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Masterclasses in Systematic Inventive Thinking (SIT) Part 1 & 2 - 29 July and 5 August

Join our fast-paced, interactive and engaging masterclasses to learn the SIT methodology for rapid innovation in product development and solving business challenges.

The impact of COVID-19 requires executives and organisations to be more entrepreneurial and creative than ever before.

Join our fast-paced, interactive and engaging masterclasses to learn the SIT methodology for rapid innovation in product development and solving business challenges. This methodology is taught in the MBA programs of leading universities, including Columbia, Harvard, INSEAD and Wharton and successfully employed by companies such as Google, Deloitte, EY, Kraft, Shell, BASF, Nestle, Amdocs, Johnson & Johnson and many others.

MASTERCLASS 1: Wednesday 29 July / 5:30 - 7:00pm
Thinking Inside the Box 
How to Systematically Create Inventive Solutions

Part 1 – Foundations of SIT and the Attribute Dependency Methodology
 
Description:
The SIT approach empowers you to rapidly and systematically create innovative products and services that challenge and disrupt the traditional solutions available in the market, as well as generate disruptive, value creating new tools and processes within your organisation. We will explore SIT’s foundational concepts of “Inside the Box Thinking”, “Constraints as an Innovation Catalyst”, “Closed World Solutions” and “Function Follows Form”. You will learn how to recognise and break both “Functional” and “Structural Fixedness”. You will also learn and practice applying the “Attribute Dependency” methodology, one of five key “Inside the Box” innovation templates. 

You'll walk away with: 
Practical, quick-win innovation tools that you can start using immediately, for fast generation of inventive ideas. You will gain skills that will enable you to significantly improve your product development pipeline and help in the process of creating an exciting culture of innovation within your teams and organisation. 

 
MASTERCLASS 2: Wednesday 5 August / 5:30 - 7:00pm

Thinking Inside the Box 
How to Systematically Create Inventive Solutions

Part 2 – Subtraction, Division, Multiplication and Task Unification
 
Description:
Through examples and exercises, you will learn the key principle that inventive solutions share common patterns, and practice applying these patterns using the SIT thinking tools of Subtraction, Multiplication, Division and Task Unification.

You'll walk away with: 
A proven, ready-to-use toolbox of practical, quick-win innovation tools that you can start using immediately, for fast generation of inventive ideas. Practical experience in applying SIT tools to help you to disrupt and improve your product development pipeline and help in the process of creating an exciting culture of innovation within your teams and organisation. 



ABOUT OUR PRESENTER:
Eli Itin, Founder and Senior Innovation Consultant, Northern Star Innovation
Eli Itin has worked extensively in the Israeli and international innovation and start-up ecosystems over 25 years. Eli’s Tier-1 clients include, among others: EY, Merck, Intel, Hero Motors, Nice, Allot and Perpetual Australia. Previously he led Organisational Innovation at Amdocs, an MNC providing software and managed services to the telecommunications and financial services sector.

Eli currently teaches MIT’s “Approach to Design Thinking”, Columbia University’s “Product Development Using SIT”, and Dartmouth’s “Strategy is Innovation”. Eli is also a facilitator for the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce-Tel Aviv University DeepDive Executive Education program.

Eli has an MBA Cum Laude (Innovation & Entrepreneurship) from the IDC, Herzliya, Israel, as well as degrees in Law and Commerce from UNSW, Sydney, Australia.  He has lectured on innovation at international conferences and at leading universities, including at Bar Ilan University’s Executive MBA program and UNSW’s Innovation Internship program.

When
7/29/2020 5:30 PM - 8/5/2020 7:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time