Developing an Innovation Project

Setting Objectives 

Objectives are a lower-level statement describing the desired result of the project. They describe specific tangible products and deliverables that the project will deliver. Managing a project calls for clear objectives. The clearer a manager can get his objectives, the more likely he is to achieve them. Managers must be strategic in creating effective objective statements.

A common practice in developing objective statements is the “SMART” technique.  SMART is an abbreviation for specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time bound (Baijnath, 2014). So, if the goal for a project could be to increase customer support tickets’ overall satisfaction through the website, that would be the project’s overall goal. So, one specific objective would be to implement a new online ticketing system. By August 1, to achieve a ticket response time of no more than one hour. The SMART technique illustrates precisely what is supposed to happen within a defined time frame.

Understanding the innovation application paths

The development of an innovation process is an inherent way of embedding good practices. Much of the research does not percolate itself down into management practice. So, the process idea is trying to distil what we think we know about good practice. Well, it’s one of these things that perhaps inherently are manageable. Uncertainty is standard in innovation practices; nonetheless, a measurable proportion of performance is attributable to innovation.

Planning innovation strategies, processes, and workshops

Innovation strategy is an illustrative roadmap to the desired future. The purpose for innovation could be for developing new disruptive technology that will enable organizations to capture a new segment. The development cycle begins with an issue, and the objective is to locate a creative answer for that issue. All organizations have issues; there are numerous issues identified with various issues like expanding deals, improving the creation interaction, fulfilling the specific client needs, etc. Generally, most of the advancements are driven by client needs and wants. Systems for recognizing client needs are a vital piece of an organization’s showcasing supervisor. Organizations that make imaginative items without investigating client needs run a great danger of disappointment.


The business additionally should be watching out for ground-breaking thoughts that can drive advancement. The capacity to think innovatively and discover methods of creating revolutionary thoughts is a significant ability to play a crucial part in the entire development cycle and the executives. In the first place, staff groups must be available to fashion new associations, think unexpectedly, and think about new freedoms.


A considerable rundown of business removal thoughts is an extraordinary chance to locate the firm necessities’ creative arrangement. Then again, numerous thoughts make an issue. You need an appropriate assessment. The advancement of the executives isn’t just about producing great business thoughts. It is additionally about inspecting thoughts to discover those of them that have the most obvious opportunity to turn into an effective development

Emmanuel Addo

Emmanuel Addo is the founder of the Young Global Leaders Network, an international non-governmental organization registered in six (6) countries namely, Ghana, United Kingdom, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of Congo, and South Sudan and has a membership strength of over 15,000 young black professionals, students, graduates, and aspiring leaders.

The organization also operates in 25 other African countries. Emmanuel also doubles as the chief convener and founder of the Young African Leaders Summit, one of the largest continental youth summits in Africa.  

Currently works at Kingston University as a Business Engagement Team Member in their Partnerships and Engagement Department. 

He characterizes energy, integrity, result-oriented, and ground-breaking service in each detail of strategic management, change management, stakeholder management, and leadership acquaintances.
Emmanuel owns a core background in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Ghana.

Leveraging his experience as a youth activist and a dynamic young man, Emmanuel founded the Young Global Leaders Network, a youth organization that comprises young diplomats, young politicians, and aspiring politicians, business/entrepreneurial business leaders with the aim of championing a mutual agenda for the African youth and promoting youth participation in governance as well as promoting entrepreneurial culture.
Emmanuel nurtures an environment of teamwork and has expertise in data collection and analysis as well as both quantitative and qualitative methods.

Emmanuel worked as an Associate Lecturer at the London College of Advanced Management where he delivered a wide range of business management courses that involved principles of marketing, leadership, operation management, and research methods. Emmanuel has always maintained high teaching and learning standards to ensure that his students’ stand out in academic achievements and successful progression. As a stout believer and passionate key player in volunteering; Emmanuel creates quality time to giving back gladly to his community what he has learned and to educate individuals with free consultancy on career development. He is a leader anyone would love to look up to and with great integrity, commitment, and passion to make the world a better place.
Emmanuel worked as Qualifications Manager at the Open University in the UK.

Emmanuel is also the founder of Kickstart Innovation Hub Ltd, the entrepreneurial hub of Young Global Leaders Network.