In today’s rapidly changing business environment, innovation has become as a fundamental
tool in leadership of managing human resource. Innovation leadership compasses mixing
different leadership styles to influence on people to generate creative ideas and solutions. So,
the innovative leader has a key role in the practice of leadership to motivate and employ the
human recourse along with financial and operational performance. Hence, there is no doubt that
innovation in leadership is a vital feature in business growth and success.
Course Description : The course aims to give a general understanding of basic principles of
innovations management and leadership as a mean of ensuring the synergies between different
competencies and teach students the recent problems related to impact of leadership to creation
of innovation and vice versa. During the course the concept of innovation as a main source of
competitiveness and leadership as an ability to manage effectively the human resources and its
treatment as a main source of innovations will be covered systematically. The course is designed
in two parts which will provide students the opportunity to learn the theoretical part and practical
Course Objectives : The aims of the program are to enable participants to:
• Understand leading and leadership.
• Evaluate the leadership practices required for innovation and change in organizations.
• Enhance the creative and innovative thinking skills.
• Be familiar with processes and methods of creative problem solving: observation,
definition, representation, evaluation and decision making.
• Promote communication skills.
• Discuss about the challenges of organization to face innovation.
Requirements : An interest in developing livelong leadership skills and effectiveness
Who Can Participate : Everyone who wants to develop their interpersonal and leadership
skills and link innovation with leadership or seeking to improve their lifelong leadership skills
and identify strategies that are useful in a variety of positions and organizations. It is highly
recommended for management trainees, students from management related disciplines or
whoever desires to be an effective leader or those from other disciplines interested in developing
their personal leadership toolkit
Participation Limit : Up to 20 students