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Applying diverse innovation in your context: brief

In this step read about the brief for your independent learning task.
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Throughout this course you’ve actively reflected on and planned ways to support diverse innovation. In this peer graded assignment we would like you to write about how you will apply innovation in your context. To begin let’s recap on some of the activities you took part in throughout the course:

Week 1

Mapping the benefits of diverse innovation: you created your own mind map to visualise how diverse innovation could benefit you and your community, colleagues or collaborators.

Week 2

Diverse work cultures: you created an action plan for one thing you can do to help create a diverse work culture and increase the impact of diverse innovators within your context.

Diverse innovation events: you made a plan for an event or activity that supports diverse innovation.

Week 3

Transparency strategy: You noted how you can promote transparency in your sector, organisation or project.

Staying accountable: you wrote down ways that would help you hold yourself or your company to account.

Who can help you amplify voices?: You reflected on the different stakeholders that could help you increase the impact of your amplification activities.

Assignment brief:

In the next step, you will begin your peer graded assignment for this course by reflecting back on these activities and writing about how you will take what you have leant and apply it within your context, whether that’s as an individual or on behalf of your company/organisation. Speculating about the ways in which you will do this is one of the first steps you can take towards concrete actions.

Assignment requirements

The assignment is split into 4 tasks, in the submission step you will see prompts to submit 4 different tasks.

Task prompt 1: How will you create a diverse work culture?

Task prompt 2: How will you be transparent?

Task prompt 3: How you will stay accountable for supporting diverse innovation?

Task prompt 4: How will you amplify diverse voices?

Each task has a maximum of two points available which are detailed below. You will use the same criteria to grade your peers work. Spelling and grammar are not part of the marking criteria.

Task prompt 1: How will you create a diverse work culture?

Summarise in 150 words or less how you will work towards this in your own context.

There is a maximum of two points for this task:

  • (2 points) – Clearly summarise how a diverse work culture will be created.
  • (1 point) – Partially summarise how a diverse work culture will be created.
  • (0 points) – Missing or incomplete.

Task prompt 2: How will you be transparent?

Summarise in 150 words or less how you will be transparent in your own context.

There is a maximum of two points for this task:

  • (2 points) – Clearly summarise you or your company/organisations goals for being transparent.
  • (1 point) – Partially summarise you or your company/organisations goals for being transparent.
  • (0 points) – Missing or incomplete.

Task Prompt 3: How you will stay accountable for supporting diverse innovation?

Summarise in 150 words or less how you will hold yourself or your company/organisation to account for supporting diverse innovation.

There is a maximum of two points for this task:

  • (2 points) – Clearly summarise how you will hold yourself or your company/organisation to account for supporting diverse innovation.
  • (1 point) – Partially summarise how you will hold yourself or your company/organisation to account for supporting diverse innovation.
  • (0 points) – Missing or incomplete.

Task prompt 4: How will you amplify diverse voices?

Summarise in 150 words or less how you will amplify diverse voices in your context.

There is a maximum of two points for this task:

  • (2 points) – Clearly summarise how diverse voices will be amplified.
  • (1 point) – Partially summarise how diverse voices will be amplified.
  • (0 Points) – Missing or incomplete.

Continue to the next step to begin your assignment.

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