Intrapreneurship has been described as a great way to make beneficial changes to your organization. People can choose to continue with the status quo, or they can work to make a difference in the lives of themselves and others within the company.
Who wants to feel empowered and recognized for their innovative and creative ideas? Who wants to make a difference? If you answered yes to these questions, then this course will help you become energized and ready to push your ideas forward. After you complete this workshop, you will have ways to get started and implement your plans.
WHAT STUDENTS LEARN
- Understand the importance of intrapreneurship in today’s economy
- Identify the characteristics of an intrapreneur and assess your own strengths
- Create an intrapreneurial team within your organization
- Understand the process of intrapreneurship
- Develop a new product or process idea
- Understand the importance of a sales strategy
- Create a start-up financial statement
WHAT TOPICS ARE INCLUDED
- What is intrapreneurship?
- Why is intrapreneurship important?
- Characteristics of intrapreneurs
- Picking your team
- Are you an intrapreneur?
- Becoming an intrapreneur
- Creating and selling your ideas
- The implementation plan
- Mock innovation fair
What Is Intrapreneurship?
To begin the course, participants will consider what the terms “intrapreneur” and “intrapreneurship” mean.
Why Is Intrapreneurship Important?
Next, participants will explore the growth of intrapreneurial culture and the history of intrapreneurship.
Characteristics of Intrapreneurs
In this session, participants will think of intrapreneurs that they know and what qualities they display.
Picking Your Team
Intrapreneurs can’t do it all alone! This session will look at some of the key people on the intrapreneurial team.
Are You an Intrapreneur?
Next, participants will complete a self-assessment to identify their intrapreneurial qualities.
Becoming an Intrapreneur
This session will give participants some ways to build their intrapreneurial skills.
Creating and Selling Your Ideas
In this session, participants will learn about the intrapreneurial process, as well as ways to develop, screen, and sell ideas.
To tie everything together, participants will participate in a mock innovation fair. They will have an opportunity to develop and present their own project idea and evaluate the ideas of other participants.
The Implementation Plan
The course will conclude with a look at the different pieces of the implementation plan, including financial statements.
At the end of the course, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.