Executive Innovation Bootcamp

Leading Business Growth through Innovation

The Waikato Innovation Park has partnered with the University of Waikato to deliver a seven part programme to drive growth and innovation in your organisation.


At the end of this bootcamp, our executive cohort will walk away with a roadmap to establish or re-inject an innovative mindset into their business. This seven-week programme will provide an overview of key innovation principles and challenges, and provide attendees with the practical skills to create and capture positive value for their organisation, They will get to hear from leading innovators in NZ, experience case studies of highly successful innovation initiatives and network with like-minds from the region. At the conclusion of the program, attendees will leave with a practical roadmap to guide innovation efforts that can re-invigorate growth within their business.

Come along to our introductory programme workshop - at no charge, but registrations are essential.

Programme Delivery

Location Waikato Innovation Park, Ruakura, Hamilton
Duration May to July 2018
Format  Sessions held fortnightly on Thursday 12:30 - 5pm

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Bootcamp Journey

This unique programme will take you on a journey and deliver a practical roadmap to business growth through innovation

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The “What is your Innovation Score?” workshop is FREE, with no obligation to continue on with the full programme. The cost of the full bootcamp programme is $4,990* incl GST.

*This course is registered with the NZTE Capability Voucher Scheme. Find out more by visiting to find out if you are eligible for up to a 50% subsidy

Workshop 1 - What is your ‘Innovation Score’?

Registrations are limited to 50 participants - CURRENTLY NEAR CAPACITY (Updated 17/04/18 10:30am)

This introductory module encourages attendees to think about their current innovation focus and the scope of products/services that their businesses offer. In partnership with Callaghan Innovation, workshop attendees will complete a comprehensive “Test of Innovation” and start to explore current business and industry positions as a spring board for future innovation.


Ross Pearce - Programme Manager at Callaghan Innovation

Ross has a broad and far-reaching innovation background from managing and leading innovation at an executive level through to leading product design and development efforts across a wide range of technologies and HVMS sectors.

Date 3 May 2018, 12:30 – 5pm
Venue Waikato Innovation Park, Ruakura, Hamilton
Investment FREE, but you must register below for this workshop

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