About the Course

How can organizations survive and thrive in our globalised, internet speed world where revolution is the norm? Innovation over the last 20 years was about technology and its application in order to reduce cost. Today, it’s about taking corporate organizations built for efficiency and rewiring them for creativity and growth. This 1 day session provides executives with the organizational and management tools needed to lead their organizations to inventive success.

The New Innovation Game

  • Three eras of work
  • Lean, Agile and the Flexible Production era
  • How a project mentality of innovation
  • loses organizations Rbillions

Playing the Game

  • Effectively managing innovation Risk
  • Venture capital project approach
  • Kanban
  • Scrum
  • Lean

Economics of the Innovation game

  • Take an economic view
  • Actively Manage Queues
  • Exploit Variability
  • Reduce Batch Size
  • Apply WIP Constraints
  • Control Flow: Cadence and Synchronization
  • Apply Fast Feedback
  • Decentralize Control

Scaling and Governing the game

  • Self organization and teams
  • Organizational structure – from bureaucratic to functional to matrix to units of innovation
  • Decentralised decision making and innovative excellence
  • Applied game theory in organizations


R 5 500.00 ex VAT per delegates


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