Event Dates: April 29, 2009
Rita McGrath gave an invited seminar at Wingsbook, one of China's leading book publishers. For information on the event and photos, click here.
Event Dates: April 16, 2009
Rita McGrath is an invited speaker at an event summarizing research sponsored by Tekes, a major sponsor of innovation research and development in Finland. The event features a number of high-level speakers summarizing the results of their research and other activities.. Rita will be discussing her work on real options and how it applies to the innovation process.
Event Dates: May 14, 2009
TechColumbus, an organization dedicated to helping area business learn best practices, innovate, connect and grow, is sponsoring an Innovation Summit at which Rita McGrath will be a keynote speaker. Her talk will feature insights and ideas from the new book Discovery Driven Growth as well as actionable take-aways incorporating diagnostic surveys and exercises that participants can use after the session concludes. This full-day summit promises to be an energizing and exciting event.
Event Dates: April 7, 2009
IBM's Strategic Planning Organization will be hosting a seminar featuring ideas from Rita McGrath's new book "Discovery Driven Strategy" in their Somers Offices.
Event Dates: April 3, 2009
Rita McGrath will be once again participating in the Irish Management Institute National Leadership Conference as a keynote speaker for an event that is proposed as critical to the country's future.
An article describing the event can be found here.
At the The Bank of Cyprus Headquarters, Ayia Paraskevi, Nicosia, on Saturday, January 24, 2009, Professor Rita G. McGrath of Columbia Business School spoke about 'Dynamic Strategy' at the invitation of the University of Cyprus and the Bank of Cyprus.
Mike Hevey of Air Products, Inc. will be giving a presentation at the R&D Portfolio Summit in Amsterdam, June 2008 featuring the Discovery Driven Planning approach with attribution to Rita McGrath and Ian MacMillan.
Event Dates: May 13-15, 2008
Rita is just back from one of her more exciting engagements over the course of a year, participating as a subject matter expert for the Microsoft CEO Summit.
While most of what is discussed at the event is confidential, following the link will take you to some very interesting presentation materials by Bill Gates and other senior leaders on some innovations the company is trying to introduce. There are also photos, press clips and some insight into the agenda
Rita McGrath recently spoke at the IESE Business School in Madrid, Spain where she gave a video interview on the topic of the event: How to Lead Growth in Difficult Times.
In the interview, she speaks about how companies can thrive in today's environment and the key factors for creating a culture of growth and innovation. She highlights several critical components of a succesful CEO and how to limit risk in today's climate. For the video interview, click here.
Rita McGrath will be one of the session leaders at the BSG Concours Senior Executive Summit, Pebble Beach, California addressing Business Resilience and Business Growth. Full details here.
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