Driving Innovation

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Driving Innovation Course Overview
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About This Course

Driving Innovation is where high performers learn how to drive change in programs, processes, or products, creating measurable revenue or cost savings for their organization. In eight weeks, they will learn the step-by-step process of innovation beginning with problem identification and concluding with the development of an innovation business plan.

This course empowers your company’s rising leaders to gain the skills and mindset they need to initiate change and innovation within their organizations, and to do it with confidence. Participants experience intrapreneurship theory in action as they advance a real-world project of their choosing, bringing immediate value to their position, team, and organization.


of HR Professionals state that driving innovation from within is important for meeting long-term growth goals.
– Intrapreneurship Academy and C2HR 2022 HR Employee Engagement Survey

Who Should Take This Course:

Driving Innovation is a course to equip your high performers (manager to VP) with the frameworks and mindset to drive continuous improvement and innovation.

Your leaders will develop competencies to:

  • Adopt a problem-solving lens using a lean startup framework
  • Seek opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement
  • Create solutions that reduce costs or drive new revenue
  • Influence change by building consensus and advocates
  • Sell ideas through business storytelling
  • Mitigate innovation risks using a scientific method of independently testing variables

Sample Class Format:

Week 1: Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30am-11:30am MST
Weeks 2-7: Tuesdays from 10:00am-11:00am MST
Week 8: Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30am-11:30am MST

*Weekly projects vary in time commitment, but please expect two to four hours of additional working time each week. Estimated total class time is 35 hours.

Course Format:
  • Eight-week virtual course
  • Kickoff: Two 3-hour sessions
  • Weekly: Six 1-hour sessions
  • Capstone: Two 3-hour sessions
2023 Classes:
  • Spring 2023: Apr. 25 – Jun. 22
  • Fall 2023: Sept. 12 – Nov. 2

Select one class per participant. Team courses or additional classes added based on demand.

Course Tuition:
  • $5,950 Standard
  • $5,000 Enterprise*

*Purchase seats in increments of 10 across any course or class combination and receive a price per seat of $5,000, plus get an 11th seat free.

Class Size: Up to 25 individuals

Questions? Email:

Kristin Crockett, Driving Innovation Leader

Meet Kristin Crockett

Driving Innovation Leader
  • People experience and organizational development executive who creates a thriving employee culture via onboarding programs, learning journeys, and progression
  • Facilitator of innovative, results-based performance improvement, team effectiveness, customer approval, and sales enablement strategies
  • Inclusion, equity, and belonging learning professional
  • Certified Insights Discovery and PDI 360 practitioner
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Driving Innovation defined intrapreneurship with concepts and assignments that students could immediately put into practice. Exploring and cultivating new ways to add value is just as valuable as inventing itself.

Product Management Lead, Charter
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Intrapreneurship Academy helped me to better assess the problems I’m trying to solve. I now have the tools to ensure my solutions are creative, useful, and actionable. The class was an enjoyable experience. I always looked forward to the Driving Innovation remote classroom.

Senior Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Crown Media
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The tools that you learn through this course drastically changed my approach to innovation.

Software & Platform Engineer, Comcast
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The time to start innovating is now.

Enroll your leaders or teams for an upcoming Driving Innovation course, or download our brochure and course outline here.

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