Disney Institute Coming to Ivy Tech, Teaching Creativity and Innovation

Our region is a place where innovation and creativity are encouraged and valued. And this year, we again have the opportunity to learn from one of the most creative, successful and innovative organizations in the world.

That’s right The Walt Disney Company is coming back to Indiana. The professional development arm of The Walt Disney Company, Disney Institute, will be at Ivy Tech Community College in Southern Indiana on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

The Disney Institute operates to engage organizations in time-tested best practices, sound methodologies, and real life business lessons that facilitate corporate culture change.

Ivy Tech Community College is offering the program, “Disney’s Approach to Creativity and Innovation.” Learn how the company continues to successfully engage and organize the creative power of its employees.  This interactive full-day event will teach participants skills to analyze their own organizations, and innovative ways to  create action steps that will maximize the flow of creativity among their employees.

Who Should Attend
Managers and those interested in benchmarking the business practices of the highly regarded Disney Company, learning more about their well deserved reputation for creativity and innovation, and how to foster this type of culture within your organization.

You will learn how to:

  • Adapt Disney concepts and practices for optimizing creativity and innovation.
  • Structure a foundation for a collaborative culture within your organization.
  • Promote an organizational identity that unites employees in a common purpose.
  • Encourage risk taking with a strong, well-communicated organizational identity.
  • Improve business results through effective structural systems.
  • Evaluate the links between leadership and organizational creativity and innovation.

Here are more specifics, including registration and cost information:

Who: Organization Executives, Business Managers & Team Leaders

When: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Where:  Ivy Tech Community College Ogle Hall, Horseshoe Community Room

8204 Highway 311, Sellersburg, IN  47172


Early Bird Special……..$359.00
After July 2, 2013……..$399.00
Group of 4……………..$1,400.00 ($350.00 per person)
Group of 8……………..$2,500.00 ($312.50 per person)

Groups/Registration: Angela Henderson (800) 321-9021 ext. 4704 or


Additional Questions: Michael Wolf (812) 248-4232 or mwolf36@ivytech.edu

Register Online: www.ivytech.edu/disneyinstitute

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