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Tuesday, May 8 • 09:00 - 12:00
#502 Making Innovation Happen!

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This is your chance to join Rowan Gibson – the man Forbes magazine calls ‘one of the most recognized thought leaders in business innovation’ – for a unique workshop experience that will change the way you think about business creativity.

In an inspiring atmosphere, together with your project management peers, you’ll get the opportunity to learn firsthand how to use Rowan’s proprietary 4 Lenses of Innovation™ methodology - one of the world’s most powerful tools for systematic innovation. After briefly introducing the process, the participants will be split into four sets of teams, one dedicated to each of his lenses:

(1) Challenging Orthodoxies – questioning deeply-held beliefs and conventional assumptions inside your company and your industry
(2) Harnessing Trends – using the power of discontinuous change to substantially alter the rules of the game and to drive industry disruption
(3) Leveraging Resources – repurposing and recombining core competencies and strategic assets in order to stretch into new growth opportunities
(4) Understanding Needs – learning to live inside the customer’s skin, identifying unmet needs and designing solutions from the customer backward.

During this workshop, you and your peers will use the lenses to stretch your thinking along new lines and generate exciting strategic insights for innovating around products, services, processes, markets, strategies and business models – to create new value for your customers. Most importantly, you will be able to take away a practical and proven methodology for innovation that you can start using right away inside your own organization. It’s a workshop you definitely don’t want to miss!

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
(1) describe the 4 Lenses of Innovation methodology;
(2) demonstrate tools for generating innovative processes within your organisation to create new value for your customers.

Speakers
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Rowan Gibson

Author of "The 4 Lenses of Innovation”, President of INPIRIUM, Co-Founder of www.innovationexcellence.com
Rowan Gibson is “one of the most recognised thought leaders in business innovation” (Forbes). He is a top keynote speaker and management educator in 62 countries across the globe, and has been a “strategic secret weapon” and change catalyst for a long list of Fortune 500 companies. He is the internationally bestselling author of 3 major books (Rethinking The Future (1996), Innovation to the Core (Harvard Business School Press 2008) and The Four Lenses of Innovation (2015) which have been published in 25 languages. He is a trusted strategic advisor to both the private and public sector all over the world. In 2015, Rowan received the prestigious “Global Leader of Innovation” award for his significant contribution to the field of innovation strategy. He was also nominated and shortlisted for the 2015 Thinkers 50 Innovation Award.Rowan has addressed a long list of major organisations, including Accenture, Apple, Barclays, BASF, Bayer, British Telecom, Carlsberg, Coca-Cola, Credit Suisse, Dell Technologies, Dow Chemicals, Foxconn, Generali Group, Haier, Harley-Davidson, Heineken, Heinz, Hershey’s, Hugo Boss, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, KIA Motors, Levi Strauss, Lockheed Martin, Mars, McCain Foods, Microsoft, Philips, P&G, Roche, Siemens, Steelcase, Swarovski, Telefonica, Volkswagen, Volvo, and many others. Rowan Gibson is President of INPIRIUM and co-founder of... Read More →


Tuesday May 8, 2018 09:00 - 12:00
Level C - C01