Top Innovation Tools
While that one perfect gadget may not yet exist, this course will expose you to a set of tools that can help feed your company’s innovation pipeline. In this special innovation event, NewNorth Center will discuss the process for facilitating innovation and top tools available to increase effectiveness through specific stages.
Date and Time
Friday, June 14, 2013 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
1 State Rd, Newaygo, MI 49337
$85/person ($950 value)
$65/person (3 or more from the same company)
8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:45 Introductions & Overview
9:00 Fuzzy Definitions:
Illustrates the importance of clarity
9:15 Semantics - Setting the Groundwork for the Day
9:30 Creative Sequence - DNA:
Observation, Investigation, Incubation, Solution, Decision and Validation
Business model visualization
12:30 Deep Dive: Random to Relevant (Divergent/Convergent Thinking)
The process of taking many ideas to one
1:30 Selling Innovation:
Selling your ideas internally
Selling up with a real product
2:45 Insights, AhHa's and Closing Comments
NewNorth Center is a non-profit, hybrid education and business institution that provides paths to accelerated growth opportunities through the use of innovation practices. NNC has developed proven, innovation-focused curriculum for entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses and corporations of all sizes and markets. From in-depth, year-long programs to intense, revitalizing workshops, creative assets can be leveraged to move businesses and products from ideation to commercialization.
1 State Rd, Newaygo, MI
|Date:||6/14/2013 8:00 AM