HOW FINANCE CAN ACCELERATE INNOVATION
Learn from experienced practitioners how to accelerate the innovation potential of your organization and sharpen your skills to innovate during this two-day intensive training program. You don’t only bring the finance function in an improved business partner situation, you also develop the skills to innovate within the finance function yourself.
Within the constantly evolving business ecosystem, it is essential to understand your organization’s innovation potential. How do you identify strategic opportunities and develop breakthrough business ideas? How to turn ideas into attractive product and service concepts? Disruption is the new normal and the speed with which changes take effect is increasing daily. How does your company stay competitive in such circumstances? By innovating at a rapid pace and by searching for and implementing new business ideas. As a CFO, you’re wondering how to approach the process to improve long-term performance?
This training gives you the insights and tools to manage, adjust, develop and implement effective innovation processes. You will also learn more about how you can best tackle culture innovation within your company. You get access to recognized techniques to create value adding business concepts. Effective innovation requires entrepreneurial and creative skills, an innovation toolset and solid knowledge on innovation management. After all, innovation is a process that must be managed properly to create growth and profitability.
• Identify the mechanisms that lead to transformation and disruption
• Learn to anticipate changes within and outside your company
• Be inspired to develop your own vision of innovation
• Formulate an action plan to innovate the core business
• Find the balance between internal and external or open innovation
• What mindset and skills are expected from an innovation leader?
ABOUT THE FACULTY
Sergio Barbarino is an R&D Research Fellow at the Procter & Gamble Brussels Innovation Center where he leads the P&G C+D (open innovation) team. Sergio is also the Chairperson of ALICE, the EU Innovation Platform for Logistic aimed at realizing the Physical Internet. He is visiting professor at the Ecole des Mines de Paris, the City University of London, Laval University Quebec, Solvay Brussels School, Georgiatech and Purdue