The operational and organizational change paradigm that climate change will induce requires professionals and decision-makers to contemplate innovative approaches to operations and service. Practitioners who understand how to be successful as individuals who create an atmosphere conducive to innovation, or who desire to be the innovator themselves, will benefit from understanding the fundamentals of successful entrepreneurship. This foundational course module will help practitioners contemplate these elements as they contemplate a path toward the transformation required for successful climate action.

Learning Objectives

  • Identifying the drivers and characteristics of successful entrepreneurs

  • Establishing sound expectations & identifying an important value proposition

  • Understanding fundamental practice principles for entrepreneurship

  • Leveraging group exercises as a catalyst for organizational/team innovation

Course Architects

  • Daniel Kreeger — Executive Director, ACCO