Growth and Innovation Week

A framework for igniting and sustaining innovation-driven growth

Combining these two programs will maximize your time at Kellogg and give you an in-depth understanding of how to meet your organization's unique growth challenges.

Driving Organic Growth through Innovation

In this expert-led innovation program, you’ll learn how to use a time-tested process to overcome barriers to growth and gain practical insights from examples of companies with demonstrated records of innovation-driven growth. You’ll leave with practical, results-focused solutions you can deploy immediately to ignite sustainable, profitable growth in your company.

Creating and Leading a Culture of Innovation

This intensive program challenges you to take a candid look at your personal leadership style, values and impact. With guidance from our expert faculty, you’ll explore ways to instill an innovation mindset within your organization and constantly improve how you relate to, interact with and inspire others to higher levels of creativity.

Become an innovative, growth-driven thinker


Growth and Innovation Week Synergy

There are three components required to support sustainable, innovation driven growth in any business:

  • A supportive leadership that takes ownership of the total effort including creating 
  • A  culture that supports innovation and a 
  • Process that drives it 

During Growth and Innovation Week participants will learn how to connect and effectively apply the three key components that support and generate growth and innovation.

Consider combining these two programs, at a discounted rate, maximize your time with us, and come away with a complete picture of how to meet the growth challenge in your organization.

Who Should Attend

  • Senior level executives at medium and large-size companies
  • Executives responsible for developing a culture of innovation and implementing growth at their companies
  • Business unit leaders, business development, and marketing leaders
  • Cross-functional growth and innovation teams
  • Managers leading innovation initiatives

Consider combining these two programs, at a discounted rate, maximize your time with us, and come away with a complete picture of how to meet the growth challenge in your organization.

Key Benefits

  • Understand the potential pitfalls in growth and how to overcome them using a market-proven process for driving organic growth
  • Create innovative business designs to drive growth
  • Proactively manage business risk in innovation and growth
  • Determine how to expand and secure value capture
  • Manage your growth portfolio
  • How to institutionalize the growth engine in your companies
  • Create your own innovative leadership plan strategy
  • Learn tools and techniques for effectively leading innovators


Robert A. Cooper - Academic Director; Adjunct Lecturer of Executive Programs

James Gerard Conley - Clinical Professor of Technology

Diane Dahl - Founder and President, The Hartell Group Inc.

Susan Smith Kuczmarski - Leadership Expert and Social Scientist

Thomas D. Kuczmarski - Adjunct Lecturer of Executive Programs; Academic Director for CRTI Executive Programs

Mohanbir Sawhney - McCormick Foundation Chair of Technology; Clinical Professor of Marketing; Director of the Center for Research in Technology & Innovation

Robert Wolcott - Clinical Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Co-Founder and Executive Director, Kellogg Innovation Network

Harry M. Kraemer - Clinical Professor of Strategy

Mary Ellen Weber - Former Astronaut and Managing Director Stellar Strategies, LLC.

What Participants Say

Creating and Leading a Culture of Innovation: "Within two months of having attended the program, our organization has adopted a creative and forward-looking strategy for our digital platforms. This program is a must for all senior leaders."

Driving Organic Growth Through Innovation: "Kellogg's focus on growth enables an environment of inspiration that makes you look forward to move ideas forward."

Personal Consultation

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