Innovation Leadership Consortium: Program Timeline

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Pre-program (~8 weeks): 

  • Identify participants and project teams
  • Identify team projects
  • Hold initial team meetings with sponsors and mentors

 

Module 1: Analytics and Innovation Seminar (3 days)

  • Day 1
    • Strategic Innovation & Market Threats
    • Market & Customer Analysis
  • Day 2
    • Design Thinking & Application to Projects
    • Data Science Tools for Innovators
  • Day 3
    • Developing an Innovation Value Proposition
    • Meet with NC State Project Coach (optional)

 

Intersession (8 weeks):

  • Meet with sponsor
  • Define project analysis
  • Evaluate original project ideas and modify as needed based on learnings from Module 1
  • By first week: complete review with project coach and sponsor
  • By second week: gather internal data
  • The week prior to Module 2: Prepare a brief presentation of updated project description, value proposition and data gathered from internal experts; review this information with the Project Coach

 

Module 2: Business Model Workshop & Change Leadership Seminar (3 days)

  • Day 1
    • Visit to Innovation Lab
    • Business Case Workshop
  • Day 2
    • Leading Innovation & Change
    • Organizational Influences on Innovation
  • Day 3:
    • Leading 21st Century Teams
    • Leadership Skills for Innovators

 

Post-program (~8 weeks):

  • Continue work on projects
  • Receive post-program coaching and project management support from NC State
  • Make final presentations to key executives at sponsoring organizations

 

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