Managing Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship in a Disruptive Digital Economy

Course Provider

Centre for Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE@NTU)


Continuing Education and Training Certificate


In the new digital economy, it is imperative to acquire the necessary competence and analytic tools to analyse and anticipate opportunities, threats and risks created by emerging technologies and disruptive business model innovations.

To address these challenges, incumbent firms facing disruptions and disruptive innovation must have the entrepreneurship & change mindset and skillset needed to make innovation happen. This course is specifically designed to address these challenges and equip leaders with the necessary tools, entrepreneurship, and mindset.

Key take-aways for participants:
• Understand the differences between managing technology and innovations.
• Understand different business models and monetization opportunities.
• Acquire the analytical tools to analyse and anticipate opportunities, threats and risks created by emerging technologies and disruptive business model innovations.
• Learn how to organize and manage for innovation from a large organization, SME, and entrepreneurial start-up.

1) Introduction to Innovation and Technology.
2) Technology & competitive advantage.
3) Disruptive versus sustaining innovations.
4) Business Models Innovations.
5) Understanding technology adoption life cycle.
6) Technology & innovation strategy.
7) Organizing for innovation: MNC, SME & entrepreneurship – start-ups.

CEOs, CTOs, Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, R&D Managers, Technologists, Strategists, and including all those who are interested in managing technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

    Standard Course Fee: S$1,498.00

    Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes

    Cat-A SSG Funded Courses


    Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)


    Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)


    • All fees stated are inclusive of 7% GST
    • NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click  here for more information. 
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    Mr John Loke

    Mr John Loke

    John Loke has over 30 years of experience in the Access Solution, Banking Self-Service and Consumer Electronics industries. His experience includes Product Development, Innovation Management, Project Management and Digital Service Delivery.

    He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science (Industrial Engineering) from the National University of Singapore. He also holds an engineering degree with Honors in Electro-Mechanical Engineering.
    His was the Head of Product Development, AS APAC and is also responsible for Digital Service Delivery for dormakaba (Swiss-German MNC) in Access Solutions. His previous work R&D experience in various European & American MNCs as Wincor-Nixdorf, Philips, Honeywell and Motorola.