Innovation Portfolio Management (IPM) – Organising and Executing for Success

Overview

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Run 1: 2-4 May 2019 [NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION!] 

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Organizations such as Google and Starbucks have implemented game-changing innovations in strategic ways that add tremendous value to the big picture.  This course aims to equip participants with the skill to evaluate the best approach to implement innovation within an organization.  This will include defining and developing an innovation implementation framework that best fits with the organization's strategy and culture.  

Next Course Starts On02 May 2019 (Thu) See Full Schedule
Fee SGD1712.00* (as low as SGD193.60* after maximum funding) Learn more
Duration

2 weekday evenings (7pm to 10pm) and a Saturday (9am to 6pm)

Level
Basic
Learning Objectives

Through participating in this course, you will be able to:

 

•          Create a Portfolio of Innovation Projects through “Innovation Value Chain” 

           o Value Driven Project Prioritization

o Assessing need to set up Innovation/Transformation outfits (labs/centres/institutes)

 

•          Develop a Framework for Innovation Implementation

            o Triggering Opportunities and new-growth innovation through Design Thinking

            o Developing an innovation value stream map

 o Assessing the need to apply technology as a mechanism to support innovation

 o Setting up and financial evaluation of innovation projects to support strategy goals 

            o Supporting innovation projects through process optimisation

            o Showcasing Innovation Effort

 

•          Understand the parameters for setting up innovation team

Work towards a bigger goal

This module is part of:

Graduate Certificate in Applied Innovation (GCAI)

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Topics/Structure

Through participating in this course, you will be able to:

 

•          Create a Portfolio of Innovation Projects through “Innovation Value Chain” 

           o Value Driven Project Prioritization

o Assessing need to set up Innovation/Transformation outfits (labs/centres/institutes)

 

•          Develop a Framework for Innovation Implementation

            o Triggering Opportunities and new-growth innovation through Design Thinking

            o Developing an innovation value stream map

 o Assessment of the need to apply technology as a mechanism to support innovation

 o Setting up and financial evaluation of innovation projects to support strategy goals 

            o Process optimization to support innovation projects 

            o Showcasing Innovation Effort

 

•          Understand the parameters for setting up innovation team

Who Should Attend

Startup owners, entrepreneurs, business owners, executives and individuals who seeks to enhance innovation in their business or to create innovation centres within their organisations. Individuals who want to understand innovation and develop implementation and actionable plans for their organizations.

Assessment

Assessment

An assessment will be conducted at the end of the course.

Certification

Upon meeting the minimum attendance requirement and passing the assessment, participants will receive an Electronic Transcript Letter.

Upon completion of the other 7 relevant modules, participants will receive the Graduate Certificate of Applied Innovation.

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Learning Activities

Instructional Methods and Learning Activities

Lectures, Discussions, Case Studies

Fees and Funding

Fees

Full Fee: S$1,712 per pax (including GST)

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Funding for Individuals:

  • S$513.60 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • S$193.60 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

Funding

SkillsFuture Series

Course fee grant at 70% of course fees (excluding GST) for participants who are successfully enrolled by SMU into approved courses under the Programme. Participants must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.


SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")
Up to 90% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above


Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")
Up to 90% of course fees; and 80% of basic hourly salary capped at $7.50/hr for local employees of SMEs


SkillsFuture Credit
Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above, and self-funding may use their SkillsFuture Credit (up to S$500) to defray part of the course fee. Please click User Guide on how to claim for SkillsFuture Credit. Claims should be submitted via Training Exchange.

 

SkillsFuture Course Code*: 

 

SkillsFuture Course Name*: Innovation Portfolio Management (IPM) - Organising and Executing for Success

 

* Important Note: Participants claiming SkillsFuture credits should locate the course in Training Exchange using the Course Code / Name

Schedule

Start Date(s)
Intake Information

Run 1: 2 May 2019 (Thu),[OPEN FOR REGISTRATION NOW!]

            3 May 2019 (Fri),

            4 May 2019 (Sat)



Note : This module is conducted over 2 weekday evenings (7pm to 10pm) and a Saturday (9am to 6pm).

Speaker/Trainer Bio

Dr. Thomas Menkhoff

Professor, Organisation Behaviour and Human Resources (Eductation),

Lee Kong Chian School of Business

 

Dr. Thomas Menkhoff serves as Academic Director of SMU’s Master of Science in Innovation Programme. He is an award-winning educator (and frequent contributor of the Business Times) and has published numerous articles in scholarly journals and several books on socio-cultural dimensions of managing knowledge transfer, innovation and change in multi-cultural contexts and Asian entrepreneurship. Two of his recent publications include “2010 Governing and Managing Knowledge in Asia”, “Series on Innovation and Knowledge Management” and “2014 Catalyst for Change – Chinese Business in Asia”.

 

Dr. Thomas Menkhoff has served, amongst others as consultant to German Agency of Technical Cooperation (GTZ), the Government of Singapore, the Commonwealth Secretariat, Arthur D Little, Asian Productivity Organization (APO), the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Government of Malaysia and various corporation such as SembCorp Marine or Singapore Power.

Mr. Kan Siew Ning

Adjunct Lecturer

Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Mr. Kan Siew Ning worked for the Singapore Government from 1985 to 2011. In 2011, he was a Director of Police Technology Department, managing 250 people and almost 100 IT and engineering projects. He had also ran a government-owned venture capital firm, Cap Vista Pte. Ltd., and was the president of the Information and Management Society.

Mr. Kan has been teaching university courses since 2001, and has taught in SMU, NTU and NUS. The topics include knowledge management, smart cities, drones and robotics, leadership and team building, human capital management, and public sector IT system. He received several teachings award and adjunct teaching in SMU. He has also taught short overseas courses at the University of Mauritius and Hong Kong Civil Service Bureau. One of his recently edited publications is: ”Living in Smart Cities: Innovation and Sustainability” (with Thomas Menkhoff, Hans-Dieter Evers and Chay Yue Wah), World Scientific Publishing 2017 forthcoming.

Additional Details

Prerequisites

  • Good Bachelor's Degree
  • Diploma Holders with at least 3 years of working experience

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