• Event Date: 07-Oct-2016

Innovation Management Training Course

The European Association of Erasmus Coordinators in cooperation with the European Office of Cyprus and the Thales Foundation organize the 3-days Training Course “Innovation Management”

The training programme will be carried out by Oxford University Innovation (Isis Enterprise), the commercialisation and technology transfer company of the University of Oxford.

Oxfort University Innovation relevant expertise includes the establishment of plans for research support organisations for client governments and universities, the development of consultancy services through the growth of Oxford University Consulting and the creation of 108 spin-outs and start-ups since 2000.


  • Entrepreneurship in the Knowledge Economy
  • Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Rights - Types and Why Care?
  • Open Innovation
  • Business Model Canvas
  • Business Modelling and Market Analysis
  • Academic Consulting
  • Intellectual Property Strategy
  • Sourcing Innovation
  • Technology Assessment / Evaluation
  • Raising Funds and Pitching for Investments
  • Workshop “Develop your pitch”
  • Workshop “Negotiation Skills”


The intensive training course will build capacity broadly in the area of innovative business expertise for new entrepreneurs and will provide for the following key learning outcomes:

  • Adopt an increasingly entrepreneurial mindset
  • Comprehend the process of identifying, initiating and converting innovation into successful business
  • Build capabilities in business development strategies
  • Develop advanced critical awareness of business models and how to create them
  • Harness the Business Model Canvas and other business mapping methodologies for personal benefit
  • Understand how to map customer needs, pain points and gains how to utilise this understanding to design value propositions
  • Appreciate the critical roles of customers and partners in business models
  • Understand the crucial role of technology in enabling disruptive business strategies
  • Learn to use technology roadmaps to plan new sustainable business models

The October session will be held on 7 October 2016 until the 9 October 2016.

Upcoming Sessions:

  • 13, 14, 15 December 2016, Athens, Greece (available seats)
  • 20, 21, 22 January 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece (available seats)
  • 13, 14, 15 March 2017, Brussels, Belgium (available seats)

Click here to download the course agenda

For more information about the course click here or contact us by email at [email protected] or call us at +357 22 283 600