Marylhurst University

Skip to content »

Professional Innovator Program Launched

The Professional Development Center at Marylhurst University will offer a Professional Innovator Program led by author and consultant Dorian Simpson starting June 13, 2014.

The program of five one-day workshops addresses critical skills needed to execute and lead innovation efforts inside organizations from idea to profit. This interactive program helps participants address the psychological and practical challenges found within any corporate innovation process.

Each workshop may be taken as a stand-alone session. Participants who attend all five receive a 25 percent discount.

The Professional Innovator program is led by Dorian Simpson, founder of Planning Innovations and a product development and innovation expert. Simpson is the author of the upcoming book, The 30 Day Corporate Innovator: Key Strategies to Move Big Ideas through the Corporate Chaos, and he has helped boost the innovation activities and results of some of the world's most prominent companies such as GE, Freightliner, FEI, AT&T, Qwest and others. Simpson held key positions at Motorola and AT&T in product management, sales, marketing, business development and engineering. While at Motorola, he led the effort to launch the world's first 500-channel digital TV system. Simpson holds a BSEE from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of San Diego.

Dates: June 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27, 2014
Times: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day
Location: Willow Room, Clark Commons, Marylhurst University
Program Cost: $2,399 noncredit, includes materials and parking

» Learn more about the Professional Innovator Program

 

Related News

See All News

Chuck Caruso Presents on Video Game Theory

Dr. Chuck Caruso, English faculty, presents at several conferences across the country in 2014 in a relatively new area for academia - video game theory.

Bill Barr Chairs Crime Commission Board

Marylhurst trustee Bill Barr was named chair of the board of directors of Portland's Citizens Crime Commission in July 2014.

Calendar

See All Events

September 23, 2014

Information Session: Professional Development Center - Mini-MBA Program

Join us for our fall information session to learn more about our new business seminars and Mini-MBA program. 20% discount off ALL professional dev...

READ MORE

September 24, 2014

Solutions Group Mediation Praxis

A mediation practice. Learn about conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation. No experience required. Participate or observe. Open to all. Held...

READ MORE

October 06, 2014

Register for 2014 Reunion Weekend

Please RSVP by October 1 for all events you wish to attend during Reunion Weekend. All events open to the public. Register online or return the pr...

READ MORE

GIVE

Support Marylhurst University. Gifts of all sizes make a difference!

DONATE NOW

©2013 Marylhurst University