The Innovation Leadership Programme (ILP) aims to help local companies, particularly SMEs, develop an Innovation Mindset and take advantage of the Open Innovation Ecosystems. Through the programme, participants will have opportunities to develop innovation leadership to start them on the journey to explore new markets and improve business.


Key Takeaways



from educators with industry experience, faculty members and executives from Singapore Institute of Technology



with fellow CEOs and senior executives, each comes with his/ her unique experience participants to learn from.



with leading academic and research institutions in Singapore to foster mutually beneficial relationships, and students from the Singapore Institute of Technology to help implement the identified open innovation initiative.



by taking time away from busy and hectic schedules to pause, contemplate, and collaborate with fellow CEOs and executives who are dealing with similar problems and challenges.

Who Should Attend

Senior Management, Directors, and Senior Managers responsible for developing new products, services, and customer experiences; and managing functional areas such as research and product development, engineering, product management, marketing, operations, finance, or strategy are welcome to attend this course.

Programme Structure

Phase 1 – Structured Training 
  • Structured Training on Open Innovation and Innovation Mindsets
  • 5 days
Phase 2 - Scoping of Projects for SMEs

Up to 2 months

Phase 3 – Co-create Innovation Initiative
  • Leveraging student IWSP of between 8 months to 1 year
  • Regular check-ins by companies and students with innovation advisors

Up to 90% and 70% SSG subsidy for SMEs and non-SMEs respectively

Contact Us

To register your interest or find out more about our programme, you may contact:


Arthur Poh
Director, National Centre of Excellence for Workplace Learning (NACE@SIT)
Linkedin Page:

Lee Su Won
Assistant Director, National Centre of Excellence for Workplace Learning (NACE@SIT)
Linkedin Page:

Accelerate your innovation journey to generate new growth,
new revenue and future business opportunities




Making Impact
Where It Matters

Here at NACE@SIT, we aspire to journey with companies to develop their workplace capabilities.