Innovation is a critical component of success for any team, department, or organization. Innovative people infuse new ideas and initiatives into an organization, thus improving existing products, procedures, and services. With innovation, teams and companies are able to stay competitive, offer quality products, and can grow and achieve their desired goals. Without innovation, companies often become stale and ineffective, and thus experience a decrease in overall growth and success. This course will help you increase innovation with your team and individual employees. By completing this course, you will know how to increase trust and respect by supporting and encouraging innovation. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute).