Innovation Leadership
Students' Quotes

Prof. Michael Harris Bond

PhD (Stanford University), BA (University of Toronto) Visiting Chair Professor, Department of Management and Marketing, PolyU

"This programme is designed to provide 21st century skills - that is, a broad set of knowledge, skills, work habits and character traits that are critically important to succeed in today’s globlised world, and the empathetic capacity to be an effective global leader."

Prof. Howard Davies

PhD (Lancaster), MSc (Lancaster), BA (Lancaster) Part-time Visiting Lecturer, Department of Management and Marketing, Former Associate Dean, Faculty of Business, PolyU

“Modern businesses are more complex. Cross-disciplinary learning leads to multi-dimensional thinking. The process impacts how we think and act more creatively, preparing ourselves to respond well to changes and meet the dynamic challenges of today’s competitive business environment.”

Prof. Kees Dorst

Phd (TU Delft) Director, Designing Out Crime Research Centre, University of Technology Sydney

"This programme applies Frame Creation, Design Thinking and other tools that equip senior executives to create a greater sense of self-awareness and generate more innovative perspectives."

Prof. Gregg Li

Eng. D (Warwick), MBA (UCLA), MA (Hawaii), BA (Washington) Professor of Practice (Accounting), PolyU,
Founder and Chief Architect of Governance of G. Li & Company Ltd.
Founding Chairman and NED, Invotech Hong Kong Limited

“Innovation helps to define an individual. It pushes and pulls the person to many levels of insights...  It reinvents the individual. As a firm is made up of the collective psyche of many individuals, a firm is made anew every day by the employees.  Like our cells in our body, if only they all can play to the same playbook or DNA pattern, we would be able to create wonders.”

Prof. Ezio Manzini

Chair Professor, University of the Arts, London Honorary Professor, Polytechnic University of Milan
President, DESIS Network

“This executive master is an excellent platform to observe the complex interplay between technical, social and cultural innovation, and to recognise the new ideas, behaviours and organisations it is generating."