Shiftup Business Agility & Innovation Leader Workshop, November 5-6 2019

Shifting up the Innovation Funnel

Most companies are expected to screw up and die within the next two decades. They will be replaced by a new generation of disruptive startups and scaleups except for the organizations that learn how to disrupt themselves.

How can we have something like “a startup culture” in our company?

How can we get new products to become fast-growing scaleups?

How do we reorganize ourselves for optimal execution and innovation?

Starting new teams and scaling up innovation is more critical than ever. The key to success is applying different practices in different stages of the innovation lifecycle. What works for a new business does not work for a mature one, and vice versa. In this workshop, you will nosedive into the major good practices for business leaders and product teams, from the moment they have an innovative idea to the day they will scale it up (or screw it up). Everything depends on the lifecycle stage of the product or service.

The Shiftup Business Agility & Innovation Leader is a two-day workshop that teaches the principles and common practices of Lean-Agile business innovation. It is a combination of facilitator-led instruction, peer discussion, and team exercises. The workshop helps attendees understand how innovation works across the lifecycle of a business, and it makes them aware of their role in the creation and delivery of innovative products and services in continuously changing environments.

What you will learn

The aim of this workshop is not to simply review dozens of practices and buzzwords that will be well-known (to some participants). Instead, the goal is to take a higher perspective and achieve a foundational understanding of how all these tools fit into the larger pictureof the innovative, evolving company as a family of business models with individual business life cycles. It is the perfect starting pointfor organizations aiming to achieve a coherent approach to a startup and scaleup culture within a corporate environment, with an equal emphasis on both disruptive and sustaining innovation.

In two days, you will see that the basic unit for innovation is the strategic business model. You will understand how each business model evolves from exploration and effectiveness to exploitation and efficiency. And you will learn how managers, leaders, designers, and developers need to organize their work differently to create an organization that can reinvent itself continuously and that can scale tremendously.

This workshop is for you if:

  • You are a coach, consultant, team manager, business leader, product designer, product developer, product manager, project manager, human resource manager.
  • You want to achieve a foundational understanding of how innovation tools fit into the larger picture of your business life cycles.
  • Your company aims to achieve a coherent approach to a startup and scaleup culture.

This is a foundational workshop, meaning that no knowledge or certifications of lean thinking, business agility or innovation are required. This is not an expert-level course. However, having some experience with new product development and business management (in any role) will make attendance easier.

Agenda of the first Day

The Business Lifecycle
Change, Agility, Innovation, Value & Complexity, The 10 Business Lifecycle stages, Problem/Solution Fit, Product/Market Fit, Business/Market Fit.

The Business Quilt 
The pieces of the Business Model Quilt, Business Model Canvas, Lean Canvas, Minimum Viable Products, Pivot, Patch & Persevere.

The Innovation Vortex
The seven streams of the Innovation Vortex, Design Thinking, Lean Startup, Design Sprints, Lean Personas, Jobs To Be Done, Journey Maps.

Agenda of the second Day

Lean-Agile Principles
Agile Manifesto, Lean Thinking.

Purpose & Objectives
Product Vision, Hoshin Kanri, North Star Metrics, Objectives & Key Results.

Performance & Metrics
Velocity, Burn Rate, Queue Length, Flow Efficiency, Burn Charts, CFDs, Pirate Metrics.

The Innovation Funnel
Innovation Board, Innovation Accounting, Metered Funding.

Lean-Agile Mindset
Growth Mindset, Mental Models.

Materials

All digital materials will be offered through an app on smartphones and tablets (Android only, for now). Attendees are suggested to bring their own, but some extra devices will be available for shared usage.

Format

Participants will work in small groups to collaboratively complete exercises, will discuss their findings and will play serious games to understand possibilities for applying what they have learned. The instructor is available full-time, leading the lectures, questions, and discussions.

Certification

The Shiftup Business Agility & Innovation Leader 
Workshop teaches participants to apply Lean-Agile thinking to all aspects of business innovation. That’s why attendees automatically qualify to become an ICAgile Certified Professional in Business Agility Foundations (ICP-BAF).

Prerequisites

None, although we recommend some familiarity or experience with product design, product development, team management, business consulting, agile transformation, and organizational change.

  • Date: 2019-11-05
  • City: Stockholm
  • Language: English
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    The price is 14500 SEK until 2019-10-05 (Regular price 16900 SEK)
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Details

DateNovember 5-6 2019, 09.00-17.00 (Breakfast from 08.30).
ParticipantsMax 25
LanguageEnglish
VenueSveavägen 31, 111 34
PriceThe price is 14500 SEK until 2019-10-05 (Regular price 16900 SEK)
Contactacademy@crisp.se, +46 8 556 950 15

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  • The price includes food, snacks, and course material.
  • Cancellation may be done without penalty up to 1 month before the course starts.
  • Cancellation later than one month before the course starts may require full payment.
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