As the start-up economy continues to grow in impact and influence, and the increasing capability of technology and robotics reduces the chance for competitive advantage, the ability to create new value within established frameworks becomes critical for successful business.
This program is designed for entrepreneurs and business leaders looking to identify opportunities, create new value and drive change within an established organisation.
Through this program you’ll develop your capability to identify business opportunities and utilise creative and innovative processes to solve problems and maximise the impact you, your team or your organisation can make.
Who this is for
> Business leaders looking to develop and drive an effective innovation strategy in their business.
> Career changers looking to capitalise on the increased need for entrepreneurial and innovative thinking within the Australian and global economy.
> Entrepreneurs who want robust and outcome focussed skills to further grow their existing products and businesses.
> Product Managers looking to maximise the value and competitive advantage their product portfolio offers.
1. Problems, insights & pain points
Framing problem and opportunity statements
The fundamentals of effective innovation strategy
Fostering a business culture conducive of change
Utilising purpose to drive innovation outcomes
2. Understanding the customer
Ideation & solution development
Thinking creatively & testing concepts
Customer persona development
Customer empathy mapping & journey mapping
3. Coaching session
Check-in with your instructor to set your goals and objectives for the course, and to explore the class content and ask questions.
4. The wider impact of innovation
Measuring success & viability
Developing & analysing a business model
Strategic foresight & scenario planning
Understanding bias, trends & business impacts
5. Testing & refining
Implementing human-centred design
Defining your Unique Selling Proposition
Developing a Minimum Viable Product
Testing assumptions, refining & pivoting
6. Coaching session
Touch base with your instructor to discuss your course progress, and to fully understand how to apply the learning materials in way that ensures successful outcomes.
7. Leadership, communication & managing change
Crafting a compelling business case
Designing stakeholder management strategies
Proactively addressing key barriers to success
Effectively lead the change process
8. Implementation, launch or transition
Preparing for successful implementation
Engage and mobilise key project champions
Designing agile project plans
Effectively manage diverse project teams
9. Coaching session
Collaborate with your instructor to wrap-up the course content, and to discuss final feedback that will help you prepare for your individual project presentation.
10. Pitch & present
Present your individual project to the group, showcasing the knowledge and skills you’ve learned throughout the course.
Online learning guided by an Industry Mentor
24/7 access to online course content for 12 months
3 sessions with your assigned Industry Mentor
Accessible learning anywhere at anytime
Practical tools and tasks
No exams or assessments
Contextualised course for your team
On-site training to suit your needs
Blend workshops, online & coaching
Support from a dedicated tutor
Pitch and present session
Certificate of completion
What support do I get?
What do I get by completing the course?
If you’re interested in official accreditation speak to us about our university partnerships.
How do the advisory calls work?
The purpose of the advisory calls is to add accountability and personalisation to your learning experience. Calls with your instructor help you contextualise learning to your situation and make sure you are on track in your understanding of the key concepts.
Are you an RTO or a university?
If you’re looking for official accreditation though, please ask us about our partnerships.