• Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop, August 10 – 14, 2015, Hanoi, Vietnam

    Monday - 20/07/2015

    Innovation is transforming ideas into impact. The intersection of innovation and entrepreneurship strategies is the cornerstone for successful local, national, and global partnerships

    The workshop aims to provide an introduction lecture series to innovation methodologies and entrepreneurial knowledge.  The workshop program is organized in a lecture series given by Dr. Colleen Stiles, co-Director of Bachelor of Innovation™ Degree, Director of Bachelor of Innovation™ Strategic Alliances, University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS), USA. Many group activities will be organized by participants and for participants to practice the methodologies and to exchange ideas. We will also invite some speakers from industry to share their experiences in the workshop

    This workshop is organized in the framework of collaboration between US and Vietnamese Institutions as a follow-on project of EducationUSA Leadership Institutes program. The workshop is sponsored by EducationUSA, Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), Hanoi University of Science (HUS).

    A group of ten students from UCCS Bachelor of Innovation™ will attend and participate in the workshop. Students will provide a unique point of view for participants. We call for the participation of Vietnamese student, junior lecturers and young professionals (especially, those from HUST and HUS) who are interested in teaching and learning innovation, entrepreneurship and in developing the relationship and network with US institutions and individuals. Participants who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate of attendance

    If you are interested in participating the workshop, please fill out the application form in the http://goo.gl/forms/SVCECQOsa0

    Important Date

    Deadline for application:    July 29, 2015

    Acceptance:                          August 1, 2015

    Workshop:                            August 10-14, 2015 

                                                             Tentative schedule

    Monday August 10, 2015                                                                  

    12:30-13:30

     

    13:30-13:45

    Welcome and Introduction to Workshop

    13:45-15:00

    -    Transforming Ideas into Impact

    -    Overview of the Bachelor of Innovation™ Degree

    Dr. Colleen Stiles

    15:00-15:30

    Break

    15:30-17:00

    Innovation is a team sport: Identification of participant objectives resulting in a successful workshop

    Group activities and discussion

    Tuesday August 11, 2015

    8:30-10:30

    Fundamentals of effective innovation education

     Dr. Colleen Stiles

    10:30-10:45

    Break

    10:45-11:30

    UCCS Student Panel

    11:30-13:30

    Lunch

    13:30-15:00

    Teaching innovation through teaming

    Group activities

    15:00-15:15

    Break

    15:15-17:00

    Private/Public partnership expectations

    -   Benefits and risks of student innovation teams

    -   Developing industry innovation strategic alliances

    -   Logistics overview of the BI Innovation Teams Class

    Dr. Colleen Stiles

    Wednesday August 12, 2015

    8:30-10:45

    Innovation Sample Toolbox Strategies

    Dr. Colleen Stiles

    10:45-11:00

    Break

    11:00-12:00

    Vietnamese Leadership Roundtable: Questions from UCCS students

    12:00-14:00

    Lunch

    14:00-16:00

    Entrepreneurship and Lean Start Up Methodology

     Dr. Colleen Stiles

    Thursday August 13, 2015

    Morning

    Field trip (TBD)

     

    Lunch

    14:00-14:30

    Best practices from morning field trip

    14:30-16:00

    Group Innovation Project: Innovation Toolbox

    Dr. Colleen Stiles

    Friday August 14, 2015

    8:30-10:00

    Transforming ideas into impact: What now?

    Dr. Colleen Stiles

    10:00

    Closing remark

    Farewell party