Course curriculum

  • 01

    Chapter 1 - The world is changing, change with it!

    • Only 15% win, 85% lose

    • Why a few companies win - and so many lose

    • The signs that something is wrong in your company

    • Exercise: Reflect on winning companies. Give some examples.

    • Some companies are better at shaping the future aka corporate innovation than others

  • 02

    Chapter 2 - How to shape the future

    • The definition of innovation

    • The people accelerator

    • Global trends for shaping the future

    • Where is the window of opportunity?

  • 03

    Chapter 3 - The corporate culture

    • Don’t go for an innovation culture, it’s a trap!

    • A corporate culture that supports innovation

    • The front line of innovation

    • Have the hard conversations!

    • Exercise: How strong are your networking capabilities?

    • Defeating the corporate antibodies

  • 04

    Chapter 4 - The leaders who shape the future

    • What really matters for your executives?

    • 8 types of executives for innovation

    • Why executives don’t get innovation

    • How to upgrade executives - and other busy people - on innovation

    • The Chief Growth Officer, a new leadership role

    • Smart people don’t say this about innovation

    • Do managers matter?

    • Exercise: How strong is your executive team on innovation?

    • VIDEO: How to upgrade executives on shaping the future aka innovation

  • 05

    Chapter 5 - The people side

    • The signs of potential

    • Are you a t-shaped person?

    • Talent and teams for innovation

    • How to spot innovators and intrapreneurs

    • The behaviors of Google’s best managers

    • The Silicon Valley mindset

    • How to hire the best/right people for innovation

    • VIDEO: How to hire the best/right people for innovation

    • People first - and employees before customers

  • 06

    Chapter 6 - The power of corporate rebels

    • An applause to the corporate rebels

    • Corporate rebels, future leaders!

    • What rebels want from their boss

    • The intrapreneurs dilemma

  • 07

    Chapter 7 - Corporate transformation

    • What’s holding your organization back?

    • Four lenses for change

    • The concept of a change team

  • 08

    Chapter 9 - Talent management

    • First who, then what!

  • 09

    Chapter 11 - Lessons from China

    • Growth strategies for a connected world

    • 10 keys for doing business in China