CMI Unit 605 Leading Innovation and Change

The ability to drive innovation and change is a valuable skill for a professional manager and leader. Innovation, defined simply as ‘doing something new or different,’ is a powerful catalyst for change. It can revolutionise an organisation’s operational activities, create dynamic new opportunities, and contribute to the achievement of strategic goals. Change occurs in many forms and leaders must be able to respond to changes which are radical, incremental or evolutionary.

About this course

This unit has been designed to enable the professional manager and leader to understand innovation and change within organisational contexts. It explores the rationale for innovation and change, such as the impact of technology and digitalisation. Most importantly it focuses on the knowledge, values and behaviours that ultimately will equip the professional managers and leaders to successfully drive innovation and change.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand innovation and change within an organisational context
  2. Know how to drive innovation and change

Course content

1.1 Explore the rationale for innovation and change within an organisational context

1.2 Investigate the leadership and management approaches, behaviours and values required to drive innovation and change

1.3 Critically appraise approaches to change with reference to traditional and contemporary thinking

1.4 Critically appraise approaches to innovation with reference to theoretical concepts

2.1 Research and evaluate an opportunity for innovation and change

2.2 Formulate an implementation strategy and plan to manage the innovation and change process

2.3 Recommend approaches to review the impact of innovation and change

Key Features

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Time-efficient learning that fits around your other commitments

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Apply the learning directly to your current or future work setting

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Expert tutors with real-world senior management experience

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Become a Chartered Manager (CMgr) and Fellow of the CMI (FCMI)

CMI Unit 605 Leading Innovation and Change

Course Summary

Guided Learning

22 Hours

Course / Unit Credit Value

Unit 605: 70 TUT

Qualification 1

CMI Level 6 Professional Management and Leadership Practice

Qualification 1 Credit Value

Award: 50 TUT; Certificate: 130 TUT; Diploma: 370 TUT
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