Innovation Mindset and Skills 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 & Skills for Defence 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 for our 2024 programme

Dates are being confirmed for 2024, but if you wish to attend, we strongly encourage you to pre-register your interest.

You can do this by providing a few simple contact details using the form below, and we will be in touch when dates are announced. 

Book your place via the sign-up form here Booking form


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