Learning To Manage Innovations!
During 19-22d of June the participants of MS in Innovations and Entrepreneurship program were learning innovation processes on the course «Innovation Process Management». The course lecturers are recognized experts in IT sphere - Vsevolod Onyshkevych, Chief Marketing Officer at FieldView Solutions and Andriy Hankevych, CEO of Arivo Solutions. The experts taught the students about innovation types, approaches to their implementation in the companies and peculiarities of team formation, especially for start-ups.
“Innovations – it is not an inspiration or a cool idea, it is a difficult process, - says Vsevolod Onyshkevych. – Remember, things that you see now will be totally different in the future. If we want to grow, we can’t stay on the same place. If not to take a risk, it’s impossible to become a visionary.”
Also this modular week the participants made a sum-up of finance course with lecturers Liubomyr Tarnovskyi and Taras Khoma. The group had a final course of “Competitive strategy” with Taras Tymo as well. In terms of this course students shared the ideas concerning their start-ups and received valuable feedback from lecturer.
Another very interesting and useful was experience received during the work on the case “Secret Pharmacy. Interactive museum”. Participants visited the mysterious “Secret Pharmacy” and got acquainted with its vision, activity and plans for the future. On 25th of June the participants presented their ideas concerning the improvement of the project for Oleg Nykulyshyn(owner of pharmacy), CEO of “Market Universal” Ltd., and museum employees.
This week students of the program had a chance to take part in the discussion organized by the Center for Corporate Social Responsibility Development on how to engage employees to corporate volunteering.
The last modular week in this academic year at MS in Innovations&Entrepreneurship program the participants finished by discussing the finance case with Basil Kalymon, Professor Emeritus at The Richard Ivey School of Business, Canada.
We wish all our participants inspirational summer holidays and productive work on their projects!
Also we want to remind you, that application forms for MS in Innovations and Entrepreneurship program #1 in Ukraine are opened till the 1st of September.