Leading Innovation and Organizational Transformation

Why Attend

Constant innovation is the only insurance against increasing global competition. It is critical for organizations to have leaders that understand the process of innovation and who can successfully navigate their organization through change. Those who are able to innovate and manage organizational transformation will be in a better position to capitalize on the opportunities presented by the ever-changing environment and influence the future that is being created today.

This course includes the use of ExperienceChange™ simulation software which is an expert-guided program designed to help participants execute ideas while teaching the essentials of successful change. Backed by over 20 years of research, industry insights and results, the simulation combines proven approaches with hands-on practice in an engaging, low-risk, high-impact experience. ExperienceChange™ simulates a year-in-the-life of a team-leading innovation and transformation in an organization that is facing increasing competition and changing product landscapes.

In addition to receiving Meirc’s attendance certificate, successful participants will receive a certificate from ExperiencePoint, a leading provider of innovation and organizational transformation guidance based in Canada.

Course Methodology

This course includes the use of the ExperienceChange™ software that uses a customized case study to demonstrate the different components of innovation and organizational transformation. In addition, the course utilizes individual debriefs, group discussions, role-playing scenarios, videos, and presentations.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the linkage between innovation and organizational transformation
  • Quickly turn powerful ideas and solutions into reality
  • Lead organizations and teams through the different steps of organizational transformation
  • Align and engage stakeholders around new ways of doing things
  • Build a highly engaged culture of innovation and execution

Target Audience

All leaders, managers and senior professionals who are involved in influencing, formulating or supporting innovation and organizational transformation in their department or organization, as well as those who are interested in learning more about innovation leadership and change management.

Target Competencies

  • Innovation leadership
  • Creative thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • Conceptual thinking
  • Stakeholder management
  • Managing organizational transformation


South Africa

Training Dates:

Each course starts every Monday of each week. Please book your training on a date that is a Monday.

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Course Fees

Note: Please fill in the online application form on the left or bottom if this page to receive a quotation with detailed pricing from AATICD.

How to Apply:

To Apply Simply Fill in the Online Enquiries / Applications form on the Right Sidebar or Bottom of this website https://www.aaticd.co.za


When filling the online application form; please take note of your desired Training Month, Duration in Weeks and Training Session. This will give us the exact dates you will be attending your classes.

Also note that Tuition Fees must be paid upfront on or before training start date. This is to ensure that all resources are made availabe for you before you start. You will not be allowed into training if fees are not paid and verified.

Also note that Tuition Fees Cancellations must be made 14 business working days before the starting date of training. This will allow us to do a 50% refund of the total amount paid. If cancellations are made thereafter note that no refund will be made to delegates.

Tuition Fees include teas and lunch as well as either a laptop or tablet which a delegate will take home free of charge.

Tuition Fee DOES NOT include Accommodation, Dinners and other Extra Curricular Activities or Incidentals. Delegates are expected to fund this on their own. AATICD will not be held accountable for any incidents to delegates.

In-House Trainings are also available for 3 or more delegates for any duration. Please consult with our Administration for such In-House training bookings.

Course Outline

  • Innovation and organizational transformation
    • The journey to impact
    • Creating a great solution
    • Realizing the full potential of the solution
    • The solution focus
    • The organization focus
  • Leading innovation
    • Co-creating the future
    • Involving relevant stakeholders
    • Problem-solving methods
    • Creating something new
    • Design thinking
    • Optimizing what exists today
    • Optimizing using Lean
    • Optimizing using Six Sigma
  • Leading organizational transformation
    • The definition of organizational transformation
    • Organizational transformation as a discipline
    • Organizational transformation lessons
    • Assessing the situation
    • Interviewing stakeholders
    • Driving forces
    • Restraining forces
    • Force Field
    • The journey from challenge to impact
    • Feeling the dip
    • Moderating the dip
    • Realizing great solutions through transformation
    • The organizational transformation process
  • Aligning key stakeholders
    • Step 1: Understand the problem
    • Step 2: Enlist champions
    • Step 3: Envisage the future
  • Engaging the organization
    • Step 4: Motivate
      • Articulate the vision
      • Vision characteristics
      • Measure success
    • Step 5: Communicate
    • Step 6: Act
    • Step 7: Consolidate
    • Models and tools
    • Human-centered mindsets
    • Reflexes: ask and say
    • Continuous improvement