This workshop is for innovation leaders within established companies. Innovation is often described as a creative process driven by vision and passion. While this may be true, it is only half the picture. Innovation is also management. The ultimate goal of innovation is to transform creative ideas into sustainably profitable business models.
Tendayi will show you how to go beyond the innovation theatre to develop an internal ecosystem with core, adjacent and transformational innovation.Register
This workshop focuses on how leaders can manage innovation by setting the right strategy, making the right investment decisions and asking the right questions at the right time.
From the author of The Corporate Startup, this is part of a series of workshops being held globally. This workshop challenges the myth that innovation is only about creativity and great ideas. Instead, this workshop shows how innovation is the combination of great ideas with sustainably profitable business models. This means that an important part of the innovators job is to take their great idea and systematically search for a profitable business model. This also means that innovation leaders need to develop skills and use the right tools to manage innovators.
This workshop is highly interactive and packed with activities and case studies. Be prepared for a fun day of laughter and fast paced learning. You will also leave the workshop with a bunch of tools you can start to deploy straight away. The workshop covers the following topics, ranging from how innovation teams work, how executives can work with their teams to develop a robust innovation strategy:
This workshop is about managing and sustaining innovation within established companies. The workshop is mainly targeted at innovation leaders within large and medium-sized organizations, although the insights can be useful for small companies and startups too. If you fall into any of the following categories, then you should strongly consider attending the workshop:
Tendayi Viki is strategy and innovation consultant. He is the author of two books, The Corporate Startup and The Lean Product Lifecycle. He holds a PhD in Psychology and an MBA. He has worked with several large organizations including American Express, Standard Bank, Pearson, World Bank, Whirlpool, Airbus and The British Museum. Tendayi co-designed Pearson’s Global Product Lifecycle which is a lean innovation framework that won the Best Innovation Program 2015 at the Corporate Entrepreneur Awards in New York.