“Competitive strategies for business growth: process, practice and performance” Thursday, 7 February 2013. Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel, Manchester Drawing on the success of the first Innovation Masterclass last quarter, we are pleased to announce the second of our Business Perspectives events. In this, we will consider how, in an environment of austerity and reduced consumer confidence,Continue reading “Business Perspectives event: Strategy Masterclass”
Guest blogger: Sarah Platts, Open University Business School MBA Alumnus, Change Consultant at FreshNetworks Innovation is a common topic of debate and strategy in most businesses (be they new or well established). In the current economic climate, and with the huge potential of the likes of social media data, brands are increasingly looking at innovationContinue reading “Ten things businesses should know about what innovation is and isn’t”
Evan Davis, OUBS Visiting Professor and guest speaker at the Innovation Masterclass, talks about the relationship between innovation and economic growth.
Did you miss the inaugural Business Perspectives event at the Cumberland Hotel in London last week? Do not despair as we intend to bring highlights and insights from the day at a webinar on 4th December. Full details of the webinar and how to sign up will be posted here shortly. The event itself wasContinue reading “First event hailed a big success”
Why large scale infrastructure should not be too technologically innovative. Evan Davis explains the reasons and shares his views of the challenges to refreshing the UK infrastructure, reflecting on his research for Built in Britain, an OU/BBC co-production. To learn more about Built in Britain series and explore What Makes Britain? timeline, visit OpenLearn website.