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Agile Innovation Course 22-23.

Agile innovation course 22-23

Accelerating the flow of innovation as business strategy

5 Modules

3 hours / module

15 h. Total. With practical exercises

Course in Spanish

Interactive course or webinar:

OBJECTIVE:

Learn how to implement, improve and accelerate the agile innovation management process.

Agile innovation requires a strategic process based on the active fusion of these two concepts: Innovation + Agility

The course has been held since 2006 and is redesigned and refined annually with the experiences shared with the participating companies.

The methodology includes holding an online meeting with the company before and after the course.

First to detect the priorities and expectations regarding the course and adapt it to them.

The subsequent meeting serves to guide and help participants make the most of the implementation of their action plans.

It is programmed on demand for groups of between 6 to 15 people from a company or organization. The duration can be adapted to the needs and it’s usually of 15 hours. It is scheduled in 5 sessions of 3-hour online each. 

Information and registration:

info@fguell.com

International experience:

Both the course and the additional support are based on international experience and excellence. There are many proven ideas and experiences that you can implement in your organization.

CONTENT:

Module 1: Innovation: engine of change and value creation.

1.1 Innovation and performance. Create value from the beginning. Initial self-assessment.

1.2 Our innovative culture. 
Strategy and innovation. Ideas or strategy. Innovation as a process: The 9 key elements.

1.3 Support processes. Strategic ‘intelligence’, product portfolio, technology management. Process flow

Module 2: Agile innovation, ‘lean´ processes and agility.

2.1 Agile innovation. Lean processes. Lean startup. Tools. Scenarios.

2.2 Open innovation. Generate and select ideas and opportunities. Customer voice, idea trees, affinities, differentiation, Kano and QFD. Creating the innovation portfolio

2.3 Design and “Design Thinking”.

Module 3: From ideas to projects. Innovation projects and programs

3.1 From ideas to projects. Filters and selection.

3.2. Manage Projects and Programs. PMBOK methodologies, tools: PRINCE2 and agile SCRUM management.

Module 4: Knowledge and intangible assets. The ecosystem: Barriers to innovation

4.1 Intangible resources and assets. The Invisible Balance. Knowledge management: From tacit to explicit. Facilitate the virtuous circle

4.2 Identify and eliminate barriers to innovation. Organizational maturity. The environment and ecosystem of innovation.

Module 5: Innovation is change. Measures and indicators

5.1 How do we measure innovation? Measures and indicators. Evaluation tools.

5.2 Innovation changes. Management commitment. Manage change. Innovative culture.

5.3 Sustaining the improvements acquired. Conclusions.

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Structuring, improving and streamlining the agile innovation process
  • Reduce time to market
  • Reduce launch failures
    Reduce lost investments
  • Increase process productivity and “new revenue”
  • Plan alternative scenarios
  • Organize the generation and selection of ideas.
  • Create the “portfolio”
  • Manage economic and strategic ‘intelligence’.
  • Voice of Customer, expectations, use of oriented design tools, ‘Design Thinking’, Kano and QFD.
  • Project and program management with methodologies and tools such as PMBOK, PRINCE2 and SCRUM.
  • Risk and uncertainty, costs and resources for multiple projects.
  • Measure the innovation process. Use of a tool to evaluate the process and the ‘innovative culture’
  • How to remove barriers, habits and paradigms that stand in the way of innovation.
  • Change management and the work of high performance teams.

Ready?

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Author

Francesc Guell is the owner of this site. He was CEO and director of international companies in specialty chemicals and pharmaceuticals. The last 12 years was associated with international consulting groups, providing advice and support to businesses on topics such as innovation and agile innovation processes, operational excellence, knowledge management, change management, strategy and integrated business management. Currently creates and presents courses and workshops on these topics. He graduated as a chemical engineer, postgraduate from ESADE Business School in Business Administration and Master in Knowledge Management. He participated in numerous programs, seminars and ESADE, IESE, EADA, APD and MCE (Management Centre Europe). He is author of articles, presentations and courses on innovation in strategic management, integrated business models, knowledge management, performance measurement, change management and excellence in business processes. See more in: Professional Profile

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