Creative & Innovative Management in Practice

1 Understand the importance of creative and innovative management in organisations

1.1 evaluate current creative and innovative management processes in an organisation
1.2 explain how to lead others to positively embrace innovation and change

2 Be able to support creative and innovative management processes for an organisation

2.1 assess the influence of vision and mission on generation of creative and innovative management processes in an organisation

2.2 use analytical tools to identify potential creative and innovative management ideas
2.3 assess risks and benefits of creative and innovative management ideas

2.4 use change models to support the implementation of creative and innovative management ideas

3 Be able to influence others to effect change in an organisation

3.1 produce an appropriate rationale to persuade stakeholders of an organisation of the benefits of a creative and innovative management idea
3.2 communicate a creative and innovative management idea to stakeholders of an organisation

3.3 establish key goals and priorities for implementation of a creative and innovative management idea using feedback from stakeholders

4 Be able to plan to overcome barriers to implementation of creative and innovative management ideas in an organisation

4.1 assess the barriers to the implementation of a creative and innovative management idea in an organisation
4.2 plan a strategy to overcome identified barriers to the implementation of a creative and innovative management idea in an organisation

4.3 explain how a strategy plan for overcoming barriers will ensure innovative change is achieved

4.4 communicate a strategy plan for overcoming barriers to relevant stakeholders in an organisation

Purpose of this assignment

To assess students the knowledge gathered during lectures as well as test the capacity of students to translate
theories into practice

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Assignment 2 Individual Report

Innovation, innovation, innovation! There’s hardly a business event or conversation you can have without
hearing the term these days. Innovation has been one of the hottest topics of the last couple of decades,
and while a lot of people are sick and tired of hearing about it everywhere, the term and the concept behind
it are here to stay.

Successful businesses not only respond to their current customer or organizational needs, but also
anticipate future trends and develop an idea, product, service, process or tools that allows them to meet
future demand rapidly and effectively. Being aware of opportunities that exist now, or that are likely to
emerge in the future can assist in focusing an innovation program.

Based on the above, you are required to demonstrate Creative and Innovation Management in practice
referring to an organisation of your choice You are expected to pay close attention to the learning
outcomes:

1 Understand the importance of creative and innovative management in organisations

2 Be able to support creative and innovative management processes for an organisation

3 Be able to influence others to effect change in an organisation

4 Be able to plan to overcome barriers to implementation of creative and innovative management ideas in an
organisation


Weightage: (50%)

Submission: 7th September 2021

Word Limit: The number of words allowed for the report is 3,000 ± 5%.


Assignment 1 Group Presentation with 1 Report per group

Requirements: (Your group members will be passed on/provided to you)


Referring to an organisation of your choice, you are required to
justify the need for an Innovation
Department


Your presentation should include application of all the concepts introduced to you during formal weekly
lectures


Weightage: (50%)


Duration of Presentation: 30 mins including 10 mins allowed for question time


Presentation Guidelines

Group size must not be less than 4 in case of exception
The report should be submitted one day before the presentation date

A formal assignment report should be submitted and only typed report will be accepted.

No consideration to assignment reports submitted 3 days after the presentation.

A penalty will apply for late submission of formal assignment report.

The number of words allowed for the formal report is 1,500 ± 5%. Else a penalty will apply upon
discrepancies. Appendices are permitted, but these should only be used to provide supporting
information to your main arguments.

Evidence of any further reading and research will be rewarded.

Proper referencing is essential.

Assignment Evaluation Criteria

Overall Presentation

Overall clarity Clarity of Argument: Clarity of expression

Effective use of time Presentation focuses on the relevant points rather than irrelevant points

Kept within allotted time

Presentation setup doesn’t require a significant amount of time

Presentation was well paced with appropriate amount of material (i.e. not too much and not too
little)

Style

o Presentation was enthusiastic and interesting

o Spoke in a clear voice at appropriate pace

Interaction

o Made eye contact with the audience

o Invited questions and answered them appropriately

Knowledge, understanding and applications of concepts

Stated main points and discussed them in a logical sequence

Use of AudioVisual aids appropriately (slides legible, not too busy, new slide for each new point,
minimal writing on each slide, avoided excessive color or special effects)

Analytic ability

Accuracy of interpretation

Creativity or originality of expression

Synthesis of material

Formulation of ideas

Use of arguments

Use of resources

Clear conclusion

Structure and organization

Grammar and Spelling

Report properly identified: name, student ID, No of words, Year and program/course

Footnotes and Bibliography