The CoP Strategic Innovation is a six days program over the course of a year. The program is community based. Beside the knowledge the experts share, you will learn tremendously from the experiences of your peer innovation managers and directors.
Often companies innovate from their core competencies. When we want to develop innovations, it is important to understand for whom we are innovating and in what context our innovation will be of service. We acquire that understanding not from behind our desk but by walking in the shoes of the beneficiaries and working with them to arrive at the best working solution.
As the pace of change accelerates and uncertainties abound, mastering the tools to envision potential scenarios and trends becomes paramount. We proactively navigate future uncertainties and future-proof our innovation portfolio, ensuring relevance, resilience, and a competitive edge in an ever-changing landscape.
Gone are the days when enterprises solely depended on internal R&D or operated in isolation from research sources. Today, knowledge flows freely among organisations, encompassing both large and small companies, governments, and universities. In our pursuit of innovation, our own knowledge is no longer sufficient, and isn’t the sole approach to make our innovations thrive.
Prof. Nadine Roijakkers, a distinguished Open Innovation specialist, brings a wealth of experience from academia, industry, and consulting to guide our workshop.
Some of the innovations developed at your organisation can be easily marketed from within. Because there is a fruitful match with the existing customer base. Or because the innovation is a logical addition to the offering you already have.
But often that innovation will be better off when marketed from within a new organisation, because it requires a different sales approach, or the customer support has different demands.
Building collaborations is a path covered with pitfalls and thresholds. The African proverb tells us that going together gets you far yet slow. What if you can collaborate and yield stronger results faster than doing it yourself?
You’ll receive many insights and hands-on tools such as the stakeholder framework and the Win-Win Canvas.
In the fast-evolving world of product portfolio management, innovation is the key to staying ahead. This last workshop will provide you with tools for successful innovation and portfolio optimization.
You will learn how to manage a larger portfolio of innovative initiatives, products and services to meet your overall strategy.