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Innovation Training Program 2017



Global Management Training Structure:


– Two days training modules with different aspects of the innovation ecosystem of the region
– Expert lecturers from the respective global region

Program Training Modules 2017



Europe
Vienna
2 days Oct 16/17   Innovationorbit: Expert seminar in innovation culture
Africa
Nairobi
2 days Oct 19/20
Asia
Shanghai
2 days Oct 23/24
USA
San Francisco
2 days Oct 26/27


Regional Culture Immersion Events



Examples for culture side events (one per module included):


Dinner in a typical regional restaurant, Regional culture experience, River cruise, Wine tasting, etc

Where applicable: Company visits, Meet and greet of entrepreneurs, investors, managers, etc



Per Term Training Fee for the Innovation Course



What is included in the seminar training fee?


The seminar training fee contains according to the terms the participation in the respective program module and one social event per region. Furthermore, the course material is included in the seminar program fee, as well as transportation within the region.

Per program module: 1,800 € / US $
15,000 Yuan (RMB)
   

(excl. tax and travel)

Seat reservation for participants from

N/S America -10%
Asia -20%
Africa -30%

until August 15, 2017

Let us know your interest via contact@innovationorbit.com


Innovation Training Travel assistance



Innovation Orbit will take care of the transportation within the region of the training modules. Travelling to the region and between the modules as well as the hotel accommodations are not included in the fees. Innovationorbit will provide recommendations for the delegation hotel as well as logistic recommendations for flights; especially for the flights between the modules that can be taken by other participants as well in order to spend more time together and to lower travelling costs. You can either make your own travel arrangements or you contact our travel partner “Tierra Incognita” for support.


info@tierra-incognita.at
www.tierra-incognita.at


Partners



021 Incubator   

Plattform für Innovationsmanagement   

Venionaire Capital   

Vienna University of Economics and Business   

Shanghai University   


Pool of lecturers



Asia

   Can Huang, Zhejiang University, China

   Gang Zheng, Zhejiang University, China

   Weijie Cai, Geely Automotive Research Center, China

   Wei Feng, Tongji University, China

   Wenwen Zhou, Huawei, China

   Mingyuan Liu, Alibaba, China

   Li Yi, Shanghai University, China

   Jiabao Wang, Shanghai University, China

Europe

   Nikolaus Franke, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

   Dieter Wegener, Siemens – Corporate Technology / External Cooperation, Finland

   Detlef Guenther, ETH Zurich – Vice President Research and Corporate Relations, Switzerland

   Marion Poetz, Copenhagen Business School, Schindler International, Denmark

   Thomas Novacek, Copenhagen Business School, Schindler International, Denmark

   Erkki Ormala, Nokia, Aalto University, Finland

USA

   Birte Schreitter von Schwarzenfeld, Flex (formerly Flextronics) – Head of Strategy, USA / Germany

   Ambar Bhattacharyya, Maverick Capital – Managing Director, USA

   Nick Norena, TriKro LLC / Lean Startup Circle – Innovation Ecosystem Designer, USA

   Peter Hosemann, University of California Berkeley – Associate Professor, USA

   Kathleen McCowin, Tech Transfer Expert, USA

Africa
(Lecturers Aviso TBD)

 Kamau Gachigi, Gearbox – Executive Director, Africa


 Sam Gichuru, NAILAB – Partner, Africa


 Linet Kwamboka, Data Science LTD – Managing Director, Africa


 Bitange Ndemo, University of Nairobi – Professor, Africa


 Ronald Webb, M Pesa – Head of Department



FAQ - Innovation Seminar Background



What can be your individual findings in this global executive management education seminar?


There is a global accordance of executive management professionals to foster innovation in their institutions. Innovation is to find a new product for a market or a new market for an existing product. One of the most important elements across all the global innovation regions is how to address the respective market. What is the consumer need? Do I understand the priorities of how consumers take their decisions? The regional innovation system provides the answer step by step, lecture by lecture, seminar by seminar you will understand more about the background functions of innovation in the respective region. The training seminar will also connect you to fellow participants of an innovation culture that is new to you. Use the breakout sessions and side events to learn how they define management and leadership in their innovation culture. And don´t forget, they are also interested in your expert background. It will end in a mutual understanding.


Why is there a new global innovation expert module in Africa?


Nairobi is the new global hotspot for frugal innovation. It addresses the grand challenges in a way that directly serves the customer base. Frugal innovation stands for the optimum combination of technological development meeting the customer interest. That does not have to be the highest degree of available innovation. But what we can learn from this culture is to first focus on the customer. Silicon Valley taught us the same culture in the Lean Start-up context for higher technological levels. Vice versa African innovation management professionals can learn about European, Chinese and US culture of creating business out of knowledge. Executive education in this context means to develop the mindset.




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