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The finance organization is charged with aligning the strategic and financial goals of the company. This course discusses and reviews innovation and what you as a leader need to do to enable, facilitate and measure innovation in your company.  There are multiple “channels” for innovation and we’ll discuss several of them and their ability to drive business value.

What is “important” innovation? When evaluating innovation ideas, do you ask:

Does the Innovation idea support our overall value proposition?”

“Will this idea survive the resource gauntlet and get funding and executive buy-in?”

“Can this idea be executed?”

What types of questions do you ask about your innovation ideas? These issues and more will be covered, providing you with a framework and vocabulary for understanding how innovation can and should grow at your company, with the help of the office of the CFO.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover how to facilitate and enable innovation
  • Identify an approach to manage a portfolio of innovation projects and measure your company’s innovation progress
  • Discover how to play an important leadership role in advancing your business strategies through innovation

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Course was fine, wish it linked back to CFO office a bit more.

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Intermediate

Prerequisite: Exposure to corporate strategy

 

Advanced Preparation: None

 

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact:
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 ext. 106, or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
Innovation
  14:20Baseline Innovation Ideas
  12:04Facilitating Innovation
  16:58Enabling Innovation
  9:26Measuring Innovation
CONCLUSION
  2:49Course Summary
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  PDFSlides: Important Company Innovation
  PDFImportant Company Innovation Glossary/Index
REVIEW & TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM