The Intersection of Leadership & Innovation - MIT Professional Education | Cahoot Learning
January 16, 2018
9am EST
1 hour

There has never been so much at stake for today’s leaders.

The pressure to optimize revenue, navigate fast changing technologies, manage up and motivate multi-cultural, multi-generational teams can easily challenge the strongest leaders. This webinar will address three practical strategies that will help leaders become more effective while inspiring innovation and creating an innovative culture.

This 60-minute webinar is a fast, effective way to learn directly from MIT faculty about the positive, yet challenging, impact innovation is having on leaders.

  • Are you an innovative leader?
  • How do you inspire innovation?
  • Have you created an innovative culture?

By registering for this webinar, you will have an opportunity to share your experience with a successful innovation in your industry and the role you think leadership played in the innovation process prior to the webinar. Some of those experiences will be shared during the webinar where Dr. David Nino will provide some additional thoughts based on these real-life examples. In addition, Dr. Nino will also host a live question and answer session on this topic.


Dr. David Niño, Senior Lecturer MIT

David Niño is a Senior Lecturer in the Bernard M. Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program. Previously, he was Professor in the Practice of Engineering Leadership and Lecturer in Management at Rice University. While at Rice, he led the establishment of the university’s first four-year academic certificate in engineering leadership and was Director of Leadership Rice, the university-wide leadership development program.

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A former management professor, Dr. Niño has published on the subjects of leadership, ethics, organizational culture, and the development of professional management skills. He has conducted research in high technology environments and is currently interested in investigating how leadership is developed among engineers and engineering organizations.

Dr. Niño has taught leadership since 1998 at the undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and executive/professional levels. He is currently a founding officer of the Leadership Development Division of the American Society of Engineering Education and consults with professionals and executives in the areas of leadership and team development. He holds a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Texas at Austin, where he also earned his B.A., B.B.A., and M.A. degrees.

Are you ready to unleash your full innovation leadership potential?

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Tuesday January 16, 2018 at 9.00 AM EST

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