Adapt or die: How to foster innovation to future proof your business

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With demanding customers and rapid technological advancements, change is the only certainty in business. Organisations hoping to survive must innovate just to keep up. But adapting is hard when you don’t have the correct structures in place, and everyone is already busy delivering what makes your firm money right now.

This webinar will help you to develop an innovation culture to safeguard your business. Presented by Professor of International Business and Strategy, Tazeeb Rajwani, at Essex Business School and Viren Lall from ChangeSchool, this practical guide will show you how to lead and structure your company so that innovation isn’t stifled and the future of your firm is secure.

You’ll learn how to develop a spectrum of innovations across one to five years and embrace the leadership strategies to bring about optimum return at each stage.

We’ll cover:

  • how to foster an innovation mind set

  • the leadership approaches that best support each stage of innovation

  • the difference between incremental and long term innovation

  • the dangers of an unbalanced innovation portfolio


Professor Tazeeb Rajwani

Tazeeb Rajwani is Professor of International Business and Strategy at Essex Business School. He has held senior management positions at KPMG and was previously Executive MBA Director at Cranfield School of Management. Professor Rajwani has held visiting faculty positions across the globe, including the likes of University of Warwick, London Business School and HULT International Business School.

Viren Lall

Viren Lall is Managing Director of ChangeSchool, an international executive education company specialising in strategy, innovation and change. A business innovation and transformation specialist, he has twenty four years of experience in multinationals such as BT, Adobe Systems, Dell Corporation and UNIDO. His business transformation hothouses were voted the best in BT’s corporate memory. In executive education, he has worked with leadership teams in UBS Vodafone and Lloyd’s of London to name a few, and regularly teaches at the Indian School of Business and London Business School.

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