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Creating Competitive Advantage Through Innovation

6/8/2021 EDT - 6/9/2021 EDT
Virtual Classroom


Who Attends

This program is designed for leaders who would like to improve their ability to use innovation to solve critical business issues and improve organizational performance.


In this program, you will build a comprehensive understanding of the links among organic growth, innovation, change management, and productivity — and how to positively impact all of these factors. Blending learning with practical application, it will equip you with the knowledge, processes, and tools needed to significantly improve how your organization innovates.

Learning Objectives and Program Impact

  • Discover how to generate more innovative solutions to problems — faster.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of how innovation really happens.
  • Learn how to lead a more innovative team.
  • Use an accelerated and systematic approach to identify issues and generate better solutions.
  • Explore the Ideaction™ Model, which can be used when new problems demand more innovative thinking.

Faculty Speaker

Rob LaJoie
Managing Partner, Ideaction

Rob LaJoie

Managing Partner, Ideaction

Rob LaJoie is Managing Partner of Ideaction, a North American consulting and innovation firm that has implemented successful innovation programs in more than 50 organizations across various industries worldwide. He is a practical innovator who applies innovation skills and knowledge through due process to solve real business problems. Earlier in his career, Rob was a Partner in a large international consulting firm, a senior executive at one of Canada’s major financial institutions, and a long-time client of Ideaction.

Sample Agenda

Sample Agenda

Day 1:

  • Overview: How Our Industry Approaches Innovation
  • Defining Innovation and Why It Is Important
  • How Innovation Happens
  • The Ideaction™ Innovative Thinking Process
  • Innovative Thinking Step 1: Framework
  • Innovative Thinking Step 2: Issue Redefinition

Day 2:

  • Innovative Thinking Step 3: Idea Generation
  • Innovative Thinking Step 4: Implementation
  • Innovative Thinking Step 5: Implementation (continued)
  • How to Build and Lead an Innovative Organization
  • Next Steps and What to Apply in Your Own Organization


LIMRA or LOMA Member: $1,800.00
Nonmember: $3,600.00

Hotel / Venue

This program will be delivered virtually.  Log on information will be provided to registrants prior to the program date.

Contact us to learn more:

Lisa Stevens

Director of Executive Development



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