Many CFOs still believe innovation is not their concern. However, they should support innovation. It is crucial that finance departments understand why companies innovate: to make their business sustainable or growing.
The training ‘learn to innovate’ aims to learn finance professionals to deal with innovation. How should companies increase their innovation potential? What is the role of finance? How do you identify strategic opportunities? Entrepreneurship and creativity are essential skills to innovate effectively, but also knowledge about innovation management can not be missed.
The 4 modules of this training focus on innovation strategy, idea generation, concept development and implementation. You can attend each module individually or register immediately for the entire process.
Module 1/4: Innovation strategy
On Thursday 26 April you get an overview of the different key concepts concerning innovation. You will have a look at the different types of innovation and their impact on the business. You will also learn how to identify strategic opportunities.
Module 2/4: Generate ideas
Learn to generate ideas with brainstorming techniques on Tuesday 29 May. Discover methodologies to stimulate creativity.
Module 3/4: Develop concepts
On Tuesday 12 June you find out how to convert ideas into concepts. You will be provided with tools and frameworks to fully understand opportunities.
Module 4/4: Choose & implement
It often seems impossible to get started with the opportunities. On Thursday 21 June you learn to recognize the potential of opportunities and make a choice on . Last but not least, you also discover how to develop an opportunity up to strategy level.
In collaboration with Financial Media.