Faculty members can expect to learn innovation and value creation techniques that can be incorporated into their courses and aid their project advising. The workshop will focus on:
1. Fundamentals of value creation and innovation
2. What should be in a “WPI Value-Creation Playbook”
3. Creating an action plan that differentiates the ecosystem at WPI from all other institutions
Curt Carlson, Class of ’67, and Len Polizzotto, Class of ‘70, will present a 2-day workshop on value creation on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 10-11, 2017. Please join us for this exciting opportunity to learn more about how to help our students create value through their project work. The workshop will focus on: 1. Fundamentals of value creation and innovation 2. Decide what should be in a “WPI Value-Creation Playbook” 3. Create an action plan that differentiates the ecosystem at WPI from all other institutions
Curt is a pioneer in the development and use of innovation best practices and an evangelist for innovation, education, and economic development, sharing best practices with government agencies, businesses, and foundations around the world. He advises U.S. governors, prime ministers, economic ministers, and education ministers around the world on innovation, competitiveness, and educational reform. Len is widely recognized for his uniquely successful business development abilities. A centerpiece of his professional activities has been the study, application, and teaching of innovation best practices. He is also the former Director of the Center for the Globalization of Technology at WPI.