Oct 7, 2013

**inno-talk**”Failing Forward Faster in Entrepreneurial Practice …” 2013.10.17.

Why is our fear of failure often far greater than our desire to succeed? Why sometimes not taking a risk, is the greatest risk you can make? Why we need to learn–to–learn from failing every day?

In our next “Inno-talk” (Innovation talk), in which a small number of attendees enjoy informal learning and discussion, we will receive Prof. Peter McGrory, School of Art and Design, Aalto University, who will lead the interesting discussion about/beyond the “failure” and innovation.

Date and Time: October 17, 2013 (Thurs.) 18:30-20:30
*The venue will be open from 18:15.
*Small reception will be held after innotalk. (20:30-21:30)

Venue: Exhibition Room; 2F, Engineering Bldg. #2, Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo
東京大学本郷キャンパス工学部2号館2階「展示室」 → map
next to Matsumotoro Restaurant

Attendance: Limited to the students and faculties of The University of Tokyo and the sponsors of i.school. If the number of applicants exceeds that of the slots, selection process will be applied.

*i.school annual course students are strongly encouraged to participate.

Language: English

If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact us through the contact form, or just send an email to info<at>ischool.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp.

Guest Speaker:
Peter McGrory, Professor of Design Management
Director, International Design Business Management IDBM Programme
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Along with his position as Professor of Design Management and Director of the International Design Business Management IDBM Programme at the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Professor McGrory’s research interests involve, amongst others, exploring the breadth and strategic potential of integrated platform strategies in entrepreneurial practice.

  • Peter McGrory

    Aalto大学School of Art and Design教授。デザイン、ビジネス、テクノロジーの三位一体でイノベーションにアプローチする、学際的デザイン教育のパイオニア・Aalto大学International Design Business Management(IDBM)の創設者。デザインコンサルタントとしても豊富な経験を持ち、NOKIA社をはじめ、数々のグローバル企業のデザイン戦略に大きな影響を与えてきた。