Innovation Academy

The Innovation Academy is a tested framework that assists organizations in developing transformational strategic, cultural, and ecosystem capacity to support sustainable operational innovation!

Originally developed with Arizona State University, the Alliance for Innovation offers the Innovation Academy as an exclusive program for local governments that assists organizations in developing transformational strategic, cultural, and ecosystem capacity to support sustainable operational innovation.

Expand organizational understanding and capacity related to strategy, systems and culture to support ongoing innovation

Explore concepts to build cross-functional teams with the capacity to address organizational and community issues from an innovative lens

Learn about the innovation process framework and associated tools

Develop and build an ecosystem to support community and organizational goals

 

“Being part of the Innovation Academy has been a great investment for the City of Charlottesville.  The Academy provided us with the resources, and more importantly, the knowledge to improve efficiencies and engagement in our community.” Jason Ness, Business Development Manager, City of Charlottesville, VA

“The City of Knoxville has had several projects implemented which had their origins in our work in the Innovation Academy. From our highly successful Ambassador program, which has been mimicked by other cities, to our work with senior citizens and mobile devices.” Russ Jensen, Director of 311, City of Knoxville, TN

Participating organizations will be recognized in front of their peers at the Alliance's annual Transforming Local Government Conference.  

Contact Us

Please email us or call 888.496.0944, Extension 103 to obtain more information.  

Innovation Academy Graduates

Strengthening the Culture of Innovation in Local Government

Joining These Graduating Organizations:

Interested in participating? Email academy@transformgov.org.

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