Workshop on “How to be an Innovative Business Leader and Create New Product or Service Innovation” under Global Talk Series by Dr. Philippe Bouvier, Lyon, France on February 27, 2019

As part of Global Talk Series, GLBIMR organized a Workshop on “How to be an Innovative Business Leader and Create New Product or Service Innovation” under the guidance of Mr. Pankaj Agarwal, Vice Chairman, GL Bajaj Educational Institutions and Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director General, GLBIMR on February by Dr. Philippe Bouvier, Lyon, France on February 27, 2019. Mr. Abdullah Imtiaz, Business Operations Specialist-India Region, UREKA Education Group was also a key dignitary for the session. The session was attended in full strength by the students of PGDM Batch 2018-20.

In the welcome address, Dr. Urvashi Makkar shared that the objective of the workshop was to enhance the understanding and appreciation of innovation in both personal and professional life. She embarked upon the Cobra Effect of any innovation and advised the students to visualize the multi-dimensional impact of any change or innovation. Resonating with her suggestions, Dr. Phillipe Bouvier discussed 5 key skills needed for an innovator which are associating, networking, observing, questioning and experimenting to be successful in organizational conduct. Dr. Philippe is an international academician of repute from France. He holds a PhD (Hons.) from the University of Paris Diderot VII, an Executive MBA from INSEAD, and a MEng and MSc from the University of Lyon.

The session was very fruitful in building the innovation orientation among students that was managed in a highly interactive manner.