University of Nottingham Malaysia
Nottingham University Business School

Blue Ocean Masterclass - NUBS Malaysia Masterclass Series 2020

Webinar via MS Teams
18th June 2020

Time: 7.00pm - 8.30pm

This event is open to alumni and invited guests, and is complimentary.
Please RSVP before 15 June 2020 at

Should you have any queries, please contact Ms. Leong Choy Wan at


This Masterclass is designed to introduce the concepts of Blue Ocean Strategy. Participants will be inspired to think differently about strategy planning and new product and service development. Participants will be presented with key tools and frameworks of Blue Ocean Strategy, and the ways in which their organisations can systematically pursue innovation. The session will provoke new insights using real-world examples and highlight ways to unlock new opportunities for growth. Examples from public and private sector will be shared during the session.

Speaker’s Profile

Speaker: Gowrishankar Sundararajan, Managing Partner, Value Innovation Group 

Gowrishankar has over 22 years of global experience advising corporates and public institutions on strategy & innovation consulting, and leadership coaching. He has worked directly under Professor Chan Kim, the founder of Blue Ocean Strategy, and has worked on over 100 Blue Ocean Projects. Some of his work has included advisory work for a government on accelerating economic growth and national development, establishing a corporate innovation centre for a large global airline; and coaching the senior management of a large public organization in the application of Blue Ocean Leadership. He has an MBA from INSEAD, France.



Time  Description
7:00pm  Welcome Remarks
  • Dr Lau Chee Kwong, Dean, Nottingham University Business School Malaysia
7:15pm  Blue Ocean Masterclass
  • Gowrishankar Sundararajan, Managing Partner, Value Innovation Group

 (Moderator: Dr Angelina Yee, Director of Executive Education, Nottingham University Business School Malaysia)

8:00pm  Q&A


About the NUBS Malaysia Masterclass Series

Organised by NUBS Malaysia Executive Education, the NUBS Malaysia Masterclass Series provides a platform to connect the university community, alumni and industry partners in engaging sessions with thought leaders on contemporary business ideas and challenges. Find out more about other Masterclasses in the Series.

Nottingham University Business School

University of Nottingham Malaysia
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