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UMKC Staff Council Presents Innovation Workshop


Wes Parham, MBA, Ph.D., 2019 Staff Council Professional Development Conference keynote speaker, will present “Leading Innovation: From Creativity to Implementation” from 9 to 10:15 a.m. on June 21 in room 3301 of the Health Sciences Building on the UMKC Health Sciences Campus.

This presentation will examine the various components of leadership and how people can lead the various process of innovation, whether from a top down or bottom up approach. Participants will define creativity and innovation; introduce techniques and strategies to facilitate the phases of innovation in a workplace; and identify typical work culture obstacles that hinder innovation in the workplace.

Enrollment is on myLearn. If you need assistance with enrollment, please contact the UMKC HR Service Center at 235-1621 or Susi Mickey at

As a Healthy for Life sponsored workshop, eligible employees may earn 25 points for participation. There is a maximum of 100 points possible for this category. Contact for questions regarding the incentive program.

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