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The aim of this programme is to fully understand the impact that intrapreneurship can have on an organisation's performance and how to create and foster a culture of intrapreneurship.


Key Objectives

By the end of the programme participants will:

  • Be able to identify the qualities, skills and attitude required to be an outstanding intrapreneur
  • Have increased their ability to see business opportunities and overcome challenges
  • Help their organisation transform its performance
  • Have increased the tools they can use to realise innovative solutions
  • Have enhanced their ability to influence others within their organisation

Day 1


  • An introduction to the aim and objectives of the programme, followed by individual introductions and a discussion on the group’s objectives for the workshop

Facilitator input, syndicate work and group discussion

The outstanding intrapreneur

  • A definition of intrapreneurship
  • A discussion on why intrapreneurship is so important

Group work, facilitator input and case studies

The qualities and skills of an outstanding intrapreneur

  • Participants will build the outstanding intrapreneur
  • Identification of the 7 qualities of intrapreneurship
  • A discussion on the key skills required of an intrapreneur

Syndicate work, group discussion, practical exercise, individual profiling and facilitator input

Being the difference

  • The power of viral change
  • Being the facilitator of change in your team
  • Transforming your business

Facilitator input, group discussion and syndicate work

The champion, facilitator and coach

  • Facilitating in your team
  • Practicing the key skills
  • The power of coaching
  • A simple model to follow

Syndicate work, facilitator input and practical exercise


  • Review of the key learning from day one

Day 2

Finding the opportunities

  • A fast paced identification of the key areas the team could transform in their business
  • Syndicate work, group discussion and facilitator input

Innovation tool kit

  • A practical tour of some useful tools to help us facilitate change and improvements
  • Facilitator input, syndicate work, practical exercise and group discussion

Solution finders

  • Deep diving into areas for improvement
  • Creating ideas to improve the business
  • Using the innovation tools
  • Followed by frenzied feedback from the rest of the group Building on the solutions following feedback
  • Presenting our solutions
  • Facilitator support, syndicate work and group feedback

The intrapreneur as influencer

  • How to influence your colleagues
  • Persuading colleagues to change
  • Making a difference
  • Syndicate work, facilitator input and practical exercise


  • Planning our next steps
  • Committing to transforming our business
  • Programme Delivery and Costs

This programme can be endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management for an additional cost by including:

  • Three assessments to complete in order to achieve the endorsed certification from ILM
  • Membership of ILM giving access to materials and research via the ILM website

Delivery and Attendance

Two days – 9.30am to 4.30pm
Price: £720 including 4 coaching sessions

Next Course Date

17th – 18th October 2016

Further Information and Booking

If you're interested in this course then please contact us on:

Business Development Unit, York College, Sim Balk Lane, York, YO23 2BB
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Tel: 01904 770368

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