Innovation Management Academy (IMA) aims to help you answer the three most important questions when it comes to innovation: why innovate, what to innovate and how to innovate.

To survive and thrive in the complexity of today’s business world means to change the ways your company manages innovation.  


Shared understanding of how to manage innovation in corporations.

Answers to what are the necessary preconditions to make innovating within a company become a part of a mindset and everyday way of

Principles, tools and methods to strengthen the capabilities of those who deal with innovation.

New business model
design and innovation practices.

Ways to create better
entrepreneurial environment for those who want to take a chance and turn their ideas into businesses, that way changing their organization for the better.

Opportunities to exchange experiences and good practices with peers who are on the same mission, albeit in a different company and industry.

Why innovate and how to beat the innovation paradox.
Discover why innovating became an imperative and what does it take to transform your company so it could respond to the business challenges of the new age.

Working with startups.
Discover the startup mindset, methodologies and tools and what exactly does it take to innovate at the speed of a startup, but also how to join forces with the startups in order to innovate better and faster.

Developing innovation ecosystem.
The innovation ecosystem is a precondition for long-term sustainable innovation. Discover the principles of building both effective and efficient innovation ecosystem.

Mapping the open innovation ecosystem.
Learn how to map the ecosystem which should serve as a platform for creating market value through cooperation with users, partners, competitors and other innovation community stakeholders.

Mapping the portfolio and innovation thesis.
In order to successfully manage innovations, your company must have a clearly defined innovation thesis that is aligned with the overall business strategy, and in order to define it, you have to properly map the portfolio of your existing products and services.

Design Thinking, Lean startup methodology and Agile.
Three main methodologies, detailed and explained, that will help you create and sustain your lean innovation framework.

Innovation readiness.
Before acting on an idea, it is important to determine whether the company is ready to push it forward and whether the market is ready to accept a new product or service, which is why there are certain tools that can help determine the innovation readiness.

Corporate startup - from an idea to a sustainable business model.
An idea, be it good or bad to begin with, needs to go through an iterative process, from creating, to testing, pivoting or scaling. Learn how to develop, implement and carry out the ideas that will open a way to new business models.

Innovation models.
A lot of people mistakenly claims that a company is either innovative or not, and many disregard the fact that there are multiple ways to innovate - discover the innovation models and determine which one is best suited for your company.

Corporate innovators and intrapreneurs - how to develop skills and design an innovative organization.
Innovation is not everyone’s job in organization, but is should be everyone’s opportunity. Learn how to encourage innovation culture and why it is important to develop people first, before making products.

November 23
10am – 2pm
November 26
700 EUR* (excl. VAT)
(* Early Bird until October 22 – 500 EUR)


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