Cal-IPGCA..."The View" from 30,000 Feet!
In collaboration with an elite leadership team serving as a Board of Advisors, the ORA Systems Management Team has led the California Innovation Playbook for Government Change Agents (Cal-IPGCA) since its inception in 2012. Initiating as the Navigating Leadership Program, our progress has been exponential. The five-member executive leadership team welcomes aboard its sixth executive sponsor; the California Franchise Tax Board. CAL-IPGCA’S six executive sponsors are pathfinders leading the deployment of government innovation. They’re strategists adept at the real-time skill of “building the plane while flying.” As goal setters and
The INNOVATION PLAYBOOK is structured as a 360o applied training environment. Trainees toggle between monthly classroom training and applied experiential learning within their work environment. Integrating and synergizing participation across all levels of government – from entry level to senior executives, innovation teams come together to develop specifically targeted projects or programs that meet key challenges identified by the State of California agency leaders.
- Scales real-time innovation pipelines and playbooks…a culture of innovation
- Meets the State of California’s biennial leadership training requirements. (GC 19995.4. – Effective July 1, 2016)
- Line staff who are rising stars with management potential
- First line supervisors
- Middle managers executives
- Executive leadership
Our 2018 Cohort
Launches, and registration is as easy as 1, 2, 3
|Listen to our introductory videos…||Cal-IPGCA Overview from our Executive Sponsors Video||Cohort 2017 Innovationists Inspire! Video|
|Read the Cal-IPGCA 2018 Cohort Brochure…
||2018 Program Launch Linked Brochure - Printable-Unlinked - Playbook||
"Cal- IPGCA is the mother of all leadership playbooks! The freethinking, reach for the stars formula for success still intrigues me. It challenges me to dig deep and put skin in the game. This can still make me uncomfortable but that is precisely why it is so rewarding! Cal-IPGCA is the cutting edge of leadership transformation."
Mimi Fitzsimon | Manager
Audit - ASAP Bureau - Protest Section | Franchise Tax Board
|Complete Registration…||Full and Part-Time Trainee Registration: Open||
"Participating in the Cal-IPGCA program opened my eyes to the possibilities for innovation in State service and gave me the space to dream big. I can honestly say that my day-to-day will never be the same. Time and again I find myself thinking forward about ways to innovate
Senior Counsel │ California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
|Facilitation is more than a practice – it is a solution…
||Open to Cal-IPGCA 2017 Graduates Curriculum Registration||"Cal-IPGCA is a multi-faceted training experience focused on the most impactful resource of our government – its people. This competitive program exposed me to some of the most influential leaders in our State government. It challenged me and my fellow cohort members to cultivate and implement innovative initiatives that empower our workforce and institutions to better serve the people of California. My ability to discuss challenges, exchange ideas and find solutions to some of the most common strategic challenges facing our State with my teammates was instrumental in creating a supportive environment for teamwork, collaboration, research
Emin Nabiyev │ Acquisition Manager
Office of Business and Acquisition Services
State of California » Department of General Services
||This is an idea… Video||And this is an idea… Video|
|Cal-IPGCA is Authentic. Fluid. Agile. Scalable…||What are Cal-IPGCA Moonshots…||
Everyone's a Leader, everyone has value and voice…
|Targeting your brand identity has never been so impactful!
||Breaking the Boundaries…Branding YOU! Sponsorship Levels|| "Cal-IPGCA is much more than leadership training. It is a leadership playbook by State leaders for State leaders. My 2017 cohort was timely and an amazing experience. We rolled up sleeves with knowledgeable colleagues from diverse State agencies, tackled vexing challenges facing California State Government, and advanced innovative -- moonshot -- solutions. My team -- the Ice Breakers -- took on succession planning and knowledge transfer
Kamyar Guivetchi, Manager
Statewide Integrated Water Management
Department of Water Resources