Strategies for Innovation: Re-energizing your Organization

Participants of this one-day executive program will learn key innovation approaches and recent innovation strategies for organizations, teams, and groups.

Details

November 15, 2017

$750

Course runs from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration fee includes course materials, campus parking, and catered breakfast and lunch.

This class is part of the Marketing & Strategy Certificate Program.

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About the Program

Participants of this one-day executive program will learn key innovation
approaches and recent innovation strategies for organizations, teams,
and groups. In the morning session, the seminar covers essential
innovation practices, ranging from novel approaches of business model
adaptations to recent practices in open innovation. In the afternoon,
advanced innovation strategies are introduced and discussed, including
agile innovation techniques and reverse innovation practices. The class
uses interactive tools, in-class managerial exercises, and business case
studies to emphasize recent innovation strategies to re-energize your
organization.

Focus

MORNING
• Learn, understand, and apply key concepts of innovation strategies,
including:
o Approaches to business model innovation
o Advances innovation processes and key process adaptations
o Open innovation techniques
o Key early-prototyping techniques and advanced ideation
practices

AFTERNOON
• Implement and apply advanced innovation strategies, including:
o Approaches to agile innovation
o Reverse innovation techniques and related applications
o Global innovation approaches
o Implementation strategies for innovation: re-energizing your
organization
Participants:
• This program is designed for mid and high level managers and executives
in established firms, entrepreneurial start-ups, and not-for-profit
organizations.

Instructor

Carsten Zimmermann is a Visiting Associate Professor at the Rady School of Management and an Associate Professor at USD’s School of Business, where he teaches MBA classes on global innovation, management consulting, and strategy execution. Recent awards include three Professor of Impact Awards (MBA and Executive Leadership), a Steber Fellowship, and an Outstanding Professor Award (MBA). Building on his consulting experience, Carsten helped to establish and grow dedicated executive education workshops, industry panels, and tailored executive seminars. Carsten holds MPhil and PhD degrees from the University of Cambridge (Judge Business School) and served as a visiting associate professor at Dartmouth College (Tuck School of Business).