22-24 Soﬁtel HotelSharm El-Sheikh, EgyptCREATIVERESILIENCESTRATEGIC INNOVATIONIN TOUGH TIMES
BENEFITS OFDear Business Leader, Lets face it, most of the economies around the world have been in deep AT T E N D I N G trouble for a couple of years and the problems do not look like they are Tough times require MORE creativ- going to end soon. We have politicians talking of radical reforms, new ity and innovation and in this com- beginnings and innovative policies and then at the bottom of the chain pelling, inspiring and energizing pro- there is us, the businesses both large and small that the politicians are betting on to help dig us out of the mess. gram you will learn how to: A lot of companies are making the right noises that they wish to run inno- Strengthen creative resilience to vation workshops, kick oﬀ an innovation programme or make their busi- develop creative approach to change ness more creative, but no serious actions are taken. CEOs have to be com- Strengthen your ability to think crea- mitted to sustainable innovation, and management must make its com- tively and to implement innovation in mitment to innovation palpable. your organization. Overcome organizational inertia and The Creative Resilience Program has been designed to help all partici- resistance to innovation. pants become more creative, resilient and resourceful in the face of chal- Speed up market commercialization lenging circumstances. of innovative ideas that are strategi- cally important Join us for the Creative Resilience Program and be inspired about how to Implement more eﬀective strategic drive the market, instead of being driven down by it. decision making and maximise your organisations performance Sincerely, Help Creativity and Innovation ﬂy in NEXUS Training Solutions your organization WHO SHOULD ATTENDPS: IF THE FUTURE OF YOUR COMPANY REALLY MATTERSTO YOU THEN TAKE BUSINESS CREATIVITY AND INNOVA- Just about everybody can beneﬁt,TION SERIOUSLY AND GIVE IT THE TIME AND FUNDS THAT including executives, managers,IT DESERVES OR YOU MAY NOT HAVE A FUTURE and directors
TEO HÄRÉNOne of the worlds most appreciated and well-knowncreativity speaker and author. Co-Founder ofInteresting.org, an idea brokerage company with9,000 members worldwide.Teo is a co-author of the Idea Books – sold in 40 countries, publishedin 14 languages. The idea book was recently picked as one of the 100Best Business Books of All Time by CEO READ, and author of Work-ing Outside the Box - nominated as one of the Best Nine Manage-ment Books in 2005 by the Personnel & Management magazine.Given over 1,000 lectures, keynote speeches and workshop sessionsin 25 countries.A selection of Teo’s awards: (1) “Speaker of the Year 2007” - SwedishEvent Academy, (2) “One of Sweden’s 10 most popular B2B speakers2008” – SAJ.SE, (3) “One of Sweden’s most inspiring people 2007 &2009 ” - LEVA Magazine CREATIVITY AND IDEA GENERATION: CREATIVE CAPABILITY DEVELOPMENT AND DEPLOYMENT Techniques to encourage ideation, free thinking and idea generationKEY LEARNINGS: Frameworks to develop a culture that supports and stimulates creativity to build a creative organization Flexing your creative muscle and pumping up your brain and breaking through thinking gridlocks Turning ideas into great business You will gain in-depth knowledge that sparks ideas to lead your organisation through stressful times Leverage collaboration to “get-out-of-silos” and create team synergy.
RAMON BUSINESSVULLINGS MODEL INNO- VATION:A skilled action-advisor & facili-tator for innovation processes, DIFFERENT MODELSa passionate international TO DEFINE YOURpublic speaker and author ofthe internationally acclaimed BUSINESS AND REV-book, Creativity Today ENUE STREAMSRamon gets very enthusiastic aboutinnovation leadership, new business KEY LEARNINGS:models and concept enrichment, beingideaDJ, daring reducing risk Why business model thinking is so impor-aversion and increasing organisations tantinnovative capacity. He is chairman of Understand the power of visual thinkingthe European Association for Creativity Systematic approaches to Business Modeland Innovation. Ramon previously Developmentworked at PricewaterhouseCoopers Practicing the design of a business modeland IBM Business Consulting Services (Business Model Canvas)as senior management consultant on Understand your own business modelCRM and Strategic Change. Currently including strengths and weaknessesRamon owns his own consulting com- Exploring new ways of innovationpany, part of the new shoes today inno- Understanding new areas for businessvation network. model improvement and innovation for your organisation
AYMAN SHAWKY, Ph.D. A skilled facilitator and trainer with a proven Professional, Academic and Administrative track record in providing con- sultation and training programs in Strategy, Marketing and Decisions Science. Dr. Ayman enjoys a great experience in business educational projects with foreign universities and international agencies such as, USAID, DANIDA, and CIDA. He is a lecturer for MBA and PhD programs at Alexandria Univer- sity, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime, and Pharos University. He received his PhD and MBA in Business from Florida State University, USA and Georgia State University.STRATEGIC DECISIONMAKING FOR INNOVATORS:GETTING DECISIONS RIGHT FIRST TIME Developing a Solution-Centered MindsetKEY LEARNINGS: Use a structured process to make good decisions Use techniques such as scenario analysis to manage risk Understanding your heuristics and biases when making decisions Understand the criteria for making decisions in uncertain times Determining accountability for decisions made facing uncertainty Communicate your decisions with conﬁdence
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