Innovation and Strategy for Business Leaders

Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange
Course summary
Length: 1 day
Price: 840 GBP excl. VAT
Course type: Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 17/05/2018 - London
Course Dates
840 GBP
840 GBP
840 GBP

Course Description

Innovation for Business Leaders Certificate

Innovation for Business Leaders - 1-day Programme

This course is aimed at Business Leaders who wish to apply innovation more strategically and systematically to improve business performance and ultimately drive growth. This executive level programme offers intense, practical experiences to support senior managers’ leadership, management and governance of innovation, helping to build and apply innovation within their businesses.

This course will inform and shape the design parameters for innovation initiatives to ensure alignment with business strategy. Through the use of tools and techniques, participants will understand how to build and validate a new business model, improve organisational readiness to support innovation and create a sustainable innovation capability to drive performance excellence. 

Suitability - Who should attend?

 This course is suitable for Senior Executives, Business Leaders and Owners

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of the programme, participants will receive a Professionally Certified Certificate

Training Course Content

Business Model Innovation (why)

  • Assessing the Innovation Index
  • Reinventing the business model (the S Curve in different horizons)
  • Identifying where innovation could happen (Process, Offering, Finance, Delivery)
  • Business Model Canvas (building the business case) and the go-to-market plan

Enablement - tools & processes (how)

  • Decision making and visual thinking
  • Design thinking and creativity tools for senior managers
  • Clustering and prioritising techniques for new propositions

Commitment to an Innovation Culture

  • Active innovation leadership (behaviours and attitudes)
  • Enabling an intrepraneurial capability
  • Creating core competencies around innovation development
  • Forming team-X (transformational teams)
  • Recognising innovation intrinsically and extrinsically
  • Enabling knowledge capture and management


  • Governance structures for innovation investment
  • Responsibility and accountability of innovation leadership
  • Innovation pipeline management

Propositions & Innovation Portfolio Management

  • Developing a balanced portfolio (organic or acquisition) using three horizons in relation to goals
  • Assessing and shaping the value (created and captured) in relation to innovation investment
  • Understanding certainty, timing and risk in the context of innovation portfolio management
  • Understanding the types of innovation to shape the portfolio in relation to strategic importance


The cost of this course is £840 + VAT

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Provider: Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange

The Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange (IKE)

The Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange - Helping Innovators & Companies Grow

The Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange (IKE) is the UK's professional body for innovators. IKE accredits and certifies innovation practices, and influences the inter-relationship between education, business, and government through research and collaborative networks. Their Innovation Manifesto highlights a long-term...

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Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange

Rex House, 4th Floor
4-12 Regent St
SW1Y 4PE London

Reviews by course attendees

Head of DE&S Technology Office, MoD   |   08/05/2017
Excellent! Really helpful blend of theory, application and experience.
Head of Innovation, Severn Trent Water   |   28/04/2017
Fantastic! Virtually, one-to-one. Insights from presenters.
Head of IP & Strategy Panasonic.   |   21/04/2017
Very Powerful tools that I can use immediately! Very authoritative innovation course. Great experience.
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