Course curriculum

  • 01

    Chapter 1 - An overview on corporate innovation

    • The curse of corporate innovation

    • The evolution of innovation - and the evolution of leaders in this context

    • The big picture for corporate innovation

    • The corporate culture for innovation

    • A roadmap for corporate innovation

    • Innovation theater: let’s stop the show!!

    • The positive circle for innovation

  • 02

    Chapter 2 - The definition of innovation

    • Don’t use the word innovation. Try this instead.

    • Inspiration from Ikea and DBS

  • 03

    Chapter 3 - Six common challenges for corporate innovation

    • Six common challenges for corporate innovation

    • The execution of innovation

    • The corporate politics of innovation

    • The setup of corporate innovation programs

    • Talents and teams for innovation

    • The digital age for innovation

    • Ecosystems, networks and platforms

  • 04

    Chapter 4 - More on the execution of innovation

    • How to build corporate accelerators that work

    • People first, processes next, then ideas

    • Best potential versus least resistance

    • People first, ideas second - the people accelerator

  • 05

    Chapter 5 - Corporate innovation programs and teams

    • 10 elements for a corporate innovation program

    • How to build elite corporate innovation teams

    • A snapshot - and the home of - corporate innovation teams

  • 06

    Chapter 6 - Barriers, obstacles and root causes

    • What’s holding you back on innovation?

    • Exercise: Map your barriers and obstacles for innovation

    • Exercise: Map your drivers for innovation

    • Exercise: What are your barriers, obstacles and root causes?

  • 07

    Chapter 7 - Working the stakeholders

    • WIIFM - What’s in it for me?

    • Work your stakeholders

    • Detect the corporate antibodies

  • 08

    Chapter 8 - Ecosystems, networks and partnerships

    • Open innovation? It’s outdated!

    • 7 steps for network-driven innovation

    • How ready is your industry for networked innovation?

  • 09

    Chapter 9 - Dealing with disruption

    • The two-headed monster

    • Disruption and trend radars

    • Exercise: How ready is your company for disruption?

  • 10

    Chapter 10 - Startups and corporates

    • What do (good) startups really need?

    • Who’s best at innovation? Big or small?

  • 11

    Chapter 11 - Metrics and KPI’s

    • Reward behaviors, not just outcomes

    • Measuring innovation

  • 12

    Chapter 12 - Human factors, digital capabilities

    • The digital age for corporate innovation

    • Human factors, digital capabilities (for innovation)

    • The human + machine interaction

    • Five tips for digital transformation