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Grant Vernon

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Design Thinking Sprint Finance, Leadership, Soft Skills intermediate

Grant Vernon is a corporate entrepreneurship and innovation trainer with 20 years of experience, delivering innovation and finance training across 39 countries to more than 3,000 startups and 10,000 corporate leaders, including Vodafone, BT, Telefonica, Google, GM, Microsoft and HP.

Grant Vernon has delivered training to over 10,000 senior executives at companies including Google, HP, Facebook, Microsft, Vodafone, MTN, Etisalat, and Orange, as well as other blue chip clients such as Arcelor Mittal, General Motors SA, Delloites, PWC and HSBC and he is also a guest presenter at several Universities and Business Schools including Imperial College London, University College London, Kingston and the University of KwaZulu Natal.

Grant has been instrumental in designing customised training programmes for companies who are seeking to develop essential innovation and corporate entrepreneurship skills amongst their employees.

His specialization in management and innovation makes participants to learn to be open and responsive towards new and diverse perspectives, integrate group efforts and feedback into the workplace. He makes sure that every participant walks out with real innovative ideas and well-prepared to execute them immediately in their projects.

Grants focus is cultivating a broad culture change to strengthen innovation capability globally, through a blend of top-down strategic alignment and bottom-up energy and creativity. He catalyzes this transformation in his training interventions through a combination of culture, process, and technology and provides the framework, tools, assets, and support to help organizations worldwide, to drive awareness and engagement, develop innovation talent, and execute with excellence.