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IXL Center focus on training and development to build the innovation capabilities of Strategy, Capacity and Discipline.

High Performance Innovation

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Core Courses

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Audit_Strategy

Objectives

  • Understand the key drivers for innovation
  • Quantify emerging growth gap and need for innovation
  • Understand your company’s investment and risk profile to define your strategic innovation portfolio

Key Takeaways

  • Link innovation to a strategic imperative
  • Quantify the growth gap to quantify the amount needed from innovation
  • Agree on types of project investment by defining your innovation portfolio
  • Frameworks, Tools and Techniques for driving change and developing an innovation strategy and innovation concepts
  • Success and failure stories about innovation strategies at a range of companies e.g. Motorola, P&G, LG, Cemex, etc.

Course Outline

  • Innovation Definition
  • Strategic Targets and Imperatives
  • Landscapes and Fields-of-Play
  • Platforms and Lead Concepts
  • Timing Horizons and Pipelines
  • Value Chains and Partners
Audit_Capacity

Objectives

  • Organization & Structures to support and speed decisions for innovation
  • Processes & Systems to drive ideas seamlessly to commercialization
  • Resources & Competencies to get high impact innovation results

Key Takeaways

  • Get insight into the challenges of making innovation real across organization
  • Learn about the “disconnected” innovation processes in your company and begin thinking about how to connect them
  • Framework to organize and plan for your resource needs
  • Importance of organization and structures to connect across the organization and beyond

Course Outline

  • Overview of Innovation Process
  • Fuzzy Front End
  • Dynamic Pipeline Management
  • Strategic Portfolio Management
  • Innovation Resources
  • Innovation Organization
Audit_Discipline

Objectives

  • Set targets and metrics for your innovation strategy
  • Alignment and successfully manage your innovation initiatives
  • Support an innovation culture and climate with organizational alignment and performance management systems that make innovation pervasive

Key Takeaways

  • Understanding of how to think and act differently based on key barriers and drivers to innovation and the written/unwritten rules of our game
  • Identification and dimensioning of the most important innovation metrics based on the strategic innovation objectives and initiatives
  • Balanced scorecard and Dashboard for your Innovation strategy and implications for your performance management systems

Course Outline

  • Innovation Leadership, Organization, Learning and Culture
  • Goal Setting and Measurement
  • Scorecards, Dashboards and Performance Management Systems