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Innovation and Strategy

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  • Time

    3:00 PM – 6:30 PM EST

  • Length

    4 consecutive days

  • Cost

    $2,150

  • Registration Deadline

    September 20, 2021

  • Time

    8:30 AM – 4:30 PM EST

  • Length

    2 consecutive days

  • Cost

    $2,895

  • Registration Deadline

    November 29, 2021

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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 online 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 online 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 digital 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

Note: All program content will be delivered live and will not be recorded.

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.

September Schedule

Day 1

• The Strategic Imperative for Innovation

Day 2

• Innovation Methodologies & Frameworks

Day 3

• Lean Start-Up Workshop & Debrief

Day 4

• Innovation Leadership in Practice

*This schedule is subject to change.

Program Details

In order to ensure the health and safety of all participants, staff, and instructors, we have implemented Return-to-Campus Guidelines. Please be sure to review these guidelines regularly for the latest information.

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…

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With participants from more than 100 different countries and a variety of industries, Harvard Professional Development Programs provide you the opportunity to gain fresh perspectives and unique insights as you learn alongside peers with similar roles who face like business challenges.

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