Leading Innovation for Growth  

In-person, UQ Brisbane City  8–10 November 2022   

"Most organisations already have enough ideas. The challenge for them is not generating more but implementing their existing ideas more effectively.” - Associate Professor Tim Kastelle

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Create opportunities and address challenges through business innovation. 

Innovation is executing new ideas to create value, and is essential for survival and success in a turbulent world. Leading Innovation for Growth will provide you with a set of ‘must-have’ frameworks and tools to drive innovative responses to disruption and change.

Working alongside industry peers in highly interactive sessions, you’ll learn how to apply tools and frameworks to the innovation challenges faced by your organisation. You will also gain the ability to communicate and use innovation strategies for breakthrough ideas, and how to build and manage an innovation portfolio for continuous business improvement. If your operating environment is requiring change, or you need to find new areas of growth for your organisation, this course will help.

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Industry expertise  

Acquire knowledge and skills from world-class academics and industry experts while collaborating with industry peers.  

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Personalised development 

Dynamic course content designed to help you identify solutions to individual challenges.  

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Practical applications 

Learn how to immediately apply innovation frameworks to respond effectively to uncertainty.   

What you'll learn 

During this course, you will:

  • develop an understanding of the innovation process, and how that process can be improved in your organisation.
  • gain the ability to map your current and future business models to respond to changes in the business and operating environment.

  • create an action plan for integrating innovation into your core business strategy.

Who should attend

Professionals, executives, and business owners who want to transform business processes in order to grow and safeguard organisations against uncertainty and future challenges. 

This course is ideal for mid-to-senior level professionals, business leaders and entrepreneurs who shape operational strategies and are striving to grow their businesses. By delivering expert knowledge, skills and tools, this course empowers individuals to find and create growth opportunities that will prepare your business to face disruption and other challenges.

This course is aimed to enhance organisational awareness in response to critical uncertainties for current businesses and transform them into opportunities for growth. Through applying innovative tools and frameworks in practical exercises, this course provides strategic methods to strengthen businesses by creating advanced ideas for ongoing expansion and improvement. 

Upcoming sessions 

Upcoming workshops

Date: 8–10 November 2022 
Time: 9am–5pm
Location: UQ Brisbane City
Cost: A$3,366 Early Bird pricing until 10 October* (usually A$3,740)

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*Price incl. GST. See below for discounts that may apply to you.
Early bird pricing for Leading Innovation for Growth ends 10 October 2022.

Registrations close 1 week prior to the commencement of the course. To secure your place, we encourage you to register early. If a course is at capacity, you will go on a waitlist and be contacted if a spot becomes available.

Read our full terms and conditions and other frequently asked questions for more information.

What's included

Learning materials
  • Access to high-quality digital resources prior to the course.
  • Digital workbook to be completed before the course (critical self-reflection on personal approach to team leadership)
  • Your own team analysis and leadership action plan
  • Post course: In-depth readings and self-reflection activities to aid further self-directed learning


  • All our face to face workshops include catering and tea/coffee facilities (please let us know if you have any dietary or accessibility requirements when booking).
  • Upon successfully completing this course, you will receive a digital badge. This will certify that you have developed the capability to address business challenges through innovation. To understand more about digital badges and it’s benefits, please refer to our FAQ.

Who you'll learn from 

Associate professor Tim Kastelle

Associate Professor Tim Kastelle's research, teaching and engagement work are all based on his study of innovation management. He graduated from Princeton University with a degree in economics, and his MBA and PhD were completed at UQ.

He has worked in marketing and management positions in various industries including radio, office equipment, industrial chemicals, higher education and software, and these experiences inform both his research and his teaching. 

Tim has published widely in the leading innovation journals and is deeply committed to translating research into practice. To this end, he writes a well-regarded innovation blog for managers, and he has worked extensively with a wide range of organisations. 

Additional information 

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If you have any questions about this course or anything else, please fill out the form below with details of your enquiry and our team will respond to your request within 1 business day, or call us on +61 7 3346 7999

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