learn innovation best practices, leadership techniques and how to apply them to their organization. Executives will create an innovation strategy to guide the activation of innovation projects by their innovation teams

Who should attend?

Executives who want to create, lead, and implement innovation strategies and want to shift the company mindset.

Business unit heads, vice presidents, and directors who are ready to empower their organization to achieve innovation goals.

Prerequisite for Innovation Teams Course

Executives must attend this course in order for their teams to participate in the innovation teams course.

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Innovation Teams Course (5 days)

Summer Course: July 15-17, Sept. 16-18, 2019

Fall Course: Oct. 7-9, Dec. 4-6, 2019

Execute Innovation Projects With Tangible Results

Throughout two, 2.5-day course sessions, teams will implement an innovation initiative based on each firm’s new innovation strategy, 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.

Who should attend?

Managers who oversee, conduct, and activate innovation or new product and service development projects.

Team leaders and rising stars looking to increase their role in their organization’s innovation output.

Receive Individualized CoachingTeams will receive personalized coaching throughout the Innovation Teams course to facilitate innovation success.

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