Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 will be taken by Prof. Snehal Awate, Assistant Professor Strategy, Indian School of Business
Sessions 6, 7, 8 will be taken by Dr. Tamal Sarkar, Director, Foundation for MSME Clusters
Sessions 9, 10, 11 will be taken by Mr. Raghu Ramachandran, Founding Partner, 13 Colony Global, LLC

TIME11 Nov 2016 (Fri)12 Nov 2016 (Sat)13 Nov 2016 (Sun)14 Nov 2016 (Mon)15 Nov 2016 (Tue)
 Session 1Session 3Session 6Session 8Session 10
09:00 AM - 10:15 AMWhat is innovation?
How important is it?

Session goal: Understanding the sources of innovation, the types of innovation and their competitive implications.
Plugging into 
global value chains

Session goal: Innovations do not happen in vacuum. The global context can be used to develop and launch the idea..
Innovation value chain and Application of Cluster methodology

Session goal: Cluster and Cluster development, Cluster Value Chain and scope for innovation, Innovation value chain.

Next steps in innovation for participating SME's

Session goal: Open forum interaction with MSME innovators (5 min presentation and 5 min discussions with each)
Review different phases of Product Development

Session goal: Understanding the build or execution phase of product development, now that you have thoroughly evaluated your idea and got approval to proceed, this session will be focused on the tasks and processes involved in making your product ready for the market.
10:15 AM - 10:30 AMTea Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Session 4   
Learning and catch-up

Session goal: How do firms with minimum technological knowledge learn from other firms and upgrade their capabilities? 
12:30 PM - 01:30 PMLunch
 Session 2Session 5Session 7Session 9Session 11
01:30 PM - 03:00 PMInnovations in emerging markets

Session goal: Understanding the peculiarities of emerging market innovations that are beyond pure technological breakthroughs. Special attention to be given to frugal innovation and bottom-of-the-pyramid strategies.
Creating innovation culture – the collective genius

Session goal: How to sustain and encourage innovative culture through a firm’s lifecycle
Innovation in Clusters

Session Goal: Concluding from Case Studies of Success and Failures: Scope for Outside In and Inside Out and role of Cluster Eco System, Effectiveness of Tools – Case Study of Osborn Checklist
Different phases of Product Development

Session goal: Understanding the different phases of product development, now that you know the types and sources of innovation. This session will be focused on the Concept/Evaluation phases and its assessment.
Go-to market and revenue management strategies

Session goal: Will address all the tools involved in developing a customer value proposition and the product roll out pre-requisites
03:00 PM - 03:15 PM
Tea Break
03:15 PM - 04:30 PM Open DiscussionsSchemes that Promote Innovation

Session Goal: Over 50 Schemes that promotes innovation: The Scheme Barometer
 Recap session

Session goal: Bring it all together – innovation, cluster case studies, phased product development approach and a go to market strategy
05:00 PM - 07:00 PMOpen DiscussionsFreeOpen DiscussionsOpen DiscussionsDisperse