Professional Certificate in Strategic Innovation

Course Overview

This course will provide those involved in the public sector with a clear understanding of the mechanisms behind promoting innovation and creativity in governance.

Interactive learning will support participants’ understanding of key themes, such as how innovation drives development, levels of government intervention and the importance of diversification. By analysing in-depth case studies and examining different ways of fostering innovation and strategic policymaking throughout the course, participants will leave equipped to promote innovative public policy within their organisation, supported by monitoring frameworks, strategic planning and engaged stakeholders.

A comprehensive analysis of a variety of innovative approaches to governance will be provided, with subjects to be discussed including:

  • Establishing creativity as a key feature of governance
  • Innovation and competitiveness
  • Partnerships between government and the private sector
  • Communicating strategic innovation
  • Developing regulatory frameworks to support innovation
  • Citizen confidence in government innovation

Experts in the field will lead this training through interactive workshops, lectures and best practice case studies, fostering innovation, creating learning and networking amongst peers.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course the delegates will be able to:

  • develop, construct and implement plans to improve innovation in governance
  • lead effective organisational change
  • apply the principles of innovation and creativity to their organisation
  • improve capacity and support structures whilst reducing administrative burdens
  • monitor, evaluate and enhance performance
  • deliver services that better meet stakeholder needs