Many years of research data has shown that applying corporate innovation methodologies and entrepreneurship techniques has a highly beneficial effect on corporate performance and competitiveness. This is particularly true for Saudi companies operating in a competitive market place. The REVelate program is part of KAUST’s commitment to fostering an innovative culture in the region and was developed based on a stated need from KAUST’s corporate partners.
The REVelate Corporate Innovation Program is a flagship offering, which is delivered at KAUST twice a year. The next session will be held November 21-23, 2017. It is a three-day team-based innovation module designed to help a wide variety of organizations in the Kingdom, including corporations, government agencies and large nonprofits. The event is aimed at mid and senior management, to help create an internal venture creation culture that can benefit corporate innovation in the Kingdom in a range of industries. It combines elements of an incubation of new ideas and inventions, while delivering education in innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. REVelate is delivered by internationally qualified KAUST Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center staff, as well as a number of highly experienced international mentors and practitioners from around the globe. The program includes a mix of short lectures on best practices, team-based development workshops, self-directed work and mentoring, to develop projects that are strategically important to the participating companies.
REVelate Corporate Innovation Program aims to:
- Accelerate new products or services
- Grow revenue and profitability
- Promote team building & develop skills like financial analysis and design thinking
- Find breakaway solutions to old problems
- Improve internal processes
- Explore new potential markets
- Create strategies to ward off incoming threats
- Support from experienced international mentors
Our next session is November 21-23, 2017. Click here to apply or for more information about REVelate!