The workshop will focus on the pragmatics of managing creative people and building innovative organizations. This workshop is geared toward anyone who has to manage creative and innovative team members by providing the range of skill one needs to succeed. These include: building relationships, addressing the common challenges of managing independent and creative staff, hiring for success in the organizational context, engaging people with widely varying motivations, approaches to mentoring, and helping people to manage their career paths.
Who should attend: The workshop is designed for those in innovation functions or within businesses who have responsibility for managing people. It is helpful for new managers and those interested in expanding their repertoire of practices. This course covers a broad range of business issues and can be viewed as a springboard to the participant’s professional advancement.