Breakthrough Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Lab
04 - 05 November, 2014
The Conference Board Conference Center
New York, NY
04 - 05 November, 2014
The Breakthrough D&I Innovation Lab is approved for 14 HRCI Credits.
This two day lab orients around highly-interactive components that create the conditions for promising new ways of thinking and working to unfold. Breakthrough enables the design of promising new practices that transcend today’s “best practices” . The experience also develops individual proficiency in innovation and increases commitment to D&I. Although resulting prototypes focus on a wide-range of different issues and opportunities, participants will:
- Reframe D&I in progressive business relevant ways
- Refresh commitment, courage and proficiency in leveraging D&I for innovation
- Design new ways of working that can create greater value with D&I
- Map a system-wide plan yielding wide-spread sustainable results.
Businesses need innovation in D&I
How many times have we heard that progress in D&I is stagnant, that D&I change takes a long time, that D&I is not relevant to the business, or that D&I efforts are stuck and not moving the needle? If we want different outcomes, we need to approach D&I differently. That requires innovation to create greater value with D&I.
Making innovation work for D&I
Rebekah Steele’s Breakthrough D&I Innovation Lab creates opportunity for progressive leaders to co-create promising new practices with potential to transform D&I strategies into business success stories. Each customized lab is different, but the 2-day version orients around highly-interactive components that create the conditions for promising new ways of thinking and working to unfold.
Day One - Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
8:00-9:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am - 12:30 pm
Explore: Gain insight to frame the opportunity for D&I innovations. (includes refreshment break)
12:30 - 1:30 pm Networking Lunch
1:15 – 5:00 pm
Design: Generate rough drafts of new ideas.
Day Two - Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
8:15 -9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30 am
Refine: Gather and apply feedback to improve rough drafts.
10:30 – 12:30
Align: Learn how a system-wide plan overcomes stubborn barriers to implementation
12:30 - 1:30 Networking Lunch
1:30 – 5:00 pm
Align: Map a system-wide implementation plan to deliver results
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