Leading and Living Innovation
Who is the programme aimed at?
The programme Leading and Living Innovation helps you master the skills, tools, and mindset you need to get on your path to success. It’s dedicated to leaders who want to learn how to create and implement a culture of innovation ; intrapreneurs who want to become better at leading and managing innovation ; and entrepreneurs who want to learn to make innovation sustainable as they grow their business.
Key admissions criteria
- Master degree
- Be General Manager, Senior Functional Manager, Functional Manager or specialist.
What’s in it for you?
Solvay’s learning environment
Our school’s vibrant culture of innovation and leadership draws you into a unique, immersive and transformative learning experience.
The innovation competence
We provide you with the necessary leadership and innovation development concepts and tools to enable you to integrate the program's content into your daily activities.
A new leadership approach
Today’s complex “VUCA” world requires a new kind of leadership. We help you become this what we call “inverted leader”. One that is skilled at engaging individuals and unleash multifunctional teams to produce amazing innovation.
The method: direct, interactive experience
At Solvay, we believe real strength lies in direct experience and personalised follow-through to ensure that you ‘live’ what you learn. Together with your innovation coaches, you use a blend of experiential components − like videos, role plays, digital learning devices, and so on − in an active, dynamic learning environment. The goal is to apply what you learn immediately and to develop skills that can be used in your job right away.
3 modules. The path to Leadership.
More programme features
The toolbox of the programme
The interactive lectures by senior Solvay faculty make you step back to absorb and internalize the fundamentals of the complex landscape of innovation. The live case studies with successful entrepreneurs and investors provide a framework for how these best practices are applied.
The mix of relevant, applicable theory and real-life practical insights makes this program tailor-made for professionals who are interested in going beyond generating creative ideas. We’ll tell you how to turn them into successful businesses by developing core intrapreneurial innovation leadership, strategy, culture, and process capabilities. Meetings with innovative start-up companies is part of the programme.
We complete the programme with what we call an ‘Innovation Lab’. This real-time feedback tool allows you to rapidly gain insights from Solvay coaches and faculty, as well as from each other. The Innovation Labs enhance your learning experience and anchor the programme’s content.
Our faculty is best-in-class. Not only do these teachers and coaches come from leading business schools and universities from around the world, they also offer you the real-world business experience that counts. Their corporate positions, board memberships, and consulting experiences bring a whole new perspective to the classroom.