Unleash the Innovation Champion in You


Course introduction

"Innovate or Die" has become a mantra in today's dynamic business world. Organisations must innovate in order to sustain growth and survive in the fast changing business world. Ironically, most organisations do not practice innovation. Why is that so? Is it because we think innovation is reserved only for creative geniuses? Is it because we are afraid of change? Or is it because we simply don't know how to? Unleash your potential to be an innovator by equipping you with the fundamental mindshifts and 'must dos' to be an innovation champion. These essentials will transform your thinking and behaviour so that you can in turn transform your organisation, while making you indispensable in the workplace and beyond.

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand Innovation and its importance in the Innovation Age
  • Review the challenges and myths about innovation
  • Develop the five essential mindshifts of Innovating Thinking
  • Learn to apply the five essential “must-dos” to activate innovation
  • Be able to translate some opportunities into actionable recommendations

Target Audience

Leaders, Managers and Supervisors who aspire to be innovators and have desire and responsibility to transform their ogranisation to be innovative.

Course Outline

The Problem with ‘Innovation’

  • Innovation is Not Creativity and Everything Else!
  • What They Don’t Teach You at Business Schools
  • Preachers Not Doers
Understanding True Innovation
  • Why Innovate?
  • True Definition of Innovation
  • What Happen if We Don’t Innovate
Five Essential Mind Shifts of Innovative Thinking
  • Lose Sight of the Shore
  • Many Roads, Many Destinations Too
Five Essential Mind Shifts of Innovative Thinking (Cont.)
  • The Real Boss
  • A Mistake That Wasn’t
  • Back to the Future
Five Essential “Must-Dos” to Activate Innovation
  • Get Uncomfortable
  • Start Grinding
  • Walk on a Tight Robe
  • Ritualise Not Neglect
  • Add Up, Get More


Presentation, interactive discussion, individual exercises, video, case studies and group activities.

  • S$513.60* (including GST)
* Members enjoy a 15% discount before GST
* Group Discount (3 or more participants) - 10%

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

Ted Chan

One of Asia Pacific's most in demand speakers and seminar leaders on innovation, change management and organisational creativity, Ted Chan shares innovative yet practical strategies for thriving in this highly competitive world.

Ted's unique understanding of innovation and technological trends traces back to his 15 years of experience working for some of the world's leading and most innovative companies such as Loral Communications Inc., Stanley Works, Singapore Technologies, and Cisco Systems, where he held senior positions in strategic-planning, product management and sales & marketing.

He has spoken to and conducted workshops for several dozens of organizations and empowered several hundreds of business leaders on Leading Change, Innovation and Organisational Creativity. These organisations include Canon, Ciba Vision, General Electric, Keppel, Singapore technologies and A-Star.

Endowed with a strong sense of humour, Ted makes every keynote speech and workshop experiential, interactive, and most of all, fun. His insights leave his audiences not just entertained and informed but most of all inspired.

He earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration (BBA) degree with Merit from the National University of Singapore and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Imperial College London in the UK.

He is certified with the Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and the Master Trainer's Institute of New York. Additionally, he is a Certified Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and a Business Continuity Certified Specialist. Currently, he is a Toastmasters Club's President.