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This is a highly interactive session offering specific tips and tools to create strategies to increase innovation and creativity within the supply chain. Each participant will gain concrete ideas on how to increase their own innovative thinking processes as well as ways to communicate these new ways to thinking to those that matter.
Presenter: Dr. Helen Eckmann
Helen is a full time faculty in Supply Chain, Innovation, Strategy & Creativity at Brandman University and an Adjunct at the University of San Diego Supply Chain Master’s Program. She teaches Strategic Thinking on the doctoral level. She is also owner for James L. Consulting, www.JamesLConsulting.com where she has trained over 2500 individuals in innovations within the supply chain, including over 300 of Raytheon’s Material Program Managers. Helen has a doctorate from The University of San Diego, and was just recently awarded a PCC credential, as a Professional Certified Coach.
Guest speaker during lunch: Dr. Malcolm DeLeo who has worked in Innovation at Clorox and within the private label grocery industry will be addressing, Innovation Drivers. The topics will be relevant and will have a high degree of applicability and will have action projects for all participants to engage in.
1. Creating Strategic Connections between Creativity and Innovation for the Supply Chain
2. Developing ways to increase creativity for two types of innovations:
a. Process Improvement
b. Brand New Big Ideas
3. Analyzing the role of perception in Creativity and Innovation
4. Controlling the strategic narrative for innovations to manage innovations through the Supply Chain
5. Developing the art of Asking Powerful Questions that lead to Strategic Innovation
a. Within internal teams that lead to effectiveness and efficiencies.
b. Throughout the supply chain, from vendors to consumers------Olivia Semanik | email@example.com
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