Description: Innovation occurs when people take risks, view challenges as opportunities, and learn from mistakes. Knowledge is valued. Innovative leaders will create environments in which this happens. The course examines the emotional intelligence skills associated with innovation as well as personal and professional implications. We review research regarding innovative leaders and provide three strategies related to flexibility, optimism, and independence to build innovative capacity.
Style: Narrated slides, references, three downloadable exercises
Length: ~ 20 minutes and and each exercise takes 20-30 minutes.
Recommended audience: This course is intended for leaders and aspiring leaders interested in developing emotional intelligence skills associated with innovation.
Recommended companion course: EQ-i2.0 Leadership Assessment and Debrief.
Certificate of Completion: Automatically generated upon completion of the program. CE hours: 1.5