In short: Learn a new way of critical thinking and doing.
Stepping away from classical closed solution-based thinking towards a new, fast, and entertaining way to deep diving into complex problems to finally develop systemic-holistic solutions along the value-chain in a rapidly changing globalised world.
Circular Economy Innovation – a new approach for understanding linear problems and developing sustainable solutions. This course is offering a new approach for circular solutions by using innovation management including open-innovation, value-chain-collaboration, and Design Thinking.
The course is a classroom lecture.
Ideally for people who want to broaden their set of skills with innovative thinking.
If you want to learn about a new innovation management approach to advance circular economy, ranging from the academics, the producers’, or the technology suppliers’ perspective, you are a perfect fit in this course.
David Schönmayr PhD is a scholar in the field of corporate sustainability and circular economy. He received his interdisciplinary doctoral degree at the Department of Geography and Regional Science, and the Institute of Systems Sciences, Innovation and Sustainability Research, University of Graz. Currently, he is active at the Cleantech-Cluster in Upper Austria promoting practical sustainability together with industry, research institutes and universities. As a certified consultant for companies, winner of two Energy Globe Awards, and book author on “Automotive Recycling, Sustainability, and Plastics”, he set his goal to advance circular economy with the help of innovation management techniques.