Worldclass Executive Development Series

The Cambridge Innovation Programme -

Advanced Practices and Case Studies in Innovating for Leadership

16- 21 September 2018

The HKMA Institute of Advanced Management Development again invites your participation in an experience aimed at informing of the latest approaches to innovative planning and practice, working with leading developers and practitioners and engaging with leaders of successful innovative companies. The balanced mix of lectures, workshops, innovation centre and company visits and interactive sessions with entrepreneurs and course leaders will provide special insights and connections of unusual breadth and depth. The programme will be of interest to those in businesses aiming at global growth and success in tomorrow's world. The focus will be on creative approaches to practical implementation of innovative strategies.

Who Should Attend

This intense programme of lectures, workshops, debate, discussion and company visits is specifically designed for those senior executives and business leaders seeking inspiration and challenge to generate new visions, new thinking and access to the latest processes and approaches to technological innovations and new business development.

Programme Highlights

  • The Centrality of Innovation in Tomorrow's World
  • Creating Innovative and Entrepreneurial Ecosystems - Cambridge and other examples
  • The Cambridge Phenomenon and Open Innovation
  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Big Data
  • At the Leading Edge of Medical Robotics
  • Alternative Finance and Future Finance
  • Company Visits including: St John's Innovation Centre, Trinity Science Park, Cambridge Design Partnership, Addenbrooke's Biomedical Campus, Eagle Genomics and Wellcome Genome Campus
  • Keynote Address on "Courage, Extremes and Leadership"
  • Formal College Dinner
  • Optional Study Tour to London - Imperial College Big Data Institute and BBD Global Technology Incubator

Programme Director - Professor Alan Barrell

Alan Barrell has spent almost 30 years in senior executive positions in technology based industries and has become one of Cambridge's most articulate promoters of entrepreneurship. He was a founder shareholder in Library House Ltd, and is now Entrepreneur in Residence at the Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning, Cambridge Judge Business School. He is also Distinguished Guest Professor at Xiamen University. He has taught at Tsinghua University and Fudan University. He acts as Consultant to the China (Shanghai) Public Practicing Base for Entrepreneurs. His interest in China, its history, people and culture has become a major feature of his life and work. Other appointments include Senior Enterprise Fellow, University of Essex; International Research Fellow, Laurea University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki and at University of Lahti also in Finland; and Professor of Practice of the HKMA Institute of Advanced Management Development.

Please refer to the link below for the tentative programme schedule and enrolment details:

Enquiries: 2774-8517 Ms Christine Choy