Aspire Journeys

Innovation Mindset Journey

  • 18 Courses | 11h 48m 10s
  • 4 Books | 2h 52m
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In our ever-changing business world, the successful organization is the one that innovates successfully – survival depends on it. Innovation leadership plays a pivotal role by developing and supporting a culture that is open to a creative, innovative mindset.

Leading Innovation

In our ever-changing business world, the successful organization is the one that innovates successfully – survival depends on it. Innovation leadership plays a pivotal role by developing and supporting a culture that is open to a creative, innovative mindset. To lead innovation you need to first avoid the mistakes leaders make in innovation. Then you need to create a space for innovation—where debate and learning can foster creativity and people can join together to do the work that matters.

  • 4 Courses | 3h 39m 54s

Leading a Customer-Centric Culture

Centric Culture - In business, the customer is all. A customer-centric culture is an imperative, but many leaders are unsure how to begin instilling one. Leaders of customer-centric cultures are committed to customers in every way. They identify unique wants and needs, understand customer processes, and exhibit worthy intentions. Every day, they put the customer first, and you should, too.

  • 7 Courses | 3h 51m 25s
  • 1 Book | 56m

Leading through Shared Vision

Vision starts with purpose. By modeling that vision and communicating it in a way that everyone can envision, leaders can inspire, energize, and engage others in way that goes beyond just getting the job done.  A powerful vision, clearly articulated, motivates people to take action and drives business results.

  • 2 Courses | 1h 14m 24s
  • 1 Book | 1h 5m

The Collaborative Leader

In today's business world, working together is key to success.  Managing teams successfully involves ensuring that team members can communicate with you and with one another and that they will collaborate effectively as a team. Collaborative leadership requires reciprocity, humility, and modeling collaboration for team members.

  • 5 Courses | 3h 2m 27s
  • 2 Books | 51m

COURSES INCLUDED

Leading Innovation
In our ever-changing business world, the successful organization is the one that innovates successfully – survival depends on it. Innovation leadership plays a pivotal role by developing and supporting a culture that is open to a creative, innovative mindset.  In this course, you'll learn the requirements for successful innovation and how to overcome obstacles to innovation. You'll also learn the characteristics of an innovation culture and how to establish a flexible innovation process that encourages creativity and innovative thinking in others.
7 videos | 55m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading Innovation
To lead innovation you need to first avoid the mistakes leaders make in innovation. Then you need to create a space for innovation—where debate and learning can foster creativity and people can join together to do the work that matters.
34 videos | 1h
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Design Thinking for Innovation: Brainstorming and Ideation
Brainstorming without structure rarely yields plentiful and new results. In this course, you'll learn techniques to spur creative thinking, and techniques to communicate and critique ideas. This course was developed with subject matter provided by PDD. (www.pddinnovation.com)
7 videos | 32m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Toolkit: Facilitating a Brainstorming Session
Successful leadership in today’s business world requires a multitude of skills and competencies. Among them is the ability to manager diverse teams of individuals with different backgrounds, experiences and expertise. Facilitating effective brainstorming sessions allows leaders to harness their teams’ creativity to generate a greater quantity and quality of ideas and strategies to spark innovation and provide a wide range of possible solutions to specific business problems. Successful brainstorming sessions provide creative grist for the strategic mill. In this course, you will learn specific techniques and strategies for facilitating a successful brainstorming session. You’ll also learn about leading your team through productive activities, handling diverse personalities and priorities, and keeping your business team focused and on-task without limiting ideas and innovation.
2 videos | 29m
has Assessment available Badge
Leading a Customer-centric Culture
In business, the customer is all. A customer-centric culture is an imperative, but many leaders are unsure how to begin instilling one. In this course, you'll learn how to design and implement a culture centered on your customers.
7 videos | 58m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading a Customer-Centric Culture
Leaders of customer-centric cultures are committed to customers in every way. They identify unique wants and needs, understand customer processes, and exhibit worthy intentions. Every day, they put the customer first, and you should, too.
7 videos | 22m
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Optimizing the Customer Experience
Today’s customer is a new breed, often a digital native who spends much of their time online in the digital world. They have different priorities and expectations than generations of customers past.
In this course, you will learn about meeting the needs and expectations of today’s digital customers, including omnichannel and utilizing algorithm-savvy design. You’ll also learn about wayfinding: ways to shape and influence their customer journey, as well as methods to individualize their customer experience (CX) through methods like digital body language. Finally, you’ll learn about protecting and partnering in their data privacy and security.
6 videos | 29m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Design Thinking for Innovation: Defining Opportunities
Engaging with stakeholders produces valuable data, which can be constructively used for analyzing the stakeholder experience. In this course, you will learn how to translate data into actionable insights and define opportunities through tools like experience mapping and affinity clustering. This course was developed with subject matter provided by PDD. (www.pddinnovation.com)
7 videos | 31m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Design Thinking for Innovation: Prototyping and Testing
The Design Thinking approach advocates early stakeholder engagement in the co-creation and development of solutions. In this course, you'll learn about techniques for prototyping and testing in order to  iteratively develop solutions more efficiently with stakeholders. This course was developed with subject matter provided by PDD. (www.pddinnovation.com)
6 videos | 28m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU