Ursi Van der Herten, another dear member of the ILF community is Product Manager for ESADE Business School. She has brought to our attention some very interesting courses that they are running this first semester.
Design Thinking for Business Innovation
Date: 22-29 April, 2015
Presented by ESADE Business School and Aalto University Executive Education, this immersive program will teach new solutions based on Design Thinking for the challenges facing business today. Design Thinking for Business Innovation is a program for corporate leaders as well as senior executives and managers who want to integrate creative practices into their business processes and corporate structures. For more information download the brochure and visit the website. Members of the ILF Networking Group should contact us regarding a special offer.
Open Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship
Date: 18-22 May, 2015
Creating new markets, embracing new business models, and identifying new customer segments within existing business units is a major challenge. The Innovation Imperative: most innovations fail. Yet, in the long run, the risk of not innovating is greater than that of innovating. Companies that don't innovate will die. This course provides participants with an Open Innovation and customer centric framework where, through collaboration with a variety of partners, new ventures can be created with a new perspective and faster clock speed. For more information download the brochure and visit the website. Members of the ILF Networking Group should contact us regarding a special offer.
3-day immersion in Retail Innovation
Date: 17, 18 & 19 June, 2015
This immersion program will bring participants to spend 3 days immersed in customer-centric retail innovation with their peers. They will experience in an “R+D lab” where will be taight effective methods to devise innovative retail business models capable of generating sustained customer preference, so steady cash-flow and profit. For more information download the brochure and go to their website. Members of the ILF Networking Group should contact us regarding a special offer.
Date: 3-5 March, 2015
This is an event for those looking to improve resource efficiency and adopt circular economy models. It is free to attend the exhibition, the conference and the workshops. To know more click here.
Date: 20-21 May, 2015
The PD+I (Product Design Innovation) 2015 will bring discussions around user experience, innovation, designing locally, design for medical devices and many more. The new technologies will also be explored with talks about wearables, 3D printing and consumer preferences in smartphone and tablet cases. To learn more check out their website.
The ILF community has 15% discount of the ticket price with the code YRY50548. Members of the ILF Networking Group should contact us regarding their 20% discount code.
FT Innovate Latin America
Date: 17-18 February, 2015
Location: Hilton Panama
Finally, we would like to remind you that the FT Innovate Latin America is fast approaching. The inaugural FT Innovate Latin America 2015 conference will look at the role consumer plays in the innovation matrix. It will also discuss the latest innovation stories from companies across the region, and reveal the 'nuts and bolts' of innovation implementation within a corporate setting.
The ILF Wider community has 20% discount on the ticket price with the code ILF20. Members of the ILF Networking Group should contact us for their special 25% discount. To learn more about the event click here.