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Leading Strategic Innovation: How to Lead with Purpose

Discover the importance of strategic thinking, innovation, and purposeful leadership when dealing with change.

Leading Strategic Innovation: How to Lead with Purpose
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

Change is inevitable in both your personal and professional life. Although sometimes unexpected, it offers an opportunity to improve and innovate. On this course, you will investigate the nature of change and learn about the concept of strategic innovation.

You will critically reflect on your past experiences of change to understand how you deal with it. You will also explore your own leadership capabilities. By identifying areas of strategic innovation, you will learn how to make a positive difference during times of change and growth.

What topics will you cover?

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explore the concept and practice of strategic thinking.
  • Develop your understanding of change at a personal level.
  • Identify and define your leadership purpose.
  • Investigate strategic drift and the nature of change.

Who is the course for?

For students undertaking the graduate/ postgraduate certificate, jointly delivered by Coventry University and Deakin University.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Colin Higgins is an Associate Professor in Management at Deakin University and also leads Deakin's Global Courses. He teaches strategy and researches how companies engage with sustainability

Prof Maas is the Director of the International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship at Coventry University. Has broad international business and academic experiences in various countries.

I am a Professor in Education Practice - Entrepreneurship and the Lead Educator for the this course. I have worked in higher education, in industry and I ran my own consultancy for around 15 years.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established1974
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia
  • World rankingTop 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021