Innovation Institute

COURSE: Certificate of Professionalism in innovation Practice

INNOVATING WHERE TO PLAY!

Innovation is an integral component of driving organisational success. When implemented in an interconnected and systematic way, it delivers both economic growth and business benefit. Disruptive innovations are redefining businesses and reshaping economies. It is therefore important to understand the interconnectedness of ecosystems that help to define “where to play” to create game-changing opportunities.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Build successful innovation programmes and interventions
  • Design innovative, go-to-market strategies that drive growth
  • Achieve more value and secure a competitive advantage
  • Identify and exploit new markets that are uncontested
  • Apply creative strategies to market your business offerings

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • What does innovation mean to you? And what are your innovation goals?
  • What is the relationship between IP, R&D, Innovation and Growth?
  • How to position yourself as an industry leader or a fast-follower in innovation?
  • What are your most recent innovation successes?
  • How well is innovation rewarded in your organisation?
  • How do you measure innovation contribution to business performance?
  • How do you rate your organisation’s understanding of customer needs and adjacent markets? 
  • How effective are your innovation outcomes in relation to your competitors?
  • How do you benchmark your innovation process?
  • What prevents innovation in your organisation?

You will be introduced to a range of tools and techniques and shown how, when and where to use them to achieve optimum results from innovation. 

WHO SHOULD ENROL:

This programme is appropriate for managers and decision makers from any industry who want to improve their organisation's capacity to formulate and implement innovative strategies. It is equally suited for professionals from established companies who want to develop new revenue sources or from start-ups launching new offerings. While no specific training is required, participants should have a basic understanding of management principles.

TUITION

Learning materials, lunch and refreshments will be provided. Upon completion of the programme, participants will be eligible for the Certificate of Professionalism in Innovation Practice.

FACULTY

Prof Sa’ad Medhat
PhD MPhil CEng FIET FCIM FCMI FRSA FIKE FIoD

Professor Medhat is Chief Executive of the Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange where he helps businesses and academic institutions develop effective strategies for growth. Medhat is a Trustee of the STEM Foundation, a Visiting Professor to University of Suffolk, a Visiting Professor to the University of St Mark & St John, a serial entrepreneur, a business innovator, and an inventor with patents and extensive publications and books worldwide. Medhat sits on the boards of a number of international companies and colleges.  He has worked in business, education and policy and has a unique perspective on what makes an organisation really innovative.

Medhat has an established reputation for driving forward ideas and making things happen. Former roles include Vice President of NASDAQ technology company, IBM Professor of Concurrent Engineering, Intergraph Professor of Electronic Design Automation, founding Principal & Chief Executive of the University of Dubai, Director of the Engineering and Technology Board, Governor of Activate Learning (a group of colleges in Oxfordshire and Berkshire). He holds a PhD and Master degrees in engineering and technology and is a fellow of a number of royal chartered professional institutions in technology, management and marketing.

Medhat will be supported by members of the innovation faculty in the delivery of this programme.

LOCATION

St James, Central London.
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Date: 7- 8 Dec 2017
Time: 09:00 - 17:00

Price: £840.00p

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REVIEW

Comments from previous participants 

"Very authoritative innovation course. Course presentation and instructor’s performance were outstanding.”

Sam Stacey, Head of Innovation, Skanska


"This course identifies clearly the right tools and processes for innovation. It provides the right mix of business insights and marketing to drive innovation."

Asif Anwar Huawei Technologies Senior Solution Manager (Global)


"This course moved me from just thinking about innovation being used to do things better to understanding tools that can be used to innovate the whole organisation.”

Steve Elliott, Senior Programmes Manager, Envitia


"Excellent course, a lot to take in, but exactly what I needed to inspire innovation in my company.”

Sarah Bryan, Project Systems and Performance Manager Costain 


"A thought provoking experience which provided the tools and skills to drive innovation in my organisation."

Douglas Dickson, Head of Quality Assurance, City of Glasgow College


"A thoroughly comprehensive course that aligns tools and practices to Strategy.”

Stephen Peak Coventry University's Associate Dean Enterprise & Commercial


"As expected, this was an excellent two days. I found it inspiring, and it has helped clarify our approach.”

Garry Young, Head of Innovation, MBDA Missile Systems


"I’m taking away some very practical tools from this course: mechanisms for organising people and the kind of activities that will help them engage with a more innovative culture.”

Bernard Grenville Jones, Group Executive Director - Innovation and Development - Activate Learning


"This training course is one of the best business training sessions I have taken so far. I have a clearer and better understanding of innovation and learned the tools and processes. More importantly, I now understand that innovation can be learned and trained. Thank you very much for enlightening us with your insights."

Bo Duan, Panasonic, Singapore

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