Because Innovare's approaches to innovation are designed to leverage the strength of multi-disciplinary
teams, we often get requests from customers to provide training.
We provide cross-functional team
training in our
of innovation approach,
Technology Discovery, and our
Insights® voice of the customer
process to support our client's ongoing innovation efforts.
Training sessions vary in scope from 1/2 day
introduction workshops, to a few days for preliminary skills
development, and up to several months for a full experiential
Preliminary Skills Development
Through one half up to three day training
sessions we provide
an overview of the theory and practice for front-end of
innovation. This includes the various Discovery, Concept
Development, and Validation techniques that we use. We develop within your team the primary
understand of how to organize for, design, and implement a full
front-end or front-end component.
Our training covers Discovery, including
market drivers, customer needs, and technology. We provide
your team with creativity tools and templates for concept
development. We build developmental thinking skills,
maintaining a safe and creative climate, how to use ideation
techniques and build ideas into feasible innovation concepts.
We cover concept validation approaches and how to gain management
buy-in for your proposed portfolio of concepts.
In-Depth Experiential Learning
Through client-defined live projects, we transfer
our comprehensive approaches and full range of methodologies to
your team by developing and implementing a custom front-end discovery
project. The team learns by doing while delivering key insights
on customer needs and developing a portfolio of real innovation
concepts ready for implementation.
Practical and Transformational
will help your teams develop new skills and capabilities, from
setting up and implementing a
Insights® project, to
linking technology to customer needs during
Technology Discovery, through creating new customer-driven solutions
Whether your goal is to enhance or extend the
lifecycle of your existing products, drive a strategic
repositioning, create new products or services, or even define
breakthrough opportunities, our workshops will enable your team to
be self-sufficient for on-going innovation.
Drive Cultural Change
If your training goal is to drive cultural
change towards market and customer centered innovation consider our
sequenced train the trainer approach. We sequence two or three
innovation teams through our experiential training program with team
leaders taking on the role of future trainers. This provides
the critical mass or momentum to instill customer-centeredness
throughout your organization driving cultural change.
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