Build and sustain an innovative work environment

BSBINN502 Hawthorn

Aims and objectives

How you will benefit

  • Learn how to make innovation an integral part of leadership and management activities
  • Demonstrate positive reception of ideas from others and provide constructive advice
  • Learn how to establish and maintain relationships based on mutual respect and trust
  • Take considered risks to open up opportunities for innovation
  • Regularly evaluate own approaches for consistency with the wider organisational or project context
  • Consult on and establish working conditions that reflect and encourage innovative practice
  • Introduce and maintain workplace procedures that foster innovation and allow for rigorous evaluation of innovative ideas
  • Facilitate and participate in collaborative work arrangements to foster innovation
  • Learn how to build and lead teams to work in ways that maximise opportunities for innovation
  • Learn how to acknowledge suggestions, improvements and innovations from all colleagues
  • Find appropriate ways of celebrating and promoting innovation
  • Promote and reinforce the value of innovation according to the vision and objectives of the organisation or project
  • Promote and support the evaluation of innovative ideas within the wider organisational or project context
  • Evaluate the impact of the physical environment in relation to innovation
  • Collaborate with colleagues about ideas for enhancing the physical work environment before taking action
  • Learn how to consider potential for supporting innovation when selecting physical resources and equipment
  • Design, fit-out and decorate workspaces to encourage creative mindsets, collaborative working and the development of positive workplace relationships
  • Pro-actively share relevant information, knowledge and skills with colleagues
  • Provide or encourage formal and informal learning opportunities to help develop the skills needed for innovation
  • Create opportunities in which individuals can learn from the experience of others

What will be covered

  • Understanding and leading innovation
  • Creating the working conditions to foster innovation
  • Investigating opportunities for innovation
  • Evaluating and refining ideas
  • Creating concepts and ideas