Listen now to "Innovating through the Use of Prototypes"


Gary Oster

Doctor of Strategic Leadership Program Director & Associate Professor, Regent University School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship

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Innovating through the Use of Prototypes

From crude sketches on a napkin to three dimensional objects, prototypes are vital in finding and developing fresh, new ideas to help corporations thrive and survive in the increasingly competitive global marketplace. In this session, Dr. Oster provides a detailed look at the various forms of prototypes and how they can be used in all aspects of an organization. His ten surprising facts about prototypes will spark your thinking and help you produce a steady stream of innovation within your organization.

About the Speaker

As a former corporate executive in high-tech corporations, both domestic and overseas, focusing primarily on the computer, electronics and automotive industries, Dr. Gary Oster offers a wealth of practical experience in the global marketplace. His interests and expertise are found in innovation and corporate competitiveness, technology utilization, metrics and organizational effectiveness, and international leadership education.

Dr. Oster has served in senior administrative roles at William Tyndale College, as associate dean for academics in Regent’s School of Undergraduate Studies, and has taught as both a classroom and online instructor throughout his 14+ years in higher education.

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