University of Nottingham Malaysia
Nottingham University Business School

NUBS Malaysia Masterclass: Blue Ocean Masterclass

Kuala Lumpur Teaching Centre
3rd September 2019

This event is open to alumni and invited guests, and is complimentary.
Please RSVP before 30 August 2019 with Dr Angelina Yee (Director, Executive Education) at


Blue Ocean

The Blue Ocean 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 on Blue Ocean Strategy, and the ways in which 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 both public and private sectors will be shared during the session.

Speaker’s Profile

Mr Gowrishankar has over 22 years of global experience advising corporates and public institutions on strategy and innovation consulting, and leadership coaching. He has worked directly under Professor Chan Kim, the founder of Blue Ocean Strategy. His work has included establishing a corporate innovation centre for a large global airline in order to instil a culture of creativity while increasing revenues through new products and services; designing and facilitating implementation of over 100 breakthrough Blue Ocean projects for a national government that accelerated economic growth and national development; and coaching the senior management of a large public organisation in the application of Blue Ocean Leadership. He has an MBA from INSEAD, France.

Blue Ocean Masterclass



Time  Description
6:00pm  Arrival of participants and registration
7:00pm  Welcoming Address
  • Associate Professor Dr Angelina Yee, Director of Executive Education, Nottingham University Business School Malaysia
7:05pm  Blue Ocean Masterclass
  • Gowrishankar Sundararajan, Managing Partner, Value Innovation Group
8:00pm  Q&A
8:15pm  Networking


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. Our masterclasses typically consist of a 50-minute presentation, followed by a Q&A session and a chance to network with other business professionals and academicians in attendance.

To find out more, please contact Dr Angelina Yee (Director, Executive Education) at

Nottingham University Business School

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan

telephone: +6 (03) 8924 8000
fax: +6 (03) 8924 8019

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