• Innovation for Your Business – Identify, create and embed
     May 2, 2024 - May 16, 2024
     10:00 am - 11:30 am

Building on the success of last year, we are delighted to be bringing delegates from four Skillnet Networks together to deliver the updated version of our series on Innovation.  Delivered over three sessions to make it more accessible, each builds on the last to take you on an innovation journey. To get the full value we encourage you to sign up to all three, however if you cannot make all the dates, you can sign-up session by session.

Each session runs each morning 10:00 to 11.30.

Session 1: 02nd May: What is innovation? What is happening in the external environment and how do you shape up?

  • Establish the group, make connections, get to know each other.
    • What is innovation?  From creating ideas through to realising value from them.
    • Why bother?: What is happening externally – where is the opportunity versus the hype/myths?
    • What are you currently doing well and where do you need help?

Session 2: 09th May: How to identify innovation potential and choose creativity techniques to suit every member of your team.

• Innovation potential: self-awareness on what it takes to be innovative.
• Identifying innovation strengths in our people.
• How to have a good idea: exploring different creativity techniques that you can try out.
• Practical application using topical issues as subject matter.

Session 3: 16th May: How to establish an environment for creating value from innovation and embed it into your organisation / culture.

  • How to convert ideas into tangible value.
    • How to filter and nurture ideas.
    • How to handle failures.
    • How to notice, savour and recognise success.


Costs: €145 members / €165 non-members.


Russell Beck Bio

Russell Beck’s drive is inspired by the belief that people are the only USP of any organisation.

Widely acknowledged as a thought leader in people, leadership and innovation, Russell Beck blends an engineer’s desire for knowledge, an inquisitive need for evidence and a belief that things can be better with an inspirational, charismatic and thought-provoking style. He connects dots in an informative way to help organisations take tangible actions to unlock the potential and productivity of their most expensive asset, their people. Often acting as a catalyst, he captivates people, motivating them to think differently, providing the impetus to change and transform, and enabling them to move quicker and further than they previously thought possible.

He provides inspirational and analytical insight into moving any organisation forward with giant steps.

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