​Webinars- Business Day and JBS Partnership

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From panic to PIVOT – how to reinvent your business around COVID-19


The Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdown has disrupted day to day business across all sectors. While it has put immense pressure on SMEs in particular, some entrepreneurs have made radical pivots by reinventing themselves to not only survive but thrive, so they will be in a better position post-lockdown compared to when the crisis started.

Join some of South Africa’s most innovative entrepreneurs who have turned crisis into opportunity – and how you can do the same.

  • Date: 19 August 2020
  • Time: 09:00 SAST

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Costovation – why less is more when it comes to transforming your business

About this webinar:

Innovation and cost cutting are usually mutually exclusive.

How do you strike the balance of reducing costs, while still innovating for your customer?

Innovation is often realised by adding capabilities or features to a product or service, which increases costs. Some of the greatest innovations however, are developed through subtraction by focusing on what truly matters to create a relevant, final product. Reimagining and rethinking what will deliver on customer needs and desires can create innovations that reduce, rather than add to costs, while delighting customers in the process.  Join us for a discussion on “Costovation”  – a revolutionary approach to creating innovative and low-cost offerings which focus on what the customer really wants, and how this concept can be applied to your business.


Speakers:

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​Stephen Wunker

Author of ‘Costovation: Innovation That Gives Your Customers Exactly What They Want–And Nothing More’

​Herman Singh

CEO of Future Advisory and Professor of Practice at the Johannesburg Business School (JBS)

​Professor Lyal White

Senior Director of the Johannesburg Business School (JBS)


  • Date: 15 July 2020
  • Time: 12:00 SAST


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