Corporate Entrepreneurship

Overview

Companies run the risk of organisational decline and failure if they do not anticipate, identify, and adapt to forces that can impact them and their survival. This workshop addresses the crucial role of organisational leaders, as they promote corporate entrepreneurship and manage the change process. Participants will better understand how to facilitate corporate entrepreneurship as they actively learn about key factors necessary for leading change and fostering corporate entrepreneurship, including how to develop an effective leadership style, utilise interpersonal skill, and motivate individuals and teams. In addition, strategies for leading a successful change initiative will be provided.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop participants should be able to:

  • Recognise and apply best practices that support corporate entrepreneurship and aid in effective leadership and successful change.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of environmental scanning and discuss the stimuli that may prompt the need for change.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of power and political skill as a way to get “buy in” to change initiatives.
  • Recognise factors that aid in the creation of a high-involvement, learning organisation and demonstrate an ability to cultivate a positive culture that embraces creativity, innovation and change. 

Target Audience

This workshop would be beneficial to:
Managers, Supervisors, Team Leads

Programme Outline

Session 1: Leading in Uncertain Times

  • Ice Breaker
  • Why Change? Practicing Environmental Scanning 
  • Improving Your Leadership Style
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Servant Leadership
  • Application Exercise

Session 2: Promoting Corporate Entrepreneurship

  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Work Environment
  • Positive Organisational Culture
  • Different minds, More ideas: The Role of Diversity in Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Application Exercise

Session 3: Mastering Political Skill & Interpersonal Exchange

  • Using Power and Political Skill
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Dealing with Conflict and Resistance to Change
  • Implementing the Change Model
  • Application Exercise

Session 4: Developing Human Capital

  • Using Emotional Intelligence
  • Building a High-Involvement Organisation
  • Creating a Learning Organisation
  • Utilizing Motivation Techniques
  • Application Exercise

Session 5: Capstone

  • Application Exercise
  • Strategies for Leading Successful Change

Faculty Bio-Sketch:

Dr. Leon C. Prieto is an Assistant Professor of Management in Clayton State University’s College of Business, where his teaching focuses on HR/OB, Entrepreneurship and other management related topics. His research focuses on management history, workforce development, entrepreneurship education, leadership, creativity, and social entrepreneurship. His research has appeared in scholarly journals including Journal of Management History, International Journal of Leadership Studies, Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict, Academy of Strategic Management Journal, and Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal, among others. He regularly presents his research at national conferences (Allied Academies, Academy of Human Resource Development, United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Academy of Management). He is also the Editor for the Journal for the Advancement of Developing Economies (http://developingeconomies.org/jade)
Professor Prieto is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), and in the past he worked as an Occupational Development Specialist at the National Energy Skills Center and as an Environmental Health and Safety Technician at Petrotrin/Trinmar Operations. He also served as the Founding Co-Director of the Center for the Advancement of Creativity and Entrepreneurship at Savannah State University.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Management) from Claflin University and earned his MBA from Georgia Southern University and Ph.D. in Human Resource and Leadership Development from Louisiana State University.

Dr. Simone T. A. Phipps is an Assistant Professor of Management in the School of Business at Middle Georgia State College, where she has taught Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship, and Principles of Management. Her teaching interests also include HR and Leadership. Her research interests are management history, entrepreneurship, leadership, and creativity. She has published in a number of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Management History, International Journal of Leadership Studies, Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict, and Academy of Strategic Management Journal. She also presents her research at conferences such as the Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM), United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE), Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD), and Allied Academies. In addition, she is the Associate Editor of the Journal for the Advancement of Developing Economies (JADE). 

Dr. Phipps holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Science (MIS) from Claflin University, and earned her MBA from Ohio University, and Ph.D. in Human Resource and Leadership Development from Louisiana State University. She is also a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR).

Details

Date View Event Calendar
Time 8:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Duration 4 Days
Cost TT $4,500.00 (inclusive of training materials, refreshments and Certificate of Participation) 
Please note that prices are subject to change without notice.
Venue Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business                                              
South Campus, Lot 39 Union Park West, Marabella.

Contact

Tel: 645-6700
Fax: 662-1411

Coordinators:

Christa Sankarsingh ext. 307        

E-mail:  openenrolment@lokjackgsb.edu.tt

Certification

Certificates will only be issued to participants who have attained a minimum attendance rate of 75% for the duration of the course.

Course Cancellation/ Reschedule Policy

Arthur Lok Jack GSB (ALJGSB) reserves the right to cancel training at any time. If ALJGSB cancels the training due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of ALJGSB, you are entitled to a full refund of the course fee, or your course fee can be credited toward a future training, based upon availability (providing payments have been made before original advertised date).

ALJGSB reserves the right to reschedule training at any time. If ALJGSB reschedules training due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of ALJGSB, the training will take place at the next available time. Participants will be informed via phone and/or e-mails.

 

  

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