Innovation Mini MBA

November 19, 2018

Events

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 […]

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World’s most innovative universities are still in the US

October 22, 2018

Innovation Academy

The top 6 most innovative universities are American, according to Reuters’ ranking of the World’s Most Innovative Universities. Forty-six US institutions feature in the top 100, with Stanford University holding pole position for the fourth consecutive year. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Washington and the University […]

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Developing an innovation mindset at HEC Paris

September 26, 2018

Innovation starters

To respond to the growing needs of managers around the globe to find innovative and practical solutions to their business challenges, HEC Paris has developed an online executive certificate programme that enables them to seize new business opportunities, drive innovation and develop an entrepreneurial mindset.

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On the right track: a lesson in driving innovation from F1

July 18, 2018

Events

Formula One is synonymous with speed, but it’s not just on the track. In partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), F1 has announced a new educational series on driving innovation success for business leaders. The inaugural talk of the F1 Extreme Innovation Series takes place ahead of the Italian Grand Prix on August 30.

XXIX ISPIM Innovation Conference

June 17, 2018

Events

The International Society for Professional Innovation Management holds this 3-day multi-track conference in Stockholm, aimed at researchers, managers, executives and consultants with a passion for innovation management. Leading innovation thought leaders will present hundreds of presentations and workshops on the latest thinking in innovation management, while visitors can network with other innovation professionals from 50 countries […]

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The Harvard leadership programme for emerging business leaders

April 24, 2018

Innovation starters

As part of its Executive Education offering, the Harvard Business School has developed an alternative to an executive MBA programme. Designed for specialists and contributors with 10 to 15 years of work experience, the Program for Leadership Development (PLD) is an accelerated learning experience for emerging business leaders.

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What pro sports can teach you about people innovation

April 4, 2018

Spotlight

Football coach and author Cody Royle believes companies should take a leaf out of the pro sports’ playbook and invest in people innovation.

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How universities are producing a new generation of innovators

December 13, 2017

Innovation Academy

A few months ago, for the third consecutive year, Stanford University was named the world’s most innovative university. But while it has always been at the forefront of innovation – it is home to the d.school and breeds the best web talent in the world –, the Silicon Valley college doesn’t stand alone in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship at a higher education level.

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How being multilingual can spur innovation

January 25, 2017

Stay Tuned

To help solve complex issues, why not learn a new language? Speaking more languages not only allows you to connect with people, but as bilingual brains also look and work differently from monolingual ones, it assists you in terms of problem-solving. The critical period hypothesis says that children use both hemispheres in language acquisition, giving […]

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Five days to the Lisbon Web Summit

November 2, 2016

Events

Almost 45 thousand enthusiasts and students, as well as chief executive officers and technology leaders – from over 150 countries – have registered for the next Web Summit. The event takes place in Lisbon from 7 to 10 November.