Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

Available dates

Dec 11—13, 2019
3 days
Kolkata, India
INR 50000 ≈USD 696
INR 16666 per day


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About the course

This program takes a deep dive into understanding the dynamics of innovation processes and systems, specifically from the perspective of emerging economy businesses. Participants will emerge with an awareness of the latest perspectives, processes and tools for innovation that are necessary for emerging as innovative organisations. This will prepare participants to build and lead creative cultures that can establish long-term competitive advantage within resource scarce emerging economy firms.


  • Enable participants to understand sources of advantage in resource scarce innovation systems
  • Equip participants with an epistemic perspective to innovation
  • Equip participants with design thinking skills

Key Topics

  • Breaking out of Catch-up
  • Assessing Business Model in the context of Innovation Systems
  • Aligning Innovation Models with Resource Scarce Contexts
  • An epistemic perspective to innovation
  • Thinking from the Place, going beyond jugaad
  • Applying design thinking to drive innovation
  • Understand the potential of disruptive innovation and open innovation

Who should attend

Senior managers with project responsibility for developing new products and services, from functional areas such as research and product development, engineering, product management, marketing, operations, finance, or strategy

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Nimruji Prasad

Prof. Nimruji Prasad J is an associate professor in the Organizational Behaviour area at IIMC. She has been researching innovation in Indian organisations for several years now and has published in this area in international journals. She is also the author of several books, notably Indian Busine...


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