Disruptive Innovation and  Solutions in Change (D.I.S.C.)

An Intensive 10-day Training Course

Disruptive Innovation and
Solutions in Change (D.I.S.C.)

Disruptive Innovation and Solutions in Change (D.I.S.C.)

Scheduled Dates


03 - 14 Jun 2024 Dubai - UAE $11,900 RESERVE A SEAT
16 - 27 Sep 2024 London - UK $11,900 RESERVE A SEAT
18 - 29 Nov 2024 Brussels - Belgium $11,900 RESERVE A SEAT
02 - 13 Dec 2024 Dubai - UAE $11,900 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

Disruption and Change are happening and managers on all levels need to be prepared; This highly focused PetroKnowledge training course targets several critical areas of doing Business with a Multi-pronged, Mental Cognitive Mapping for Innovative Just-In-Time, Disruption in Business Logic.

Working harder” was never the answer, “Working Smarter” answered the call.
Thinking Fasteris needed most of all.

The majority of managers are university taught and developed further with on-the job training; although these are absolutely necessary most of these managers are too slow to act in times of JIT Change and Disruption.  


This PetroKnowledge training course is split into two modules:

MODULE I - LEAD through Disruptive Times

MODULE II - Disruptive Innovation

Each module is structured and can be taken as a stand-alone training course; however, delegates will maximise their benefits by taking Module 1 and 2 back-to-back as a two-week training course.

What are the Goals?

By the end of this training course, participants will learn to:

  • Set goals for Vertical Development within Rank & File Employees
  • Create ownership of development to well supported innovative staff
  • Develop collective leadership along with individual guidance
  • Set focus on innovation in several leadership development areas
  • Create Mental Strength and Fortitude in Management for uncertain time ahead.
  • Utilize Group & Individual Leadership tools
  • Understand NLP & Body Language Skills
  • Develop Interpersonal & Intrapersonal Skills
  • Create Cognitive Ownership Transfer Skills
  • Master Speech Pattern Awareness Skills

Who is this Training Course for?

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Upper, Middle & Lower Management
  • Human Resource Personnel
  • Finance Department
  • Operations
  • Warehousing & Logistics
  • Floor managers
  • Stock Controllers
  • General Staff / Supervisors and Change leaders

Daily Agenda

Module 1: LEAD through Disruptive Times
Topics to be Covered: 
  • Introductions & Leadership Learning Styles
  • leadership Mentoring & Mindset
  • Management To Leadership To Management
  • Leadership in uncertain Times
  • Mental Cognitive Mapping
  • Just In Time Logic skills
  • Communication with Action & Words
  • Fast Problem-Solving and Mental mapping
  • Fast Decision making on the spot
  • Dealing with unexpected frustration
  • Understanding measured risk
Module 2: Disruptive Innovation
Day Two: The Strategic Significance of Innovation
  • Why innovate? - The strategic relevance of innovation
  • Complexity and non-linearity in 21st century business development
  • When and how disruptive innovation was first introduced
  • Differences between enabling innovation and disruptive innovatio
  • When is a disruptive innovation, an appropriate strategic approach?
  • What can we learn from the experience of successful disruptors?
  • Deciding which innovation – enabling or disruptive?
Day Three: The Concept of Disruptive Innovation
  • Assessing the potential impact of a disruptive innovation
  • Innovation in product and service
  • Innovation in supply chain design and relationships
  • Innovation in business model and organisational structure
  • Corporate incubation – how to upscale a viable disruptive innovation?
  • Preparing your teams for disruptive innovation
Day Four: How Does Disruptive Innovation Work?
  • Analysing and evaluating risk – disrupt or be disrupted?
  • Monitoring and managing risk – decisions on the next stage
  • Guidelines on the implementation of disruptive innovations
  • Disruptive innovation in new product development
  • Disruptive innovation via the research laboratory
  • Disruptive innovation in organisational development
  • Aligning and integrating innovation with established practice
Day Five: Getting Organised for Disruptive Innovation 
  • Good ideas can come from anywhere
  • Processes and mechanisms for generating new ideas
  • Use of data mining to generate innovative ideas
  • Internal/external open bidding as a source of ideas
  • Feasibility studies as a means of screening for viability
  • Has innovation become a core competency?
  • The ten elements of the “innovation spectrum”
Day Six: Managing Disruptive Innovation
  • Ideation and the process approach to innovation
  • Creating an innovation culture in your team
  • Acquisitions, networks, and alliances as disruptive mechanisms
  • Activity integration or separation following disruptive innovations
  • Financial justification and methods for disruptive innovations
  • Measuring the impact of disruptive innovations
  • Evaluating our ability to implement disruptive innovations
  • Overview and personal action plans


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

In Association With

GLOMACS Training

Our collaboration with GLOMACS aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

Oxford Management Centre

Our collaboration with Oxford Management Centre aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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