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Live Webinar: Building Innovation Into Your Strategic Planning

  • 23-Sep-2021
  • 11:00 - 12:00
  • Online


Innovation is critical to the continuing success of any organisation. It improves sales and customer relationships, allows businesses to pivot when required, and to stay relevant in a rapidly changing market.

How can you implement and take advantage of innovation in your business right now and create a blue print for future innovation?

In this webinar, Gerard Hermens, Director of the Institute of Strategic Management (ISM), will show you how to build innovation into your strategic planning to reduce costs and generate more income for your business.

You will also learn:

  • How to create an innovative business culture to stay ahead of the curve

  • A step-by-step plan to create successful outcomes

  • How to benchmark your innovation against your competitors

The Details:

Date: Thursday 23rd September 2021

Time: 11.00am to 12.00pm AEST  

Where: Online

Cost: Free

Webinar Presenter

Gerard Hermens  l  Director  l  Institute of Strategic Management

With two Masters Degrees in Business Management and a Post Graduate Degree in Education, Gerard works as an Adjunct Lecturer with universities that include Charles Sturt and New England, as well as providing consulting services to a range of Australian companies in areas such as Governance, Strategic Planning, Executive Coaching, Organisational Restructuring and Financial Management.

Gerard has worked in a range of industries including: 

  • Co-founding a manufacturing and retailing Automotive Services business. This family-owned company grew from a small one person retailing business to a chain of 13 retail stores and factories located across NSW.
  • As a Strategic Advisor to one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit organisations which employs over 3000 staff. Here Gerard developed numerous strategic plans, restructured the organisation and formulated Balanced Scorecards for the executive team. This work also involved shaping policies on relationships with governments and business communities.
  • Gerard has managed over 35 governance projects for a wide range of financial service providers including credit unions and building societies as well as for boards in aged care, health care and community services.

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