Developing a Disruptive Innovation Mindset in 21st Century Companies: Thriving in the Pandemic Economy

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Available Participants: 28
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Hourly Schedule

Day 1

07:45 - 08:45
Initiating the Innovation Process
• Starting with the end at heart
• Identify real challenges
• Set out the innovation resources
• Group exercise
08:45 - 09:45
Sustaining the Building Process
• The Upscaling stage
• The Expansion stage
• Group exercise
09:45 - 10:00
Coffee Break
10:00 - 11:00
Define Business Challenges and Organise the appropriate Innovation Resources
• The Renewal stage
• The Merge & Acquisition stage
• Group exercise
11:00 - 12:30
The New funding Instruments – Trends and enablers
• The Global Innovation Fund
• The Centralised EU Fundings: Horizon Europe, EU Covid-19 funding
• The Decentralised EU Funding: Idek funding opportunities
• Case Studies
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:00
Practical session: Designing and deploying successful proposals
Practical Group Exercise: to help participants to understand the critical success factors for applying for support in the new National, EU and Global Funding instruments for Innovation.
15:00 - 15:15
Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:15
Develop and Present Action Plans Conclusions and Feedback
Develop and Present Action Plans

Day 2

07:45 - 08:45
Introductions and Objectives of the seminar
08:45 - 09:45
What do we really mean when we talk about "innovation"?
• Where does innovation come from?
• Can everybody be an innovator?
• Why is it not enough to have the most gifted creative employees?
• Case study
09:45 - 10:00
Coffee Break
10:00 - 11:00
The art of Defining Proactive and Agile Strategy
• Strategy planning skills versus dealing with the unexpected
• Prepare your company for the next stage of its lifetime
• Group exercise
11:00 - 12:30
Identifying your Pluses and Minuses
• What your company’s armoury, opportunities and talents?
• What are your companies’ threads and weaknesses?
• Group exercise
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:00
What do you need to create an innovation mindset?
• Trust your employees
• Given them time
• Give them physical (or digital) space
• Create teams
• Secure a dual operating system
• Support minimal valuable products
• Involve and co-create
• Group exercise
15:00 - 15:15
Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:15
No big-bang innovation company program has ever worked!
• Learning from international experience of successful businesses
• Contrast between short-term, medium-term and long-term strategies
• Group Exercises