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York College


To help leaders transform their organisations culture to one that allows intrapreneurs to flourish

Key Objectives

By the end of the programme participants will:

  • Have defined what Intrapreneurship is and why it is so important
  • Understand why organisations are reinventing themselves to deal with the key disruptors of change, competition, technology, expectation and culture
  • Have discussed the levels of organisational development and plotted where their business is and where they would like it to be
  • Have identified the skills and behaviours they will need to demonstrate to achieve change
  • Understand how to build a group of the willing
  • Know how to increase innovation and customer excellence through Intrapreneurship
  • Through profiling, understand their strengths and how they can use them to foster a culture of Intrapreneurship
  • Know how to encourage adult to adult conversations
  • Appreciate how to overcome silo working, lack of sharing and duplicated effort
  • Have committed themselves to a plan that they will implement to transform their culture

Day 1


  • Programme aim & objectives
  • Personal introductions & objectives

What is Intrapreneurship?

  • A definition
  • The characteristics of an Intrapreneurial organisation
  • Facing up to the four areas of disruption

Group work, facilitator input and case studies

Where are we now?

  • A brief discussion on how organisations have developed from command and control to freedom leadership
  • An opportunity for the group to identify where their organisation is on its evolutionary path

Group work, facilitator input and group

Our Leadership Style

  • Identifying the leadership style that will foster Intrapreneurship
  • Profiling individual strengths
  • A discussion to discover how each participant can use their strengths to transform their organisation

Facilitator input, individual profiling, group work and syndicate discussion

The first steps to Intrapreneurship

  • Identifying the willing
  • Being clear on your message
  • Building adult to adult relationships
  • Understanding the power of viral change
  • Syndicate work, group discussion and facilitator input


  • Review of the key learning points

Day 2

Advanced influencing skills

  • Enhancing our influencing and persuasive skills
  • Building trust, openness and credibility
  • Creating a dynamic atmosphere

Facilitator input, and practical session

The Coach

  • Coaching skills to transform your organisation
  • The leader as mentor and guide
  • Facilitator input, case study and practical exercise

Overcoming Objections

  • Dealing with negative attitudes
  • Giving opportunities for the dissenters to enter
  • Creating energy, excitement and advocates for the change

Case study, syndicate work, facilitator input and practical exercise

Innovation and customer excellence

  • Allowing the team to take control
  • Coaching on key tools
  • Catching people out doing things right
  • Sharing improvements

Facilitator input, syndicate work and group discussion


  • A review of the learning
  • A discussion on next steps
  • How to keep the transformation alive and fresh

Group discussion, action planning and facilitator input.

Programme Delivery and Costs

This course is delivered over 2 days – 9.30am to 4.30pm

Individual cost: £720 per delegate which includes 4 coaching sessions and mentoring for 1 year

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

Next Course Date

28th – 29th November 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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