Presentation on theme: "Welcome to the Workshop on Engineering Innovativeness Daniel Ferguson, Purdue Kathryn Jablokow, Penn State John Ochs, Lehigh Eden Fisher, Carnegie Mellon."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to the Workshop on Engineering Innovativeness Daniel Ferguson, Purdue Kathryn Jablokow, Penn State John Ochs, Lehigh Eden Fisher, Carnegie Mellon Jessica Menold, Penn State
Purpose of Workshop Familiarize you with the characteristics of innovative engineers. Get your insights into the unique characteristics of innovative engineers in the three stages of the innovation process: Discovery, Development, Implementation
Agenda Ice Breaker – [your most innovative contributions] Introduction to Engineering Innovativeness Breakout groups: – Discovery, Development, Implementation Group report out Open discussion
Innovation Definitions An Innovation is: An improvement in a product or process that has value to users of the product or process and that is implemented sustainably or profitably in a community or marketplace An Innovation process has stages: A front-end or discovery and experimentation stage, a middle development and selling stage (sometimes called the ‘valley of death’) and a back-end or implementation and adoption stage.
Innovation Definitions Entrepreneurial = Innovative in this workshop
Where does the entrepreneur fit in this ‘innovation’phenomenon? Inventor Champion Implementer Entrepreneur Discovery Development Implementation
Your Group Assignment Select and rank order the most important characteristics of innovative engineers -in the stage of innovation which you were assigned. -explain your ranking of the top 1-3 characteristics. Discovery, Development, Implementation Prepare a 3-5 minute report out [on charts] on your discussions.
Timeline 3:45-5:00pm Ice breaker5-7 minutes Introduction5-8 minutes [4:00pm] Group discussions35-40 minutes Report out by groups15 minutes Summation5 minutes[end 5:00pm]
Thank you for coming and your enthusiastic participation. Daniel Ferguson, Kathryn Jablokow, John Ochs, Eden Fisher, Jessica Menold,