Learn more below and please contact the MEM program for more information about specific speakers.
The Practical Innovator is a day-long executive education program hosted by Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, one of the world’s foremost centers for executive education. The Practical Innovator will feature senior Kellogg faculty members who teach the practical skills of innovation, along with a few special guests. The agenda is as follows:
8:00am-8:30am: Registration and breakfast
8:30am-10:00am: “Innovation Best Practices” with Tom Kuczmarski
10:15am-11:45am: “Strategy and the Practical Innovator” with Mohan Sawhney
11:45am-1:00pm: Lunch break
1:00pm-2:30pm: “IP Management for SME’s” with James Conley
2:45pm-4:00pm: “The Innovators Panel” featuring innovation thought leaders
4:15pm-5:15pm: “It All Started with a Mouse” with Carol Nicolau of Disney Institute
This day-long executive education course at the Kellogg School of Management costs $2,500 to attend. The Top 100 Nominees of the Chicago Innovation Awards, which will be announced on September 10th, will each receive a free scholarship to attend. For others in the Chicago Innovation Awards community there is a chance to receive a 70% off scholarship by entering the promotional code ChicagoInnovator when registering here. We only have 20 scholarships available, so please register as soon as possible if you or someone from your company would like to attend. The deadline to register is Monday, September 23rd.
The Practical Innovator will be held:
Friday, September 27th
8:00am – 5:15pm
Wieboldt Hall, Room 150
Kellogg School of Management
340 East Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60611