Innovation for Accountants

Summary

Innovation is all about generating and implementing new ideas, breaking the mould to deliver business success

This course is provided by a third party provider accountingcpd.net and the fee charged is exclusive of VAT.  Training tickets are not applicable on this product. 

Venue details:  
Online, ,
Start date & time:  
01 January 2019 00:00
End date & time:  
01 January 2022 00:00
Price: €85.00  (€85.00 Member price)
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CPD hours:  
4.00
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Description

Product type:  
CPD online course
Category:  
Practice and business improvement

This course shows you why innovation is important, how to create and select great ideas and how to realise them in your own organisation.

You will appreciate how creativity can grow from a crisis, consider alternative business models and try out some practical tools for idea generation and risk management. Innovation will teach you how to contribute effective new ideas to a range of situations within your organisation.

Course overview 

Innovation and you

  • What is innovation?
  • Why is innovation important?
  • What types of innovation are there?
  • What are the main types of innovation?
  • What are the main sources of innovation?
  • How is innovation different from what I do every day?
  • What skills do I need to become an innovator?
  • When should I think innovatively?
  • Where does innovation fit within my organisation?

Context and theory

  • Why does innovation matter to the outside world?
  • What theory should I be aware of?
  • Why doesn't everyone innovate?
  • How do organisations encourage innovation?
  • How do organisations deal with the financial challenges of innovation?
  • What external incentives are available for innovative business projects?

Ideas and opportunities

  • How do I generate ideas and opportunities?
  • What tools can I use?
  • Where can I find inspiration?
  • How do I run a brainstorming session?
  • How do I evaluate and select appropriate ideas?
  • How should I talk about my ideas?
  • How do I convert ideas into results?

Implementing ideas

  • What makes a great idea work in practice?
  • What do I do if my idea doesn't fit in to my organisation's business model?
  • What other business models are there?
  • How should I manage an innovative project?
  • How do I monitor and evaluate an innovative project?
  • When should I change or cancel an innovative project?

Managing change and risk

  • How do people respond to change?
  • What approaches can I use to manage change?
  • How do I avoid risk?
  • How can I assess the risk of an innovative project?
  • What is an acceptable level of risk?
  • What do I do if no-one wants to take the risk?