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Call for Participation: Transformation Leadership and Disruptive Innovation

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Transformational Leadership and Disruptive Innovation

Date: April 9th 2018
Place: IT University of Copenhagen
Duration: 8.30 – 16.00

I4L (“Innovation for Leadership”) calls for applicants to participate in the workshop: “Transformational Leadership and Disruptive Innovation”. The day-long workshop will take place on Monday April 9th, at the IT University of Copenhagen.

Speakers and topics:

  • Alexander Richter, Associate Professor, ITU, on I4L.
  • Thomas Kastrup, Enterprise Innovation & Technology Architect, Ørsted, on Transformative Leadership and Disruptive Innovation.
  • Hanne Westh Nicolajsen Associate Professor, ITU and Raluca Stana PhD Fellow, ITU, on Ambidexterity and Open Innovation.
  • Lene Nielsen, Associate Professor ITU, and Anders Høegh Nissen, PodLab, on What if?!! – Design of disruptive innovation.
  • The day ends with participants drafting their individual plans for innovation.

Participants: The workshop is aimed at leaders in a position to enact change and who are motivated to learn and apply a new digital mind set in their organizations. There is a limited number of seats available.
Topics: The workshop “Transformational Leadership and Disruptive Innovation” will focus on providing knowledge, tools, and methods to both recognize the opportunities and tackle the challenges related to disruptive innovation and digital transformation.
Methods: Inspiring keynotes from experts, co-creation, idea generation, space for reflection, and group work.
Follow-up: After the workshop has ended we offer a follow-up talk to evaluate and guide transformations further.
Goal: The participants will be equipped with tools and a customised plan to implement in their company.

To be considered for participation we invite all interested leaders to complete an online form by March 12th. Those selected will be informed by March 19th.

The project “Innovation for Leadership” (I4L), aims at upskilling and equipping leaders with the necessary tools to tackle the challenges and harvest the opportunities related to the new digital economy. I4L is supported by the Danish Industry Foundation and carried out by a dedicated team of researchers from the IT University of Copenhagen.

The workshops are supported by The Danish Industry Foundation and free of charge for the participants. The workshop “Transformational Leadership and Disruptive Innovation” is one out of three workshops. The participants will be advised by a dedicated team of experts in one of three topics: “Digital Leadership and Communication” (8th September 2016), “Transformational Leadership and Disruptive Innovation” (April 9th, 2018), and “Data-driven Leadership and Analytics” (September 2018).

For more information, please read our Press Release, visit our website, write at or follow us on Twitter @I4L_DK, or the LinkedIn Group.