Innovation by Design Thinking (2 days)
Learn how to effectively manage innovation projects within your company by creating new game-changing business models, products or services. Apply the Design Thinking methodology. Managers need a new set of skills to deal with a rapidly changing environment that requires them to identify and tackle new problems or new ways of solving existing ones. To be competitive and survive we have to become creative more than ever. Learning the way that creative people look at problems and constraints as opportunities, not as threats is the focus of the design thinking approach.
Ivanka Visnjic is a Professor of Innovation at ESADE Business School, where she also acts a Director of Institute for Innovation and Knowledge Management. Previously, Ivanka worked at a consulting firm McKinsey & Co, completed a Ph.D. at KU Leuven in Belgium and helped set up a business-led partnership, Cambridge Service Alliance, at the University of Cambridge. Her research, consulting and speaking activities are focused on innovation at large, established companies.
Ivanka has been working closely with C-suite and senior management teams of a number of global companies, such as Atlas Copco, BAE Systems, Caterpillar, GEA, IBM, Novozymes, Pearson, and Zoetis.