The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with KPMG and Innomantra to develop and conduct Master Classes on Design Thinking and Systematic Innovation for academia and technology leaders.
The Master Classes will be held in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Chennai and Coimbatore, according to a release here on Monday.
Shekhar Sanyal, Director and Country Head, IET India said, “Design Thinking is at the core of all business process. How practitioners still struggle to integrate these design thinking principles is the way they operate.”
Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Director, Digital Advisory said, “The industry and the business model around is undergoing disruption because of the changing needs of the customer. KPMG, as a knowledge partner to IET, is excited about this collaboration as the master class is designed to help the industry practitioner be abreast with the changing needs of our users”.
Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO & Managing Director, Innomantra Consulting Private Limited said, “Innovation is the single biggest driver for growth, productivity and to aspire next. Developing real innovation capability requires an adequate, structured and new coherent approach. Innovating ‘design thinking way’ is a pathfinder for exponential possibilities with a designer’s mindset in an Innovation Economy”.