Italy Assistant Professor University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Visiting
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Dealing with "building the future" through research, training and business practice. He is a Researcher in Industrial Engineering, Director of the Food Innovation Program, Professor of Design Thinking and Founder of Epoca, a startup that focuses on service design. He works at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, he's Visiting Scholar at Stanford University and Research Fellow at CERN, he dealt with how to apply design thinking processes and services. It was the first to apply the Reggio Approach to a university course, the approach to children education famous all over the world. Actor, musician, filmmaker, he applies the different creative languages in the challenges in which he's involved. He teaches at numerous master and business school and has worked with numerous national and international companies on innovation projects.


This course aims at of innovation projects management. Students will be introduced to the main techniques and practices, with a particular focus on innovation and entrepreneurial projects, on research and development. Classes will consider the traditional models, centered on business planning; agile models, centered on time boxing and extreme models, focused on the objectives management. In this scenario, the course will cover several aspects of managing a project team, being these vital to the development of an innovation project. Particular attention will be placed on models of design thinking and lean startup.