GROWTH BOOT CAMP

 

INTRODUCING

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COURSE: STRATEGIC GROWTH THROUGH INNOVATION

VENN is partnering with the place we call home – the Columbus Idea Foundry to create VENN ACADEMY. This new approach to executive education will deliver an innovative executive education experience like no other, at the state of the art innovation space located in Columbus’s newest creative hub, Franklinton.

Our three-day course is collaborative, hands on and team oriented. We infuse both a strategic planning and innovation competency into individuals and teams. Our mix of academics and corporate leaders combine theory and practice to provide students with both the theoretical and real world knowledge required to develop differentiated growth strategies, high impact positioning  statements and an effective processes for innovation.

WHEN: SPRING, 2018

WHERE: 421 W. State Street, Columbus

COST: $1500 per student.  Teams of five:  $7,000

TEAM & GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE

SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTER: www.venngrowth.com

 
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TEAM PROJECTS &

 

APPLIED LEARNING EXPERIENCES

DAY 1

SETTING THE STRATEGY

Growth strategy is the foundation of any effective innovation plan. Unfortunately too many organizations approach these vital business competencies as two separate issues.  The learning objective for day one of this course is to provide an understanding of the process, tools and frameworks for developing an effective growth strategy.

Day one will be comprised of both theory and practice, including critical discussion of what constitutes “good strategy” and “bad strategy”.

DAY 2

INNOVATING THE OFFER

The second day of the course is focused on how to infuse an innovation competency into both individuals and organizations. Leveraging learning from the preceding day’s focus on strategic planning for growth, day two will discuss the value creation, value capture and value delivery mechanism required to successfully innovate. This includes an overview of the design thinking process, disruptive innovation theory and frameworks and processes for managing an innovation portfolio including risk measurement and measurement.  

DAY 3

APPLYING THE LEARNING

Day three begins the prior evening with a boot camp session where the instructors and a team of accomplished advisors counsel teams as they apply the learning to their specific projects. This process continues into day three culminating in “shark tank – like presentations with our innovation and strategy experts. Each team leaves not only with a core understanding of strategy and innovation but also with specific feedback and action recommendations for projects that are in development.   

 

 
 
 

DR. MICHAEL LEIBLEIN
Professor, Fisher College of Business Ohio State

MICHAEL BILLS
Partner VENN. Inst. Ohio State, former President - Fitch, RPA

EUGENIA ERLIJ
Partner, VENN,
former McKinsey strategist. 

DAN FINKLEMAN
Former CMO, Alliance Data
EUP, L Brands
Partner, McKinsey & CO

 

DR. KARENWRUCK
Professor, Fisher College of Business
Ohio State

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CHRISTOPHER CELESTE
Founder, Hatch Partners,
Serial Entreprenuer