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Innov8rs Connect virtually in December

November 29, 2019

More than 40 innovation leaders from different industries will share their stories of success and failures at Innov8rs Connect, a virtual summit that takes place between 9-13 December.

Web Summit takes place in Lisbon in November

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Tech lovers, assemble! Countdown to Web Summit begins

October 8, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, the city of Lisbon is gearing up to receive the Web Summit, the “best technology conference on the planet”, this autumn. The world’s largest tech fair will return to the Portuguese capital from the 4th to the 7th of November.

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COURSE/ Innovation for Entrepreneurs: From Idea to Marketplace

May 25, 2015 @ 8:00 am - July 5, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Online, by the University of Maryland,United States

This course establishes a framework for examining the innovation process, and quickly transitions into exploring how to successfully bring innovations to market. Key questions answered within the course include: What are the key indicators of innovation opportunities? What steps are critical for entrepreneurs to bring innovations to the marketplace? What innovation strategies are valuable for new ventures to establish and maintain a competitive advantage? By the University of Maryland

COURSE/ User Innovation: A Path to Entrepreneurship

June 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - July 13, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Online, by EDX,

Taught by Eric von Hippel, the founding scholar of user innovation, this course will help you think about what problems you should choose to solve and how to share your innovations with others.

Intelligent Organizations: Collaboration and the Future of Work

June 18, 2015 - June 19, 2015
MIT Sloan Executive Education,Massachusetts,MAUnited States

Today’s technologies allow for wide-ranging communication at very low cost, enabling organizations to collaborate more effectively, to respond more quickly to business challenges, and to identify innovation opportunities. This seminar illustrates how people and computers can be connected in new, creative ways so that collectively they act more intelligently than any person, group, or computer has ever done before.

COURSE/ Leading Strategic Innovation in Organisations

July 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - August 26, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Improve your ability to manage creativity and to lead an innovation strategy in schools, hospitals, businesses, governments, and other complex organisations and institutions, by diagnosing likely innovation failures before they occur. Instructor: David A. Owens, PhD, PE, Vanderbilt University

Innovation and Management / 4-day-course program

July 3, 2015 @ 8:00 am - July 10, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
IAE Lyon School of Management Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 Manufacture des tabacs 6 cours,Albert Thomas - 69008
LYON,France

In-depth insight into management and innovation, from a European point of view. Courses are taught in English, in a multicultural environment by French and international practitioners and lecturers from partner universities. Program focused on four main topics: – Innovation & Strategy – How to rethink the boundaries of the firm in order to increase competitiveness? – Innovation & Creativity – How to implement design-thinking and co-creation in a company in order to foster innovation? – Innovation & Diversity – How…

COURSE / Innovation Generation: How to Be Creative

July 27, 2015 @ 8:00 am - August 31, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Online, by edX,

This course is based on a successful programme that has been presented at over 70 top American universities. Over 8 weeks, Dr. Roberta Ness, an internationally renowned physician-scientist and an expert in innovative thinking, provides proven techniques to expand your originality. The method she will teach is described by the acronym PIG In MuD: Define the problem, identify frames, generate all possible alternatives, incubate, meld to your best ideas, and disseminate.

COURSE/ Innovation and Problem Solving through Creativity

September 8, 2015 @ 8:00 am - October 13, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Online, by edX and British Columbia,

This course will make you more effective as an innovator in your organisation by giving you practical tools for fostering effective problem solving and innovation efforts. You will earn a professional certificate from the University of British Columbia and edX upon successful completion.

Systematic Innovation of Products, Processes, and Services

November 16, 2015 - November 20, 2015
MIT Sloan Executive Education,Massachusetts,MAUnited States

This program blends the perspectives of marketing, design, and engineering into a systematic approach to delivering innovation, presenting methods that can be put into immediate practice. The goal of this program is to help participants become systematic about innovation in order to create value for their businesses and their customers in the globally connected market.

Accelerating innovation through Human-Centred Design Workshop London

June 14, 2017 @ 8:30 am - June 15, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
The Design Academy & PDD,87 Richford Street London W6 7HJ United Kingdom

Human-Centred Design helps mitigate the risks associated with the launch of new products, services, and strategies by understanding the needs, desires and contexts of the people we’re designing for and with, encouraging collaboration and communication amongst different disciplines, and engaging in frequent sense-checking of the solutions throughout the development cycle. Through this practical, hands-on training programme, it teaches people a flexible framework for practicing the discipline of Human-Centred Design to drive innovation.

Innovation Mini MBA

November 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Academy,London,United Kingdom

Supported by Google, this unique programme is a fully immersive learning experience that focuses on deep-dive case studies and experiential engagement. Aimed at participants experiencing a high level of disruption in their industry, it provides the tools to implement lasting innovation through definition, idea scaling and prioritisation.   The Academy, a Google Space, London, United Kingdom