Dates: 14 Jul, 15 Jul, 17 Jul, 18 Jul, 19 Jul, 21 Jul 2023 | 7pm-10.45pm (except from 9am-12.45pm on 15 Jul and 18 Jul) | Online
Duration: 6 Half Days
This 3-day idea generation and strategy consolidation module supports learners to generate ideas from data-driven insights and consolidate ideas into a coherent strategy. This entails an idea generation component and strategy consolidation component. This module works with real data-driven insights, and practical training/coaching from best practice research into idea generation into consolidation of coherent strategy that holistically solves the problem.
This module is part of Professional Certificate in Trisector Strategy and Innovation for Transformation.
After completing this short course, the participants would be able to:
- Understand and apply idea generation techniques (Harvard job-to-be done and INSEAD blue ocean)
- Execute idea generation based on insights and best practice research to derive potential ideas
Consolidate insights and ideas into coherent strategy that address said problem
Who Should Attend
Senior Executives and Managers
At least a polytechnic diploma.
(Click their photos to view their short biographies)
Dr Charles Phua Chao Rong
Dr Charles Phua Chao Rong
Dr Charles Chao Rong Phua is an academic-practitioner of trisector strategy-innovation-entrepreneurship. With 22 years in government and corporate doing various domains (corporate, geopolitical, policy and military) and phases (design, implementation, monitoring/adjustment) of strategy work, he now runs Solaris Strategies Singapore and chairs Solaris Consortium of Management Consultancies with full suite of consulting capabilities. Besides (local and overseas) government and nonprofit consulting, his corporate consulting ranged from strategy development for then $916b tech MNC to $1M start-up to sector/industry transformation to organisational development for 12 organisations. He teaches trisector strategy practicums in 4 Singapore and 1 Swiss universities, and is success coach/program leader for Chief Strategy Officer program with Emeritus and National University of Singapore Business School.
His first PhD was in public policy (strategic pragmatism as strategy) and EdD (soon) on teaching strategy with postgraduate/degrees (including in progress) in international relations, education, security management, accounting, organisational psychology, systems thinking, law, HRM, marketing, economics/finance, strategy and innovation, amongst others. He learnt strategy-innovation-entrepreneurship, marketing and sustainability from top B schools: Harvard strategy, leadership and management, entrepreneurship and innovation, MIT systems thinking, Stanford design, Wharton strategy and entrepreneurship, INSEAD advanced strategy, Babson entrepreneurship, Kellogg marketing, Berkeley open innovation, LBS and Cambridge sustainability, Oxford strategy and scenarios, and fused them in his consulting and teaching/coaching practice. He has won scholarships from NUS (PhD), NTU (EdD), Goldman Sachs (twice), Oxford and Cambridge (partial) and completed fellowships at Brookings Institution, Columbia, Johns Hopkins. He is a Singapore Skillsfuture fellowship awardee and Routledge series editor for strategy, wisdom and skills.
He is amongst 100 global professor/author grade Certified Management Consultant-Academic Fellow (International Council of Management Consulting Institutes); previous winners included heads of business schools and programs. He is author of four and two (forthcoming) books covering geopolitical, policy, and corporate strategy. His 3rd and 4th published books are under consideration for two PhDs in military/security and corporate strategy, by publication. His 5th book seeks to integrate strategy in military, corporate, geopolitical and policy domains; his 6th book on teaching strategy from his EdD thesis; both manuscripts under production. He is currently writing his 7th book on corporate sustainability strategy and 8th book on trisector strategy-innovation-entrepreneurship.
Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes
Participants must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components to be eligible for SSG funding.
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TGS-2022012362 (Classroom Learning)
TGS-2022012365 (Synchronous e-learning)
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Course Fee Breakdown
Singapore Citizens39 years old or younger
Singapore Citizen40 years old or older