Strategy and Innovation

Strategy and innovation are demands of today’s business environment despite any industry. Knowing what kind of strategy may be needed and how to implement a strategy will be discussed in this session. Several strategic planning methods will be presented with related cases on implementation techniques. Innovation will also be discussed from a business perspective (not building innovations) taking into consideration critical – design think methods.

Description

Strategy and innovation are demands of today’s business environment despite any industry. Knowing what kind of strategy may be needed and how to implement a strategy will be discussed in this session. Several strategic planning methods will be presented with related cases on implementation techniques. Innovation will also be discussed from a business perspective (not building innovations) taking into consideration critical – design think methods.

Learning Objectives

  • Define what strategy is for an architectural practice
  • Explore different strategic methods and discuss implementation tools/techniques
  • Examine the attributes of the innovation process using critical-design think
  • Discuss the importance of leadership, culture, and communication toward strategy and innovation

    This module awards 1.5 Learning Units.  Credit designation:  LU / HSW

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