Innovation and R&D

Fundamentals of Innovation

Duration: 2 Day Training Course
Venue: Presented at DCU
Date: Latest Schedule Here
Discount for Corporate Members

Introduction to Innovation

This first stage of the course sets the scene in understanding innovation in an enterprise, types of innovation, and the environment for successful innovation.

It profiles the innovative company. Through examples and discussion it gives insights to the benefits derived from innovation and the dynamics in achieving success with innovation.

The Innovation Process

This second stage of the course describes the overall process view of innovation.

Three separate cycles of activity are represented. Arriving at an innovation concept with a significant validated economic value, converting the concept into an innovation, and exploiting the innovation to achieve economic value.

Associated frameworks that are used in the enterprise are described in the context of how they support greater understanding of value and positioning of innovation.

This training course is run as part of The Irish Innovation Network

Who should attend?

This event is designed for those who have a key influence and roles of responsibility for innovation, both business and technical.



Michael O’Duffy is an experienced innovation practitioner, trainer, and assessor. He has presented training courses, seminars and conference papers on many aspects of innovation. He has developed a maturity model and an assessment questionnaire on innovation capability. He is active in a number of groups that focus on the furtherance of professionalism and governance on innovation.

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Fees will not be reimbursed and will remain due in full if cancellations are received less than 7 working days before the course starts. However, names of participants may be substituted at any time.

Fees include course material and lunch. Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements.

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