Tutorial: Applying Innovation

3 September 2011

  • Presenter: Dr. Nader Nada

    NadaDr. Nader Nada is Professor, Author, and Innovation Consultant He received his PhD degree from George Mason University, VA, and his MS degree from Minnesota State University, MN. In 1991 he received the Achievement Award from the American Achievement Academy. He was NASA Fellow for three successive years.

    Dr. Nada is a consultant and expert in Creative Thinking Skills, Tools and Techniques, Creativity and Innovation, Advanced Learning Techniques, Project and Strategic Management, and Knowledge and Innovation Management (KIM).

    He published six books and over Eighty journal and conference papers in the areas of his interest. He is the founder of Turkey Innovation Network, chair, and speaker of several international conferences.

  • Abstract: This Tutorial is about helping organizations manage innovation projects more effectively. Innovation is relevant to all organizations, large and small, profit and non-profit. The workshop deals with practical and hands-on techniques for planning the way innovation can be managed. Participants will learn a number of techniques for improving innovation and also work 'hands-on' with fellow participants in sharing innovation experiences. Participants will leave the workshop with a number of concrete ways for growing innovation in any organization.

  • Tutorial outcomes include:

    • Understanding the Innovation Management Framework (8 Dimensions)
    • Understanding how to manage and apply innovation (Innovation Funnel 4 Dimensions)
    • How to Develop Innovation Strategic Plan
    • How to Build Innovation Factory (Benchmarking and Leading with Innovation)
    • How to Measure Innovation (Input-Process-Output)

    The tutorial will be of interest to all professional and researchers interested in Business Development and Entrepreneurship.

  • Length: Half-day

Important Dates:

May 04, 2011

Extended May 16, 2011 Submission deadline

June 12, 2011

Notification of Acceptance

July 01, 2011

Camera Ready Papers

July 05, 2011

Early Registration

July 25,2011