Innovation leader, Trishna Daswaney, presenting

Online learning

The Develop Platform

The Develop Platform is the skills and training element of Ingenuity.

An online learning platform featuring the best of knowledge and insights from leading industry, charity and academic leaders, as well as those already running enterprises that are changing the world we live in.

Your Ingenuity journey will lead you through Insights and then on to Tutorials, the two stages of Develop.

Insights

Insights features exclusive interviews with leaders from the UK’s top charities, NGOs, impact entrepreneurs, investors and corporate social responsibility specialists. These inspirational videos and resources will help you choose which of our Challenges to tackle and where to focus your idea. These three short courses will form your application to Ingenuity.

 

Infographic to show the 3 stages of the Insights process: Challenge Insights, Innovations Leaders and Ingenuity Process

Bex Prichard, Director of Services for Crisis

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Bex has worked in homelessness and social care for 30 years. Her work at Crisis impacts thousands of homeless people every year, providing vital help so that people can rebuild their lives. For Ingenuity she shares expert insights into one of the most complex challenges in our communities – ending homelessness.

 

 

Graham Duxbury, CEO of Groundwork

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Graham has nearly 20 years’ experience helping public and voluntary sector organisations reach new audiences and deliver strategic communications and development campaigns. He’ll share his insights with Ingenuity into how to create a fairer and greener society, looking at the key issues facing our communities today, as well as how the Covid crisis has impacted upon society’s most vulnerable.

 

Tutorials

Tutorials will be going live in November and feature a wealth of videos from some of the nation’s top brands, industry professionals and academics. The content here will help you build a robust and tested business plan or proposition. Topics covered will include design thinking, business planning, market analysis, sales strategy, financial planning, Intellectual Property rights, legal structures and much more.

 

Successful applicants will gain access to Tutorials from 22 November.

 

Sally Hibbert, Associate Dean of the Nottingham University Business School

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Her area of expertise includes consumer motivation, decision making and behaviour change in health, well-being and sustainability. With her extensive experience she offers Ingenuity participants an insight into consumers’ everyday behaviours and motivations, as well as how to understand their market to better engage.

 

Tristan Ramsdale, Executive Strategy Director EMEA, Landor

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Tristan consults with clients to build strong brands that drive business growth. He has worked for Landor in New York, Hong Kong and London. He will offer his expertise to Ingenuity, bringing 17 years’ of experience in marketing communications working with leading corporations in Europe, North America, and Asia. His past clients include Sanofi, Standard Chartered, Capita, St. James’s Place, Nomura, Temasek and Huawei.

 

How to access Develop

For applicants

There is a three stage application process:

  • Stage 1 – choose your Challenge and tell us a bit about you
  • Stage 2 – we will check whether you are eligible to take part
  • Stage 3 we will send you a login to the Develop Platform, where you can create your application

Please note that this is a competitive process and we are looking for commitment and a clear demonstration of why you want to be on the programme. Good luck with your application.

For Partners

 

If you are a university, charity, civic or corporate partner and would like access to view the platform and resources, please contact ingenuity@nottingham.ac.uk 

 

Access to the platform is limited and the login cannot be shared with colleagues or contacts without written permission from Ingenuity.
 

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