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362 On Demand – How We Used Design Thinking to Reinvent Leadership Development

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM PT
Wednesday, November 17

Learning 2021 on-demand sessions are recorded videos you can access starting at this date and time, and watch at your own convenience.

Senior leaders challenged the instructional design team: How might we use design thinking and innovation to reinvent a traditional, classroom-based leadership development program to one that offers ready, 24/7 access to learning and development resources that are targeted to all leadership levels, from rising high-potential to seasoned senior leader. This session describes a credible innovation process along with innovation and design thinking tools. It explores the characteristics of strong innovation team and describes the pitfalls of using an innovation process, providing strategies for avoiding them.

In this session, you will learn:

  • A conceptual model of a credible innovation process, along with tools to apply to innovation projects
  • What to look for in a possible innovation project
  • How to identify and deal innovation project derailers

Catherine Brown

Senior Program Manager, Learning Development

Institute of Nuclear Power Operations

Cathy Brown is a senior program manager, leadership development, for the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO). Before joining INPO, Cathy developed leadership development programs for two Fortune 500 companies. She earned an MS in instructional and performance technology from Boise State University and a BA from Berry College. Cathy is active with the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), holding leadership roles at the Society and chapter levels. She is also active with the Atlanta chapter of Association for Talent Development (ATD).