Breakfast Briefing: Workplace innovation in Vietnam

Date(s) - 12/12/2013
8:30 am - 10:30 am

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In today’s workplace, executives require their teams to provide consistent and outstanding results. One month’s success quickly becomes a benchmark for the next. The question that follows this requirement is “How to sustain such aggressive growth norms”? Where can the “new ideas” keep coming from? It is time to acknowledge that the competitive workplace of today has rendered innovation a necessity, rather than a good-to-have. By definition, innovation is one of the key factors in maintaining sustainable growth and a competitive position for many organizations. The boundaries of Innovation go beyond attitude, mindset and skill sets, resulting in efficient growth opportunities through manageable steps that are measurable, repeatable and achievable.

Navigos Premium and RMIT University are honoured to present – Workplace Innovation in Vietnam, an exploration of the prevalence of innovation in the global workplace, and a discussion of how innovation can gradually be imbibed into corporate DNA locally.

The key speaker, Dr. Marcus Powe will share best practices and examples of implementing innovation from global and local perspectives. Dr. Marcus is the founder of EIC Growth Pty Ltd, Entrepreneur in Residence at RMIT University and the winner of the 2008 Best Entrepreneurial Educator award. His talk will cover:

• Creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and their impact on growth opportunities
• Factors that block innovation at organizations
• What innovation looks like to CEO’s, executive leaders, managers and each individual employee
• Best practices to promote innovation and achieve sustainable growth


08:30 am Registration and Breakfast
09:30 am Welcome and Introduction
09:35 am Presentation by Dr. Marcus Powe
10:30 am Followed by Q&A
11:00am Event Ends


Members: vnd 450,000 | Non-members: vnd 600,000


Marcus PoweDr. Marcus Powe

Marcus founded EIC Growth Pty Ltd to assist CEO’s and leaders implement and measure creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. He specialises in growth for profit and not for profit organisations operating in turbulent market places.

He has co-authored four handbooks, which are used by many of the 1500 organisations he has worked with as a reference for their sustained growth.

As Entrepreneur in Residence at RMIT University, he works with staff, students and alumni to refine and develop their ideas and business opportunities. In 2008, he was awarded Australia’s Best Entrepreneurial Educator. In 2009, he was awarded for sustained excellence in collaboration between universities and business in Australia.

He has owned, managed and led organisations in the fields of textiles, scientific instrumentation, education, information technology, consumer software development and tourism.

Marcus was founding director of Australian Poetry Limited, The RMIT University Enterprise Board and is an advisor to 776BC (Olympic Sports Wear) and SODA in New Zealand. (A technology Incubator) and CISCO Asia Pacific, (Entrepreneurship programs).

Marcus has made, and continues to make, an extraordinary impact on the attitudes, self‐esteem, behaviour, life chances, values and outcomes of thousands of students and professionals in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam.