HASS Research Impact (Two-part workshop series): Expanding Opportunities through Stakeholder Engagement

Need to better understand the benefits of interacting and collaborating with stakeholders? Need assistance mapping out who these stakeholder may be? This workshop, facilitated by Ian Storie of the Miller Heiman Group, aims to help HASS researchers achieve greater impact from their research through more effective stakeholder identification and engagement.

This workshop aims to:

  • Identify the potential benefits of engaging with stakeholders
  • Provide tools for mapping out potential stakeholders relevant to your research
  • Introduce skills to help you communicate with potential stakeholders
  • Workshop CASS case studies of stakeholder engagement

This workshop is the second in a two-part series to help researchers from the humanities, arts and social sciences to achieve better impact and outcomes from their research. You may also be interested in the session on 1st October on “Designing your Research for Social Impact”.

Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Who should attend

This workshop is strictly for ANU researchers + support staff from the humanities, arts and social sciences. This workshop is free to attend but spaces are strictly limited - please register via Eventbrite to secure you space.

About the facilitator: Ian Storie

Ian is an independent business consultant implementing Miller Heiman Group IP, and specialises in working with engineers, scientists, researchers, knowledge commercialization, BD professionals & executive teams across ANZ and globally to teach and embed better client engagement practices, strategic marketing processes, new market entry, commercial opportunity pipelines and large account management with Industry, government and Not For Profits building endearing client relationships, more strategic engagements and closing more commercial deals faster. As a current Entrepreneur in residence at CSIRO, Ian is a stat-up mentor, cofounder and investor, working within Australia’s national science accelerator program (ON) to assist scientists and researchers in taking technology and science from the laboratory and creating commercial pathways to impact.

Ian has coached, mentored and collaborated with hundreds of engineers, technologists, scientists, academics, IP professionals, communications teams and commercial staff ranging from interns & graduates through to senior executives in organisations including CSIRO, General Electric, Siemens, UTS, KCA, ANU, Ambu, BD, Wiley’s, Wesfarmers, ANU, KiwiNet, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation NSW State Government, Ernst & Young, New Zealand Trade and Investment, University of Newcastle, QUT, BHP, UNSW Business School, Melbourne University, SIFTI and many more private and public organisations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, India, South America, Taiwan, China, Singapore, Hong Kong & North America for the past 20 years. Ian has facilitated hundreds of training programs with thousands of participants and led hundreds of collaboration workshops across industry sectors including education tech, medical devices, mining & manufacturing, energy, water, power generation & distribution, food & beverage, Ag, biosecurity, eHealth, petrochemical, healthcare & pharma and primary industry.

Ian has been responsible for building and managing world class business development and strategic marketing teams, developing and implementing national and international strategic initiatives, aligning corporate and government policies with Industry requirements, aligning organisational capability with alliance partner strategy / requirements, delivering enterprise projects with cross-organisational objectives involving multiple department engagement, preparing / delivery of national and global bids, developed organisational customer .


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