Innovation is a key component to driving competitiveness and progress. When implemented in a systematic way, and at pace, it delivers true valuable benefits. The continuous threat of disruption becomes the new norm. Therefore, organisations need to have a focused and effective approach to innovation. In this two-day programme, you’ll examine the tools and frameworks that market-leading organisations use to build innovation into their business approach. Through examples and exercises, you’ll learn how to drive innovation and develop game-changing strategies for your organisation. The programme offers tangible and practical content which can be immediately deployed in your organisation.
This Certified Innovation Professional Programme will cover the following topics over the two days:
This programme is appropriate for managers and decision-makers from any industry who want to improve their organisation's capacity to formulate and implement innovative strategies. It is equally suited for professionals from established companies who want to develop new revenue sources or from start-ups launching new offerings. While no specific training is required, participants should have a basic understanding of management principles.
Many organisations from different sectors including: Activate Learning, Adnoc, AIG Insurance, Al Masaood Oil & Gas, Army Innovation, Arriva Plc, BAE Systems, Birmingham City University, Bosch, Cobham, British Gas, Cherwell South Northamptonshire & Stratford upon Avon Council, City of Glasgow College, Coleg Menai, Costain, Coventry University, DASA Defence and Security Accelerator, Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), Envitia, ESF Capital, European Central Bank, Fexco, Global Aluminium, jHub Strategic Command, Huawei, jHub Strategic Command, Kier Construction, Kindred Group Plc, Laing O'Rourke, Laithwaites Wine, Masdar, MBDA Missile Systems, Ministry of Defence (UK), Mubadala, Murphy Construction, NATO, Office of National Statistics (ONS), Oman Ministry of Transport, Communication and Information Technology, Panasonic, Petroleum Development Oman, Plessey Semiconductors, Plymouth University, Raytheon, Rolls-Royce, Royal Airforce, Royal Bank of Scotland, Royal Engineers, Royal London Hospital, Royal Mail, Royal Navy, Severn Trent Water, Singapore Government, Singapore IP Academy, Skanska, South West College, Thales, Thomas More University, Toyota, United Utilities, Virgin, Wolverhampton University and many more...
Learning materials 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 IKE 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 Westminster, a Visiting Professor to University of Suffolk, a Visiting Professor to Plymouth's 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 and ISO Technical Committees for developing Innovation Management Standards. He has worked in business, education and policy and has a unique perspective on what makes an organisation really innovative. Professor Medhat led innovation accreditations and benchmarking certifications in many multinational organisations such as Abellio, BAE Systems, EDF Energy, Hitachi Nuclear, Magnox, MBDA Missile Systems, Ministry of Defence, Panasonic, Raytheon and Thales amongst others.
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 UK 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..