Innovation Seminar | Pepperdine University | Graziadio Business School

Innovation Seminar

Professor Larry Cox

Creating the Future of Organizations Through Leading with Creativity and Innovation

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Pepperdine's Innovation Seminar is a curriculum-based program developed by the Graziadio School of Business and Management, delivered by Pepperdine faculty and certified trainers, and dedicated to creating leaders who can consistently and systematically generate innovative solutions to the business challenges they face every day. This highly practical seminar series utilizes the Simplex® System of Applied Creativity (a proven method for producing systematic innovation) and the work-related problems submitted by the participants themselves, to train executives and managers in the processes, skills, and tools of applied creativity. It is delivered in a two-day session designed to enhance personal creativity. Finally, the seminar will be held at the breath-taking Graziadio Executive Center on Pepperdine’s Malibu Campus.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn and develop your own creativity profile
  • Study the fundamentals of innovation, including the principles and processes of creative problem solving
  • Learn the eight steps to developing innovative solutions
  • Apply creativity to problem solving through simulation exercises

Who Should Attend:

The Innovation Seminar is a training program designed for business leaders and executives seeking to become “intrapreneurs” (entrepreneurs within corporations and stable firms). The program qualifies for continuing education credit for CPAs and attorneys licensed in the State of California and may qualify for other credentials or states of jurisdiction.

Be sure to register early; a maximum of 12 registrants are allowed.

Program Details:

Dates and Times:

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Graziadio Villa Executive Center at Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

Registration: $1,950

Cost includes materials, refreshments, and lunch each day. Attendees will receive Simplex System of Applied Creativity© workbooks and materials that can be uses in creative problem solving and taken back to their workplace.

Contact Us

For more information about the program, please contact:

Karel Kreshek
Interim Associate Director of Executive Education
(310) 568-5787