Problem Solving: The Foundation of Innovative Leadership Webinar

Date: Friday, November 09, 2018
Time: 12:00pm EST
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: Free

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In today's fast-paced, digital economy - the demand for innovation has never been greater. Businesses in every industry, particularly the technology sector, are under pressure to develop bold new products and breakthrough solutions. This gives rise to the need for competent, innovative leadership.

What separates innovative leaders from their non-innovative counterparts? According to MIT's Dr. David Niño, it takes a creative mind and top-notch problem-solving skills. The better you can see and define problems, the more effective you can be as a leader who inspires creativity within your organization.

Join us online this November 9, 2018 at 12:00pm EST for a free 60-minute webinar that explores the critical connection between leadership and innovation, and the role problem-solving plays in creating opportunities to innovate. You'll gain a better understanding of:


A leader's role in the innovation process What types of leaders succeed and why The importance of identifying and solving problems How leaders can inspire creative work environments


Participants of this webinar will also learn about MIT Professional Education’s highly popular Leadership & Innovation for Technology Professionals course. This pioneering Digital Plus Programs course offers professionals across all business functions the opportunity to build their capacity for leading innovation with guidance from MIT’s world-class faculty. The course provides a platform for professionals to collaborate with peers around the globe, test their newly developed skills and engage in project-based learning activities.


Meet Your Instructor, Dr. David Niño

David Nino Pic David Niño is a Senior Lecturer in the Bernard M. Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program. He has taught leadership since 1998 at the undergraduate, masters, doctoral and executive/professionals levels. He is currently a founding officer of the Leadership Development Division of the American Society of Engineering Education and consults with professionals and executives in the areas of leadership and team development.