Date: 11 October 2013 : 10:00 - 12:00
Do you have a clear innovation strategic focus?
Have you developed key innovation clusters that align to economic priorities?
How ready are you to exploit innovation to maximise opportunity?
Today, FE colleges have a vital role to play in driving sustainable economic development at local and regional levels. By providing the right skills and solutions needed by business and industry, Colleges create economic value and social benefit for their regions. However, to deliver consistently on what employers want, colleges need to be innovative. More than ever, colleges need to be thinking ahead; provision needs to be creative and cutting-edge, and engagement with business and industry needs to be stimulating.
Investing in building innovation in your college will keep you in front of the competition, and will show employers, learners, staff and all your stakeholders that your offer is unique and valuable.
HAVE YOU THE INNOVATIVE CAPABILITY TO CREATE THE NEXT GAME-CHANGER?
Stagnation happens quickly. So fast, you may not even be aware. But when your innovation pipeline of new programmes dries up, and your competitor launches the 'next big thing!' you know time is already too late.
Avoid this situation before it happens. This highly interactive seminar will invigorate you to think about 'what is next' in a structured way that aligns with market demand and your internal capability.
Through a range of tools and techniques this seminar will help you to:
■ Create a culture of curiosity and ownership
■ Improve agility and responsiveness
■ Stimulate cross-curricular innovatioin
■ Develop habits of innovative best practice
By spending your morning with us, you will:
■ Understand the best ways to generate ideas quickly
■ Create approaches that drive entrepreneurial thinking
■ Harness pockets of innovation for greater value
■ Enrich teaching and learning through innovative practices and methodologies
■ Know the cultural triggers to make people more interactive
■ Generate a shared understanding of innovation
■ Create differentiated product offerings to attract private sector income
The Midland Hotel