Sparking Innovation

A CBS Executive Education Masterclass

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It’s well known that innovation can fuel long-term economic growth, lift productivity and deliver tangible benefits for your organisation. But innovating successfully is not always straightforward. You may have many good ideas but are unsure about how to develop them or put them into practice.

In this online masterclass, you’ll learn valuable ways to implement innovation through products, processes, services and business models. You’ll find out how to best engage creativity in the workplace, and provide the structure and support required to manage innovation in your organisation effectively.

Program details

If you are interested in attending future sessions, please submit an expression of interest to our team.

Where: Delivered online

Early bird registration: $459
General: $529
Curtin alumni, students and staff: $479
Group registration (5 or more): $429 per person

Key takeaways

This Masterclass is delivered by three highly experienced innovation experts, who bring a combination of research depth and practical experience. Content includes:

  • Understanding the role and purpose of innovation
  • Insights on innovation in real situations
  • Fruitful examples of innovation
  • Using creativity to spark innovation
  • Pathways to help your organisation become more innovative
  • Tools to manage innovation.

Who is this program for?

This Masterclass is suited to those working in the private sector, not-for-profit organisations, government agencies and for education providers. It may be particularly beneficial if you are in a decision-making role in middle to upper-level management, or your work focuses on organisational strategy, marketing or business development.

Program schedule

Date and TimeTitle Facilitator

Wednesday 22 July
5.30­-7.00pm AWST

Session 1
Understanding innovation and the role of innovation in organisational life
Associate Professor Jeremy Galbreath

Wednesday 29 July
5.30-7.00pm AWST

Session 2
Engaging creativity to support and drive innovation efforts
Mr Rod Evans

Wednesday 5 August
5.30-7.00pm AWST

Session 3
On-going management of innovation for organisational and societal benefit
Mr Stephen Carroll

Please ensure you have good quality internet connection for a positive experience.

About the program facilitators

Starting his 25-year career in the US, Associate Professor Jeremy Galbreath has spent a number of years working in Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial start-ups, engaged in business development, and corporate and business unit strategic planning. He later worked for multinational technology companies, AT&T and Lucent Technologies. Jeremy holds a PhD in strategy and currently teaches entrepreneurship, innovation, international business and strategy at Curtin University. He also serves on several industry boards to advise on business innovation.
Mr Rod Evans is a highly experienced senior manager who has led strategy development and implementation in a number of companies and government agencies. He has worked in stockbroking, capital markets and investment industries, and managed a resource sector investment attraction program for the Western Australian Government. Rod is currently the chairman of both Cranecorp Australia and Ashburton Assurance Australasia, and the founder of The Ideas Factory Australia. He also teaches at Curtin and is undertaking a PhD.
Mr Stephen Carroll has provided consultant services across Australia and internationally for more than twenty years. He is currently a director for RSM Australia and considers connection and collaboration key to providing meaningful support and practical assistance to clients and future innovators. Stephen maintains strong connections to the innovation community, offering mentoring and advice for innovation programs, incubators and accelerators, and supporting research and development activities.

Express your interest

If you are interested in attending future sessions, please submit an expression of interest to our team.