This Accelerated ONE-DAY course is aimed at Business Leaders who wish to apply innovation more strategically and systematically to improve business performance, and ultimately drive growth!
Active leadership that challenges limiting assumptions is an essential element for enabling successful innovation. This course will inform and shape the design parameters for innovation initiatives to ensure alignment with business strategy. It will support individuals in the leadership, management and governance of innovation within their organisations.
Through the use of tools, techniques and examples, participants will understand how to build and validate a new business model, improve organisational readiness to support innovation and create a sustainable innovation capability to drive performance excellence.
Many organisations from different sectors including: Activate Learning, Arriva Plc, Army Innovation, BAE Systems, Bosch, Cobham, Costain, City of Glasgow College, Huawei, Cherwell South Northamptonshire & Stratford upon Avon Council, Coleg Menai, DASA Defence and Security Accelerator, DE&S, jHub Strategic Command, Ministry of Defence, Murphy Construction, Panasonic, Plessey Semiconductors, Plymouth University, Raytheon, Rolls-Royce, Royal Airforce, Royal Mail, Royal Navy, Royal London Hospital, Skanska, Thales, Toyota, Wolverhampton University, Severn Trent Water and many more….
There are five interconnected pieces that a senior manager will need to embrace in order to lock-in innovation within their organisation to create value and competitive positioning.
Learning materials, lunch and refreshments will be provided. Upon completion of the programme, participants will be eligible for a Certificate from the Institute of Innovation & Knowldge Exchange as well as a full membership of the Institute.
Prof Sa’ad Sam Medhat
PhD MPhil CEng FIET FCIM FCMI FRSA FIKE FIoD
Professor Medhat is Chief Executive of the IKE Institute where he helps businesses and academic institutions develop effective strategies for growth. Medhat is a Trustee of the STEM Foundation, a Visiting Professor to University of Suffolk, a Visiting Professor to the University of St Mark & St John, a serial entrepreneur, a business innovator, and an inventor with patents and extensive publications and books worldwide. Medhat sits on the boards of a number of international companies and colleges. He is also a member of the BSI/ISO Technical Committee for Innovation Management. He has worked in business, education and policy and has a unique perspective on what makes an organisation really innovative.
Medhat has an established reputation for driving forward ideas and making things happen. Former roles include Vice President of NASDAQ technology company, IBM Professor of Concurrent Engineering, Intergraph Professor of Electronic Design Automation, founding Principal & Chief Executive of the University of Dubai, Director of the Engineering and Technology Board, Governor of Activate Learning (a group of colleges in Oxfordshire and Berkshire). He holds a PhD and Master degrees in engineering and technology and is a fellow of a number of royal chartered professional institutions in technology, management and marketing.
Medhat will be supported by members of the innovation faculty in the delivery of this programme.