What you get
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to make a pro-active and positive contribution to workplace innovation.
It applies to individuals working in any industry or community context, in both small and large organisations who take a pro-active approach to identifying, suggesting and developing ideas about better ways of doing things at a practical operational level in a specific area of activity. While the individual’s overall work is undertaken with some supervision and guidance, they apply discretion, judgement and effective interpersonal skills in order to contribute to workplace innovation.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
By the end of this training course, participants will:
|1. Identify opportunities to do things better||
1.1. Be aware of own role in workplace innovation
1.2. Pro-actively identify opportunities for improvement in own area of work
1.3. Gather and review information which may be relevant to ideas and which might assist in gaining support for ideas
|2. Discuss and develop ideas with others||
2.1. Identify people who could provide input into ideas for improvements
2.2. Select the best way of approaching people to begin sharing ideas
2.3. Seek feedback on improvement of ideas, and discuss and develop options and possible variations
2.4. Review and select ideas for follow-up based on feedback and further review
|3. Address the practicalities of change||
3.1. Take action to implement routine changes in consultation with others and within scope of own responsibility
3.2. Identify and articulate issues and practical processes for implementing proposed ideas
3.3. Present ideas and practical suggestions to the appropriate people about how improvements could be made