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Breakthrough Innovation V5

  1. 1. JANUARY 28-29, 2010, INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL, SHANGHAI PUDONG breakthrough innovation FROM IMPOSSIBLITY TO POSSIBILITY IN YOUR INNOVATION AGENDA The first thing you have to learn about history is that because something has not taken place in the past, that does not mean it cannot take place in the future.” Mahatma Gandhi Tel: 400-628-8980 Fax:86-21-55663190
  2. 2. breakthrough innovation navigating from the future January 28-29, 2010 Intercontinental Hotel, Shanghai Introduction Trainer: Charles Smith “There is an universal consensus that, contrary Ch a r l e s E. Smith Ph.D. to popular perception, innovation is not dying…, has been a senior executive coach and leader ship countless ideas and breakthrough opportunities do consultant in corporations exist, but we lack a culture that stimulates creative and government agencies in and innovative thinking, and an incentive-driven the United States, Europe, process that allows such ideas to be recognized.” and Canada since 1969.He The X-Prize Foundation Conference, 2009 holds an A.B. from Harvard College, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, Participants will learn principles and practices of and a Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Breakthrough Innovation and apply them to their Smith also holds a certificate in Gestalt Methods from Innovation Agenda, own challenges, commitments, the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. He has taught at Sir and concerns. George Williams University and the McGill Centre for Management Education. Participants will leave with committed goals and Clients have included: DTE Energy; The U.S. Air Force; frameworks for action. Ernst & Young, Damovo Ltd; A.T. Kearney; The Rover Group; Land Rover Ltd.; Perkins Engines; Campbell Soup; Dow; Merck; Air Liquid; Caterpillar; The U.S. Key Take-aways: Department of Commerce; Masco Corporation; P & G; Benefits you will apply to your innovation Agenda Eastern Michigan University; IBM; - Tools for managing Breakthrough Innovation. - Breakthrough Thinking His first book, The Merlin Factor: Keys to the Corporate Kingdom, was published in 1995 in the - Inventing from the Future US, UK, China, and Romania. He has also published - Committed Speaking numbers of articles on leadership, coaching, and - Structure for Energy based Innovation breakthrough thinking, including "The Merlin Factor: - Managing Innovation Conversations Creating Ambassadors from the Future", Stage Three Leadership: from Good ideas to Unified Action, His - Turning Breakdowns into Breakthroughs new book to be released, is titled Navigating from the Future: a Primer for Sustainable Transformation. Who Should Attend: Credentials: This workshop is for Department Heads, Senior “Any one who cares about innovation, people, profits, Executives, Business Unit and Department Managers and extraordinary performance would learn from and Project Managers looking for Breakthroughs in Charles Smith and his unique and original way of making you consistently think about possibilities for Innovation and in their Innovation Agenda. yourself, your team, and your company.” It is for people concerned with Innovation in; Frank Hennessey--Former CEO, Mascotech Inc. & Chairman, Hennessey Capital • Research and Development • New Product Development Charlie Smith has provided extraordinary strategic • Engineering support to me personally in trying to develop "Thought Leaders" in a new, challenging and expanding domain • Technology Development - one that addresses Earth, space and human life as an • Business Development integrated system. I consider Charles Smith to be an • Corporate Strategy and Planning emerging universe class coach. • Organization Development Dr. Kenneth J. Cox--Director Aerospace Technology • Human Resources Management Working Group. Houston, Texas Tel: 400-628-8980 Fax: 86-21-55663190 Email:
