Progressing from creativity through innovation into effective strategy
This intensive, high level 5-day workshop is aimed at enabling entrepreneurs, corporate venturing managers and others involved in new business development to operate effectively at the most advanced level in their activities. The emphasis is on leveraging creativity, analysis and judgement in building tomorrow’s organisation out of today’s organisation whilst sustaining top-level performance in current business during change.
The workshop concentrates on enhancing each participant’s ability to lead and manage innovative approaches to new business development. There is a clear emphasis on making decisions that deal with the faster pace of change that is encountered in all contemporary business sectors. Using highly interactive study of best practice, the workshop will provide experienced managers with practical ideas and new skills that will make a significant impact on the performance of their teams. Participants will sharpen their focus on the factors that will result in business success in the short and medium term as they plan for a different future in their part of the organisation. This workshop is also useful to participants who are planning to launch their own business.
At the end of this five-day workshop, participants will be able to:
This workshop will be of particular benefit to experienced managers and specialists who are currently working at a senior or executive level and are now ready to assume greater responsibility for identifying new opportunities and leading the development of the organisation of the future. This can include (but is not limited to) the following:
This interactive results-oriented event combines facilitated discussions with structured lessons framed by a comprehensive learning manual that functions as a “guidebook” for reference after the workshop. The detail of each day is illustrated by a PowerPoint slide deck with case examples and case studies for group work. All case examples and case studies deal with real-life situations in which the workshop leader has been personally involved. Ample time will be scheduled for questions and answers, interactive exercises and generating new ideas.
Assessing the Current Performance and Potential of Your Organisation
Strategic Planning for Competitive Success
Planning for Innovation and Using Innovation Effectively
Marketing & Branding
Forecasting & Budgeting
Continuous Process Improvement