INNOVATION PROGRAM

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Models

From start-up to entrepreneurship. Building the business world of tomorrow

PROGRAM
DESCRIPTION

Constant innovation and technological milestones make our world move faster than ever before. Technology is everywhere challenging the status quo and creating new opportunities and business models. Tapping into these new opportunities can be overwhelming and mind-blowing at the same time.

Traditional innovation models need to be updated to cope with this new level of change. Entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial approach to new business discovery have proven to be delivering results that can change everything whilst being a lean and cost-efficient approach in the implementation.

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KEY-FACTS

For Organisations

  • Duration: Formats from 2 days up to 5 weeks available
  • Style: Lectures & Workshops
  • Location: GILT Frankfurt or Barcelona Campus or off campus at any location
  • Participants: For up to 20 participants
  • GILT certification at the end of the program

For Individuals

  • Duration: 5 weeks full-time program
  • Style: Lectures & Workshops
  • Location: GILT Frankfurt or Barcelona Campus
  • Intake: Every April and November
  • Participants: Maximum 30 participants
  • GILT certification at the end of the program

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

# 1

CONTEXT UNDERSTANDING

Learn what makes an entrepreneur and what path entrepreneurs follow.

# 2

BUSINESS MODEL DISCOVERY

Understand how to discover new business opportunities and models.

# 3

BUSINESS MODEL DESIGN

Build a new business model and use fittings to match offers with the market.

# 4

TOOLS & METHODES

Get a holistic toolkit to work like an entrepreneur.

# 5

CRITICAL THINKING

Learn about validation tools and how to iterate quickly based on a customer centric approach.

# 6

FINANCING A VENTURE

Learn how to finance a venture and how to survive the first months.

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

  • Entrepreneurship 101: Foundations of Entrepreneurship
  • The Entrepreneurial Mindset: Convergent and Divergent Thinking
  • Entrepreneurship Compared to Traditional Innovation Models
  • Entrepreneurial Tools and Methods
  • The Lean Startup Approach
  • Creativity and the Brain: Cognitive Patterns of Being Creative
  • Creativity Tools and Methods
  • Ideation 101: Generating Ideas
  • Customer Centric Validation Of Ideas
  • Opportunity and Risk Management
  • Business Models: Traditional vs. Digital
  • The Business Model Funnel: From Idea to Launch
  • The Venture Pyramide: Iterating the Business Model
  • Testing and Validating With Prototypes and MVPs
  • Scaling Business Models
  • Business Model Patterns and Factors of Success
  • Venture Financing and Cash Management

MORE THAN A PROGRAM

  • A holistic educational program design
  • Learning in beautiful and inspiring locations that are designed for learning
  • A broad variety of activities throughout the program not just lectures from the front
  • Tailor-made program materials
  • Bonding and bounding team-building activities
  • Additional virtual classroom and collaboration platform
  • Activation of all participants to become lifelong learners and curious leaders of change
  • Enhancement of the ability to cope with highly complex business situations for all participants
  • Raised competences in management leadership and technology
  • Understanding of philosophical contemplation to tackle the big challenges
  • Access to events and networks through our alumni and partner network

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

Professionals with decision-making responsibilities affecting their organization.

(Innovation) Managers that are looking to further their career to a position involving more leadership attributes.

Future leaders who have been identified and put on a talent-track.

Aspiring Entrepreneurs or Intrapreneurs.

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

The GILT ILP (Individual Learning Proposition) puts the participant in focus and adapts to every participants individual needs at any time. Participants will not only learn, but also learn how to teach in a variety of formats including:

Seminars, Lectures & Keynotes
Workshops, Simulations & Case Studies
Collaboration sessions (e.g. Socratic Debates)
Leadership and Personal Development Sessions
Team Activities (e.g. cooking session or hiking)
Interdisciplinary Sparks (e.g. teach something you are good at)