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Innovation and Strategy

All Start Dates

  • Time

    8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET

  • Length

    2 consecutive days

  • Cost

    $2,895

  • Registration Deadline

    March 28, 2022

  • Time

    8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET

  • Length

    2 consecutive days

  • Cost

    $2,895

  • Registration Deadline

    May 30, 2022

  • Time

    11:00 AM – 2:30 PM ET

  • Length

    Every Tuesday for 4 weeks

  • Cost

    $2,150

  • Registration Deadline

    July 26, 2022

  • Time

    8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET

  • Length

    2 consecutive days

  • Cost

    $2,895

  • Registration Deadline

    September 5, 2022

  • Time

    8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET

  • Length

    2 consecutive days

  • Cost

    $2,895

  • Registration Deadline

    November 2, 2022

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Strengthen your organization’s capacity to drive innovation and achieve greater results.

What You'll Learn

Today’s top companies succeed by making innovation a fundamental part of their strategy. As the pace of change continues to increase and the threat of disruption becomes the new normal, companies need to have a focused and effective approach to innovation. Apple, Amazon, Intuit, and other industry leaders continue to build breakthroughs—strategies that reshape markets, deliver greater value at a lower cost, redefine channels, and force competitors to scramble.

In this program, you’ll examine the frameworks that market-leading companies use to build innovation into their business approach. Through interactive group exercises and real-world examples, you’ll learn how to drive innovation and develop winning strategies for your organization. The program emphasizes tangible, practical content which can be immediately deployed in your organization.

Program Benefits

  • Build innovation into the strategy development process
  • Design innovative, go-to-market strategies that create value for customers and fuel growth
  • Learn how to orient your business for speed in order to secure a competitive advantage
  • Identify and exploit new markets that are uncontested
  • Apply creative strategies to market your business offerings
  • Earn a Certificate of Participation from the Harvard Division of Continuing Education

Topics Covered

  • Exploring the habits of today’s “new innovators” and corporate innovation structures
  • Hiring and partnering for successful innovation
  • Bringing diverse talent together to spark new ideas
  • Fostering innovative strategies, eliminating obstacles, and managing risk
  • Ensuring that innovation remains a strategic priority
  • Driving innovation across the organization
  • Crafting the optimal metrics and setting the right expectations on which to be measured
  • Navigating the organizational challenges inherent in innovation programs in established companies

Who Should Enroll

This program is appropriate for managers from any industry who want to improve their organization’s capacity to formulate and implement innovative strategies. It is equally suited for professionals from established companies who want to develop new revenue sources or from startups launching new offerings. Participants should have a basic understanding of marketing and financial principles.

April Schedule

Day 1
• The Strategic Imperative for Innovation
• Innovation Methodologies & Frameworks

Day 2
• Lean Start-Up Workshop & Debrief
• Innovation Leadership in Practice

June Schedule

Day 1
• The Strategic Imperative for Innovation
• Innovation Methodologies & Frameworks

Day 2
• Lean Start-Up Workshop & Debrief
• Innovation Leadership in Practice

September Schedule

Day 1
• The Strategic Imperative for Innovation
• Innovation Methodologies & Frameworks

Day 2
• Lean Start-Up Workshop & Debrief
• Innovation Leadership in Practice

November Schedule

Day 1
• The Strategic Imperative for Innovation
• Innovation Methodologies & Frameworks

Day 2
• Lean Start-Up Workshop & Debrief
• Innovation Leadership in Practice

Instructor

  • Phil Swisher

    Phil Swisher

    Phil Swisher is the founder and CEO of Trevian Wealth Management, a firm that focuses on optimizing the personal finances of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial corporate executives. Swisher is one of 12 experts who advise the…

Instructor

  • Phil Swisher

    Phil Swisher

    Phil Swisher is the founder and CEO of Trevian Wealth Management, a firm that focuses on optimizing the personal finances of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial corporate executives. Swisher is one of 12 experts who advise the…

Instructor

  • Areen Shahbari

    Areen Shahbari

    Areen Shahbari has over 15 years of corporate, business training, and consulting experience, working with local and international companies, governments, and NGOs. She is the CEO of Shahbari Training & Consultancy, an instructor at Harvard…

Instructor

  • Phil Swisher

    Phil Swisher

    Phil Swisher is the founder and CEO of Trevian Wealth Management, a firm that focuses on optimizing the personal finances of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial corporate executives. Swisher is one of 12 experts who advise the…

Instructor

  • Phil Swisher

    Phil Swisher

    Phil Swisher is the founder and CEO of Trevian Wealth Management, a firm that focuses on optimizing the personal finances of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial corporate executives. Swisher is one of 12 experts who advise the…

Certificate of Leadership Excellence in Strategy and Innovation for Senior Leaders

Harvard Professional Development Program’s Certificates of Leadership Excellence (CLE) are designed for leaders with the desire to enhance their business acumen, challenge current thinking and expand their leadership skills.  

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