Continuous Professional Development

Fundamentals of Innovation Engineering

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Course Summary

In today's rapidly evolving manufacturing landscape, the ability to innovate is paramount for staying competitive and driving sustainable growth. The Fundamentals of Innovation Engineering course, a collaboration between Eureka!Europe and the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS), offers a transformative learning experience tailored to the unique needs of industrial clients.

Drawing on Eureka!Europe's extensive expertise and NMIS's state-of-the-art facilities, this programme equips participants with the essential skills and mindset needed to thrive in an increasingly complex business environment. Through a mixture of self-learning, interactive sessions and hands-on activities, participants learn practical techniques for idea generation, problem-solving, and effective communication to drive innovation within their organisations.

Upon completion of the training programme and an innovation project, participants will gain the prestigious innovation engineering blue belt certification. This signals a participant’s proficiency in innovation engineering and their ability to deliver tangible value to their organisations.

The Fundamentals of Innovation Engineering programme consists of three stages:

  • Stage 1: Four hours of online self-learning on the foundations of innovation.
  • Stage 2: Two and a half day, in-person training & workshops. Topics include recognising unique innovations, enhancing creativity, leveraging diversity, and accelerating success through experimentation.
  • Stage 3: Apply learned skills to address a personal workplace challenge over a two-month timeframe.

By the end of this course, participants will:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the principles and methodologies of innovation engineering.
  • Acquire practical skills for generating, communicating, and implementing innovative ideas.
  • Gain confidence in applying innovation techniques to real-world challenges.
  • Learn how to leverage data, experimentation, and rapid prototyping to drive successful outcomes.
  • Obtain innovation engineering blue belt certification, demonstrating their proficiency in driving innovation within their organisation.

This course is suitable for:

  • Manufacturing professionals seeking to enhance their innovation capabilities.
  • Managers and leaders looking to foster a culture of innovation within their teams.
  • Entrepreneurs and business owners aiming to develop new products, services, or processes.
  • Individuals interested in advancing their career prospects through innovation certification.
  • Academics and data scientists hungry for a data-driven innovation system.

The course is led by experienced innovation engineering black belt coaches from Eureka!Europe, who bring a wealth of expertise in innovation methodologies and practical application.

These trainers are recognised leaders in the field, with a track record of guiding individuals and organisations to success in innovation initiatives. They are committed to providing engaging, insightful, and practical training experiences tailored to the needs of manufacturing businesses.

Booking fee: £2500 per delegate. 

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Dates & Venues

Date10, 11, 12 June 2024
LocationNMIS Netherton
Duration09:00- 17:00

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