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Innovation Training Program 2021/2022

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 2021/2022

Workshop Unconventional Thinking
2 days September 20/21, 2021 Program Details
Global Innovation Expert Africa 2021
Nairobi - in cooperation with LaFutura
2 days Sep 22-25, 2021
Global Innovation Expert Asia 2021
2 days Oct 18/19, 2021
Global Innovation Expert Asia 2021
2 days Oct 21/22, 2021
World Expo Innovation Culture Training
4 days Nov 2021
Global Innovation Expert Africa 2022
Cape Town
2 days Mar 7/8, 2022
Global Innovation Expert The Americas 2022
New York
2 days May 16/17, 2022
Global Innovation Expert The Americas 2022
2 days May 19/20, 2022
Global Innovation Expert Russia 2022
2 days June 9/10, 2022

Expression of interest: team@innovationorbit.com

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: 2,300 € / US $
17,000 Yuan (RMB)

(excl. tax and travel)

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.



021 Incubator   

Plattform für Innovation   

Venionaire Capital   

Shanghai University   

Pool of lecturers


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


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


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


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.

Is the set of modules always the same?

The destinations vary from year to year due to the changing dynamics of the innovation hot-spots. Some of the modules like Shanghai have been in the program many years, others like Medellin are quite new. Not every module will be in the schedule every year.

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