Innovation change management within enterprises provides them with competitive advantages and new pathways for improvement, especially during rapidly changing circumstances. It is therefore very important for Business Advisors to know what types of innovation can occur and transmit this information to their clients and allow them to foster innovation in their organizations.
Advising clients on innovation management is often quite different from traditional expert consulting. The goal is to facilitate innovation among the people within the client’s organisation, to use effective methodology, and to stimulate innovation in the workforce. This is more the role of a facilitator, or a guide, who will work to empower the client’s workforce to become innovators. The end result of innovation management consulting should be increased innovation capability in your client’s organisation, and of course, profit
This Module intends to provide an overview of Innovation Change Management by introducing some concepts and tools so that you as a Business Adviser can be better prepared to assist your clients.
At the end of this Module you will be able to:
- Define Innovation;
- Know the four types of innovation;
- Understand the innovation process;
- Apply some tools that might help your clients to manage the innovation process.