We have helped plan and lead more than 50 company-wide Innovation Challenges. Done right, it is without comparison the most effective way to create a more innovative culture within a company. It involves all levels of the company; the leadership teams set the direction and decided which ideas to invest in, managers learn how to urge employees to look for new innovative solutions, and selected employees learn are trained in methods to quickly test and validate the best ideas. The result is a change in mindset through new successful ways of working, at least five high potential business opportunities and improved innovation skills across all levels of the company.
We help you
· Develop a detailed project plan
· Set the budget and method for reaching MVPs
· Inspire people across your organisation
· Involve managers in screening and selecting ideas
· Kick-off the project with a process- and planning workshop
· You decide how much help you want/need!
· Mobilisation events: idea generation workshops, kick-off events etc.
· Screening workshops: evaluation of early-stage ideas and selection of learning opportunities
· Bootcamp: training of teams in idea maturation
· Final event: Dragon’s Den-style meeting to determine which ideas to invest in
· We are experienced in running both physical and online workshops and meetings
· Idea maturation: value propositions, business models, pitch training. · Incubation: market validation, pretotyping, business case viability
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
Five or more high-potential innovation opportunities identified and developed by employees, backed by management and pitched to top management
Training in entrepreneurship
Hands-on training in the best tools and methods to turn ideas into investment cases and your employees into corporate entrepreneurs
A unique chance to boost your innovation culture, break down silos, get people engaged and send a strong signal, while producing valuable ideas.
The transparent process and concrete results makes the innovation challenge a flagship among other innovation initiatives suitable for both internal and external showcasing.