Fabric of Innovation

Weaving innovation systems into organisations

Start date:


  • 2 days

Time commitment:

  • Short programme


  • Oxford


  • Free

About the programme

The Fabric of Innovation is a uniquely practical innovation management programme designed and delivered by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Saïd Business School. This co-curricular programme is for those who want to develop innovation management skills and gain practical experience in implementing innovation systems through learning and applying cutting-edge frameworks to real business environments.

The programme is open to current or recently graduated postgraduate Oxford Saïd students.

The frameworks offered include:

  • How to define an innovation thesis
  • How to manage an innovation portfolio
  • How to find the right organisational structure for innovation
  • How to create a culture of innovation

You will finish the programme with completed live case studies, a toolkit of project innovation tools for lifelong learning, a community of like-minded innovators and industry inspiration from top innovative corporations.

Applications have now closed.


  • Learn what world-class innovation looks like.
  • Gain practical experience by assessing and designing an improvement to an innovation system.
  • Meet and learn from experienced innovators and gain insights into the unique challenges and opportunities of the mid-market sector.
  • Learn how to make innovation a repeatable process.
  • Develop a deep understanding of, and a practical, hands-on approach to, innovation that sets you apart in the job market.