Understanding Innovation

Tue 22 May 8:30am — 12:30pm

The Waterfront Hotel New Plymouth, 1 Egmont Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand

Join an interactive, energetic and collaborative learning workshop that introduces innovation as an integrated business discipline.
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Venture Taranaki in partnership with Callaghan Innovation invites you to join an interactive learning workshop that introduces innovation as an integrated business discipline.  Energetic and collaborative learning, introducing the essentials of good innovation practice.

Understanding Innovation is a 4-hour interactive learning workshop facilitated by Ross Pearce who has over 25+ years of product development and innovation management experience within Australasian businesses.

The workshop engages participants in energetic and collaborative learning exercises, introducing them to the essentials of good innovation practice, covering the following topics:

- What is innovation?

- Foresight

- Focus

- Integrated innovation

- Innovation tactics

- 3 time horizons

- Leadership of innovation


Participants can expect to leave with a fresh, clear and practical understanding of innovation practice, and insights that they can begin to apply directly to their businesses.

Who should attend?

This workshop is best suited for participants from businesses (with multiple attendees from each business ideal - cross functional representatives and ideally CEO or GM) who have the resources and capacity to implement innovation practices.

Participants will be supplied with worksheets and a memory stick that contains useful innovation resources including the presentation.

Attendance for this event will be free but attendees must register.

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Ross is Program Manager Design at Callaghan Innovation. He is an innovation leader passionate about achieving business success through applied innovation.
A creative strategic thinker, he is able to simplify the complex into clear focused actions, using applied creativity and practical execution wrapped in robust innovation discipline
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