executive master in business innovation
A "flight simulator" of real life at any XXI century company
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1. MINDSET
Transform your thinking and skills. Lead a culture of innovation: discover the leadership qualities, set the innovation agenda and the importance of purpose. Increase your knowledge of the why and how of innovation through the combination of up-to-the-minute academic expertise and business insights.

2. PROCESS
Innovation is a messy business. Understand how it happens in practice and why some companies do it brilliantly while others flounder. Utilize open innovation for your benefit. Tap into Porto, CERN, Helsinki and Barcelona innovation hubs to stimulate new ways of thinking.

3. PERSPECTIVE
Challenge assumptions and think beyond your current boundaries. Learn to look beyond your organization to generate fresh ideas and identify the best ones to take forward.

4. EFFECTIVENESS
Pinpoint your innovation challenge so that you emerge with a defined focus and clear action plan. Address innovation barriers such as resource shortage, stakeholder mapping and culture issues.

5. IMPLEMENTATION
Return to work able to engage stakeholders and champion innovation in the face of resistance. Embed ideas that create and drive organizational value, securing buy-in so your innovations stick. Track progress and successes as you lead innovation – everything from innovation value chain to metrics.

PART 1: INSPIRATION

Customer Centric Business Design / Design Thinking and Lean Exploration Innovation Future & Strategy / Agile Organisations / Innovation Culture The Ecosystems Meetups / Masterclass

PART 2: IDEATION

Customer Centric Business Design / Entrepreneurial Finance / Current Trends in Global Business / Competition Analysis / Open Innovation / The Ecosystem Meetups / Masterclass

PART 3: EXPERIMENTATION

Customer Centric Business Design / Measuring Innovation Impact / Product Management / Growth Marketing / Masterclass
Programme Directors
  • Innovation Coach, Executive Coach, Business Mentor with over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and manager.

    Mart Kikas Programme Director
  • Strategist, innovation and science manager, professor, researcher, mentor and entrepreneur. Executive Diretor of CBI.

    Rui Coutinho Programme Director
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