Leicester Business Festival 2018 – 29th October – 9th November

The Leicester Business Festival is taking place 29 October - 9 November and features a series of events hosted by organisations based in Leicester and Leicestershire. The University of Leicester School of Business is delivering three workshops which are free to attend and open to businesses, students, alumni and staff.

  1. Open Innovation with Dr Marta Gasparin

    MONDAY, 29 OCTOBER (2.00pm - 4.00pm) Book here

    This session will explore the concept of open innovation, the background, what it is, what are its elements, how it differs from other types of innovation approaches, and how managers can think about using it to improve their innovation and product development processes.

  2. Women Entrepreneurs and Innovation Challenges with Dr Sukanlaya Sawang

    WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER  (10.30am - 12.30pm) Book here

    This workshop provides a networking opportunity to tackle innovation challenges faced by women entrepreneurs as well as to learn the design think approach to boost innovation for business women.

  3. Visual Management with Dr Nicola Bateman

    FRIDAY 2 NOVEMBER  (2.00pm - 4.00pm) Book here 

    Showcasing the latest thinking of how to use visual tools to enhance organisational decision-making, especially at the operational level. These innovative approaches allows teams to better enact strategic direction. Come along to see how they can change your business for the better.