  3. 3. breakthrough innovation navigating from the future January 28-29, 2010 Intercontinental Hotel, Shanghai AGENDA Day 1 January 28, 2010 9:00-17:00 Day 2 January 29, 2010 9:00-16:45 Session 1 Time: 09:00-11:00 Session 1 9:00- 10:30 Transform Personal Relationship to Innovation Enroll Others at a Whole New Level • Examine what is required to become an Innovator. • Learn how to create possibilities with and for others. • Explore way to inspire others to what they are • Practice speaking to what others deeply care about capable of, beyond what they already do. and to influence others without manipulation. • Look at ways to manage your own and others’ • Explore how to overcome resistance gracefully. energy so that Innovation is encouraged and nurtured. 10:30-10:50 Coffee Break 11:00-11:20 Coffee break Session 2 10-50-12:30 Turn Breakdowns into Breakthroughs Session 2 11:20-12:00 • Learn how to get agreement on problems before Set Breakthrough Innovation Goals working towards solutions. • Examine what is required to Invent from the future • Practice turning complaints into requests. and to think the unthinkable. • Practice commitment-based problem solving • Explore self-limiting beliefs • Explore methods for seeking common ground. • Identify adjacent possibilities that can lead to Breakthroughs in Innovation. 12:30-13:30 Lunch 12:00-13:00 Lunch Session 3 13:30-13:45 Speak in a way that Evokes Commitment from Others Session3 13:00- 14:00 • Practice Direct Speaking and the Power of Choice. Have Conversations that Create Innovation • Practice the creative use of awareness • Practice speaking in a way that causes action, and • Learn to say what inspires us in ways that others are distinguish this from ways of speaking that yield similarly inspired. only analysis. • Learn how to have conversations for possibility Session 4 13:45-14:30 and how to use relationships as the foundation of Navigate from the Future innovation. • Examine The Navigator Code • Learn what it takes to become a Navigator. Session4 14:00- 15:00 • Explore what it means to be an Ambassador from Assess Possibility Deficit the Future • Examine ways that culture limits innovation. • Learn ways to enable ourselves and others to think • Determine obstacles preventing impossibilities from “outside the box.” being turned into possibilities. • Learn ways of measuring our chances for success 14:30-14:50 Coffee Break and improving on them. Session 5 14:50-16:30 15:00-15:20 Coffee break Formulate a Breakthrough Innovation Project • Examine the difference between Promising and Session5 15:20-17:00 Predicting. Breakthrough Coaching • Explore the value and difficulties of taking • Examine practices for coaching others to achieve uncharacteristic action, unpredictable results. • Explore Goals, Roles, Organization and Strategy for • Learn how to solve problems based on commitment Breakthrough Project design. and to create performance aspirations beyond the ordinary. 16:30-16:45 Acknowledgment and Completion • Examine what it takes to teach and support others (Topics will be engaged through presentations, to “play to win.” interactive group dialogue, and checklists.) Tel: 400-628-8980 Fax: 86-21-55663190 Email:
  4. 4. breakthrough innovation navigating from the future January 28-29, 2010 Intercontinental Hotel, Shanghai About InnoEC I nnovation Enterprise China is leading in systematic innovation rating and consulting ser vices. We realize our ideals by helping enterprises and organizations establishing innovation systems.Our success is built on our customers’ successes. Innovation is the key that unlocks your true potential for success. As a leading professional knowledge-based company, we are special for: An exceptionally high caliber of expertise. Outstanding innovation experiences, tangible Credentials: process and practical tools applied to thousands of projects, services, products and business Exactly what we needed to hear. Well Done! systems. Huntsman Global in our vision, but practical in our behavior. Aggressiveness in achieving more values for our Good topics and very useful! customers. Emerson Climate Very educational and exciting experience! Recent Clients: Littlefuse Alcatel Shanghai, ASP, Bayer, Li-Ning Sports, I had a great time and learned a lot. Things will Cadbury, C-Bons, Changhong, Conexant, DSM, certainly change from now on. Emerson Climate, EPCOS, GE, Gemalto, Grammer EPCOS Automotive, Haier, Huntsman, Intel Shanghai, Invista, Johnson & Johnson, Kohler, Kone, Kraft, Great, Great, Great course! Lenovo, Nokia, Packetfront, Pan Asia Technical, GE Philips, Perfect, PRTM, Putzmeister, Roechling Automostive, Saint-Gobain, Schneider Electric, It’s really good course, the best one I’ve Shanghai Ericcson, Tencent, Verigy, etc. participated. Thanks! Kraft For more information, please contact: Tel: 86-21-61435790 It’s a great workshop. Thanks to you all! Fax: 86-21-55663190 Philips Email: Thanks very much for organizing such a great event! Very useful and mutually beneficial! Hot line: 400-628-8980 Look forward to keeping up this start of great innovation journey. Johnson & Johnson Tel: 400-628-8980 Fax: 86-21-55663190 Email: