Innovation Mindset for Defence: 1 Day Programme

Designed from the ground up for British Defence, this one day programme equips you with the mind-set and skill set of a modern innovator.

Do you want to make a game-changing difference for Defence?

Our mission succeeds or fails on our ability to re-think challenges, seize new possibilities, and turn new ideas into action faster than ever.

Sponsored by the Defence Innovation Unit, Innovation Mindset is our an intensive, one-day experience designed from the ground-up to help you think, feel and act as a modern defence innovator.

Delivered by defence experts at Korn Ferry, one of the world’s foremost experts in leadership development, Innovation Fundamentals combines practical lessons from game-changing businesses with the psychology of behaviour change.

The result is an intense one-day programme tailored to help you become the force that helps make change happen in our unique context.

Is this for me?

This programme is for everyone in Defence: all ranks, every service, civilian and military.

This is a foundational programme addressing core behaviours, context, and methods so it is particularly well suited to those who want to make a bigger impact as an innovator but have not addressed this in a formal way before.

Duration: 1 day

Format:  The course is delivered online via MS TEAMS, delivered by Korn Ferry – a global leader in leadership development and innovation training. The course is facilitated by experts with an outstanding background in industry, academia and UK military.

Why attend?

Because you will walk away with:

  1. The mindset of a Defence innovator – with mental models that equip you to tackle challenges in new ways.
  2. An understanding of the critical role of innovation mindset to the UK armed forces and Mission Command, including powerful case studies of success and failure.
  3. Skills to create a culture in teams so that more great ideas get created, developed and delivered faster.
  4. Practical tools you can use to make innovation happen in practice – from identify opportunities to taking others with you.
  5. A hype-free and Defence-specific understanding of how data and digital technology unlocks new opportunities.
  6. Insight and inspiration from some of the world’s most successful innovators, including industry giants such as Microsoft, NASA Tesla.

Enroll now

We are taking applications now for courses in 2023 now.

These are designed to enable military and civil personnel to learn together with peers of a similar rank or grade.

To apply for one of these dates, just complete the short form linked below, and our team will be in touch to confirm your booking. Please note, it is requirement that your manager approves your attendance.

Apply for a 2023 date here.

Book your place via the sign-up form here.



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