Module I: Your Personal Journey to Innovation Leadership. The course begins with the introduction before moving into:
- Your Leadership Journey
- Losing Your Way
- Crucibles of Leadership
Stories of leaders included in this module include Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach For America; Howard Schultz, founder of Starbucks; Ian Chan, founder of U.S. Genomics; Mike Baker of Arthrocare; Daniel Vasella, MD, former Chair & CEO of Novartis; Pedro Algorta of “Alive,” survivor of Andes Mountains crash; and Steve Jobs of Apple.
Module II: Developing as an Innovation Leader. In this module you will go through essential elements of developing as an innovation leader:
- Transformation from Innovator to Innovation Leadership: the “I to We” Journey
- Innovating with Values
- Finding your innovation “Sweet Spot”
- Building Support Teams
- Integrated Life
The stories of innovation leaders include Nelson Mandala, president of South Africa; Disney CEO Bob Iger; Narayana Murthy, founder of Infosys; IBM CEO Sam Palmisano; Warren Buffett, founder of Berkshire Hathaway; Kevin Sharer of Amgen; Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook; Facebook president Sheryl Sandberg; eBay CEO John Donahoe.
Module III: Innovation Leaders in Organizations. The concluding module focuses on:
- Innovating with Purpose
- Empowering Innovators
- Your Style as Innovation Leader
- Innovating for Global Impact
- How Innovators Create Shared Value
This module features remarkable innovation leaders: Merck CEOs Ken Frazier and Roy Vagelos; Xerox’s Anne Mulcahy and Ford’s Alan Mulally; Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak; Unilever CEO Paul Polman; Alibaba founder Jack Ma.