CPO Workshop: Finding the Hidden Barriers to Innovation in Your Organization (INVITE ONLY)

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This invitation-only session will provide Chief Procurement Officers with an opportunity to uncover the real (vs perceived) barriers to the successful implementation of innovative ideas in their organization. Building on her morning keynote presentation, titled Future Fit Leadership: The Secret to Leading Big, Fast, and Lasting Change, Leith Sharp will guide participants in using insights and mapping tools developed and validated by Harvard University’s Executive Education in Sustainability Leadership program to pinpoint hidden barriers to the flow of innovative sustainability ideas. Participants will use these tools to forensically map their own past leadership efforts and share lessons learned regarding effective stakeholder identification and engagement, design and de-risking cycles, business model development, governance, and approval processes.

This session is invitation-only. All CPO Roundtable members are invited. Additional senior procurement and supply chain leaders registered for the Summit will be invited as space allows. Those interested in participating should inquire to tim.meester@bestbuy.com.