Pre-Conference Workshop

15 Aug 2017
1:30pm-5:30pm

WORKSHOP | BECOMING A HIGHLY CAPABLE & VALUE ADDING SUPPLIER TO THE RESOURCES SECTOR FOSTERING COLLABORATION, AGILITY AND FOCUS

Pia Turcinov, Business Facilitator, Entrepreneurs’ Programme

 

The Australian Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme (EP) has developed the Resources Industry Supply Chain Index (RISCI) business assessment tool to help eligible Australian businesses assess their capability and readiness to grow their market share in the resources sector supply chain. Via the RISCI online diagnostic tool, this workshop will enable participating businesses to assess their capability to tender for resources sector projects and become a more capable and value adding supplier.

Key Learning Objectives
– Outline and apply the RISCI approach, which has been acknowledged by major industry players
– Understand how RISCI identifies, highlights and clarifies where a business must focus and target capability improvement activity
– Undertake the RISCI assessment via a step-by-step demonstration focused on your business and confidential to you
– Consider how suppliers can innovate and collaborate in the sector to grow their businesses and pipeline of future opportunities

About the Expert Facilitator

Pia Turcinov

 

Pia is an accomplished Executive and Non-Executive Director with broad and strategic experience across a range of industries. With more than 25 years’ experience in industry, she is a highly-regarded protagonist within the Australian innovation eco-system and an experienced enterprise manager and professional facilitator with a deep understanding of innovation, commercialisation and strategic processes.

Leveraging a wealth of practical business knowledge gained in the private, public and NFP sectors, Pia assists companies, industry networks and supply chains in developing globally competitive and innovative business models. Her broad experience as a commercial lawyer, company director and senior manager, is coupled with her specialist knowledge on entrepreneurship, alliancing and the interface between government, research and industry to achieve strategic commercial outcomes.

Having led the Innovation Centre of WA, as well as through her work as an innovation strategist and management consultant, Pia is passionate about leveraging local industry capabilities against emerging innovation opportunities, to drive enterprise growth and global competitiveness.