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Nowadays defining a holistic innovation strategy and a comprehensive management and control structure is complex and challenging

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INNOVATION STRATEGY NEEDS TO BE TIGHTLY LINKED TO OVERALL CORPORATE STRATEGY AND THEREFORE NEEDS A CLEAR LONG-TERM PLAN AND INTERNAL STAKEHOLDER COMMITMENT

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INNOVATION IS BECOMING MORE AND MORE COMPLEX AND INVOLVES INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL PROCESSES WITH A WIDE VARIETY OF STAKEHOLDERS THAT ARE NOT EASILY HANDLED WITHIN THE COMPANY

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THERE ARE 1000s OF TOOLS AND PRODUCTS ON THE MARKET WHICH REQUIRES TO HAVE AN INDEPENDENT THIRD-PARTY CONSULTANT TO WISELY CHOOSE AND INTEGRATE THE RIGHT ONES WITHIN THE PROJECT BUDGETS

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MEASURING IMPACT OF INNOVATIONS NEEDS A DIFFERENT SET OF SKILLS AND TOOLS WHICH IS REQUIRED TO BE IMPLEMENTED AND INTEGRATED WITH YOUR OTHER MANAGEMENT REPORTING SYSTEMS

Leaning on our 4-blocks innovation framework
we support you in setting up a tailored innovation strategy and in putting in place the right innovation processes by choosing, implementing and integrating all the needed tools and change management techniques

HOW DO OUR SERVICES WORK?

Because of the nature of innovation we have a highly reiterative, hands-on and interactive approach in all of of our consulting and educational services.

 

With the 3-stepped approach (below) we ensure that the company can approach the topic with a progressive investment of resources while they acknowledge the added value of the activities and projects.

Step 1 – Analyze:
Innovation Strategy & Management Check-Up

We analyze the status-quo and problems of your company and assess improvement opportunities

We will ask you to provide us with all relevant information, variables and problems of your status-quo innovation strategy and management, in order after a thorough analysis to come up with improvement opportunities and impactful project ideas

Step 2 – Learn:
Innovation Strategy & Management Workshop

We transfer the most important theoretical and practical knowledge to your company

We will provide you with all theoretical notions on innovation strategy and management and transfer practical skills, case studies and best practices in a highly engaging format, in order for the participants to fully grasp the potential of the topic for the company

Step 3 – Execute:
Innovation Strategy & Management Consulting

We implement the identified projects in your company and ensure the long-term impact

We support the company in implementing the short-listed projects (requested by the company or as a result of Steps 1 and 2) both on a strategic and management level, but also with hands-on work if needed, in order to ensure optimal execution and deployment

Step 1: Check-Up

We analyze the status-quo and problems of your company and assess improvement opportunities

We will ask you to provide us with all relevant information, variables and problems of your status-quo innovation strategy and management, in order after a thorough analysis to come up with improvement opportunities and impactful project ideas

Which activities are done during the Check-Up?

 

  • Assessment of overall corporate strategy
  • Assessment of status-quo of innovation activities, processes, key stakeholders and players
  • Evaluation of status-quo situation by analysis of collected information and materials
  • SWOT analysis on status-quo
  • Brainstorming a long-list of potential innovation strategy scenarios that fit the corporate strategy
  • Develop more detailed innovation strategy specifications including processes, tools, change management requirements on selected short-listed approaches

What output is expected from the Check-Up?

 

  • SWOT analysis on status-quo
  • Report on brainstormed long-list of potential innovation strategy scenarios
  • Report on detailed short-listed innovation strategies developed in more detail

Step 2: Workshop

We transfer the most important theoretical and practical knowledge to your company

We will provide you with all theoretical notions on innovation strategy and management and transfer practical skills, case studies and best practices in a highly engaging format, in order for the participants to fully grasp the potential of the topic for the company

What are the objectives and content of the Workshop?

  • Understand both theoretical and practical notions related to innovation strategy and management
  • Discuss the role of innovation strategy within overall corporate strategy
  • Understand implications regarding change management within the organization when defining and implementing innovation strategies
  • Discuss real business case studies and understand the different decisions, setups, challenges, tools, processes and results obtained in the implementation of the innovation strategy and management
  • Simulate potential innovation strategy for each participants

What is the format of our Workshop?

  • We can provide workshops and bootcamps at client premises, offsite or even online, depending on the specific client needs
  • Highly interactive and with connections to real cases from our activities on the global markets
  • The duration can be between 2 full days (for workshops) and 1 week (for more intensive offsites)
  • High quality learning and case materials for further reference
  • Tests and Certificates of Participation/Completion can be provided
  • Optimal number of participants: 8-20

Who should participate to the Workshop?

 

  • CxOs, Top or Middle Management
  • VP-Head of Innovation
  • VP-Head of Strategy
  • VP-Head of R&D
  • VP-Head of New Business Development

Step 3: Consulting

We implement the identified projects in your company and ensure the long-term impact

We support the company in implementing the short-listed projects (requested by the company or as a result of Steps 1 and 2) both on a strategic and management level, but also with hands-on work if needed, in order to ensure optimal execution and deployment

How is implementation done in Consulting projects?

 

(given that the company went through Step 1 and Step 2 or has a very specific RFP)

  •  Step-by-step and reiterative implementation of the short-listed projects
  • Mix of onsite and remote work, in order to limit costs and disruption of daily operations and operating organization in the firm
  • Weekly reporting on project progress and thorough planning of interactions with different client functions and team members.
  • Fully independent choice of tech suppliers with guarantee of full integration between solutions and corporate tools
  • Post-implementation tests and adjustments and deployment of controlling tools for tracking KPIs and results

Why choose us over any of the other innovation consulting firms?

 

  • Innovation is our passion, we are highly focused on innovation & growth projects and work on these topics everyday, 365 days / year
  • We have experience in a broad range of company sizes (from startups to big corporations), industries and geographical markets, so we can provide cross-functional and cross-industry know how
  • We have a highly skilled cross-functional and international team that can cover every aspect of a complex innovation project

TESTIMONIALS

The innovation and entrepreneurship workshop provided by Frank was one of the most actionable and practical workshops that I had in 3 years

Maria Bologna, Trade & Export finance, Techint

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