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Corporate Innovation Design Sprint

3-day course held in Manchester, Leeds & Edinburgh

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Course Overview

Ideate, Test, Prototype, Pitch. Complete end-to-end Innovation Programme derived from the hugely successful Mini MBA and delivered regionally customised to the UK

A fully immersive design sprint spanning 3 days, where you will learn the complete end to end innovation journey, from Ideation, testing and experiments, rapid prototyping to the build and pitch stage. You will gain expert insight into the tools and frameworks such as customer mapping, business model canvas, KPI and metric tools and many others, all of which you can take directly back into your business and implement straight away. With the latest case studies from Ovum and the after-care post course online portal to guide you through to implementation.

Edinburgh

Edinburgh: 14-16 Oct

PRICE: £1495+VAT

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Leeds

Leeds: 21-23 Oct

PRICE: £1495+VAT

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Manchester

Manchester: 28-30 Oct

PRICE: £1495+VAT

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Why choose this course?

Why choose the Design Sprint?

  • Practical impact with a business innovation simulation-based
  • Network with other innovation leads
  • Live the innovation process with content spanning problem definition, ideation scaling & prioritisation, customer interviewing, business model transformation, rapid prototyping.
  • Empower your team to become customer advocates, agile innovators and expert design thinkers
  • Present your business plan ‘Dragons Den’ style
  • Full post-course online portal included as part of the training
  • Join our Alumni of 250+ graduates

Who is it for?

  • Challengers... are looking for the tools to make viable creations that make commercial and strategic sense
  • Disruptors... are looking to learn about the latest technologies that can help make creations that harness market demand
  • Innovators... are looking for guidance, inspiration and the tools to turn vision into reality

Programme Modules

  • Innovation Imperative  - What is innovation and why does it matter?
  • Insight  - How do you identify relevant and compelling insights and ideas?
  • Prototype - How do you visualise and rapidly and inexpensively develop your proposition and generate customer feedback?
  • Sketching & visualisation - Rapidly test and implement best practice value-creation
  • Business Case - How do you build an effective business case?
  • Plan & Pitch - How do you build and deliver a compelling internal pitch?
  • Pitching & winning - Pitch your idea and business case to the panel of industry heavy-weights and innovation strategists.

Learning Outcomes

Benefits For Professionals

  • What is innovation and why it matters?
  • Is innovation a skill or a culture?
  • What skills do you need to be innovative?
  • How to develop innovation skills?
  • Measuring Innovation, tools, kits and metrics.    
  • How to start practising innovation in the workplace?      
  • How to build a culture of customer-centric Innovation from within?
  • What are the biggest innovation killers?
  • Preparing for pitching to get stake-holder buy-in – tips and tricks.
  • The latest Ovum research and case studies to back up training.

Benefits For Your Organisation

  • Learn. Learn about the vital role innovation plays internally and externally in the current environment. Apply tried and tested tools and frameworks.
  • Engage. Work in small groups with other innovation strategists, managers and thought leaders across a variety of industries, to uncover new perspective and grow an idea into a real proposition.
  • Experience. Go out and interact with users, engage with heads of corporate innovation practices and encounter the challenges faced with rapidly creating a prototype with designers.
  • Deliver. Put the whole process into practice, build your prototype, your business case, your arguments and pitch to a panel.
     

Programme Details

Module 1

Day 1

Innovation Mindset, importance of problem finding and definition

  • Innovation mindset
  • Team creation
  • Fuzzy front end of Innovation
  • Problem finding
  • Stakeholder mapping
  • Creating your persona
  • Customer journey mapping
  • Wrap up and Q&A

Module 2

Day 2

Learn from customer interviews, how to generate and sort ideas, how to give and receive feedback

  • Preparing problem interview
  • Problem interview
  • ideation
  • Sorting ideas
  • Selecting ideas
  • Feedback session

 

Module 3

Day 3

Learning by doing through prototyping, Business Model Canvas as tool for business insights, innovation on business models, creating and practising a pitch

  • Rapid prototype
  • Business model canvas
  • Business model innovation 
  • How to pitch
  • Pitch structure
  • Final pitches

 

Is it for you?

This learning experience is for individuals looking to take their careers to the next level and help change how their organisation innovates.

Challengers...

are looking for the tools to make viable creations that make commercial and strategic sense

Disruptors...

are looking to learn about the latest technologies that can help make creations that harness market demand

Innovators...

are looking for guidance, inspiration and the tools to turn vision into reality

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