It was Dr. John Heap, President, World confederation of productivity science, United Kingdom, who introduced this college to the milieus of productivity and innovation in 2011.
In July 2011, Dr. Heap conducted a seminar for the college faculty.
Dr. Heap holds the view that to be sustainable in the long term, business performance should be based around social productivity, environmental productivity and economic productivity.
Dr. Heap also spoke about his major concern in the productivity of education and learning and a particular interest in the design and development of online learning. Dr. Heap has introduced M.Sc course in productivity and Innovation Development at Grimsby Institute University Centre. This is a unique course offering a mix of academic study and practical skills development to equip students to lead positive change in global competitive environments.