• Innova Innovation

     

    Building businesses through innovation training and support

     

    Welcome to Innova Innovation, the global innovation training company. We work with ambitious enterprises and individuals who are keen to build their business and innovation capacity.

     

    Innova Innovation offers bespoke innovation workshops introducing tools and techniques for Innovation. Led by 3 key innovation experts, we have worked with over 400 companies since 2012 and work with a wide range of sector experts to build and deliver effective workshops.Our bespoke innovation workshops span a range of topics and are tailored to the needs of the audience

     

    At Innova Innovation our vision is to make innovation accessible, practical and open to all, our unqiue approach offers practical, participative workshops allowing participants to try out tools and techniques for systematic innovation. These tools are shared so that they can be used beyond the workshop

     

    We deliver workshops and individual consultations for a range of Public Sector and Private Sector clients. We work across all sectors with strong experience in the Manufacturing, Food & Drink, Tourism, Digital / Creative and Life Science Sector.

  • What we do.

    Innovation Workshops introducing tools and techniques for systematic innovation 

    Workshops 

    We offer a range of workshops introducing Innovation tools and techniques, Our expert team use a range of tools and models that clients can easily apply in their own enterprise. These are presented in interactive sessions focussed on developing Action Plans for business growth and development after the workshops.

     

    Our workshops are typically delivered over 1 - 2 days or as a series. Follow up support is an integral part of our offering to help clients apply the tools in their own companies. 

     

    We use a proprietary 5 cubed Methodology, offering 5 key topics, 5 core learnings and 5 tools that participants can take away from the workshop and use in the context of their own business. . 

    Strategy 

    We work with individuals groups and enterprises to build and grow their business or ideas. We work to understand the challenges facing the organisation both on an individual level and in the context of their markets. We work in collaboration to generate action plans that propel company growth. 

     

    We have worked with many steering groups, Business Improvement Groups and Economic Development initiatives to help establish clear plans and strategies for growth. Examples include Tourism strategy workshops for Key Destinations, Food Trail Development, Capacity and Footfall Driving. 

  • Examples of our workshops.

    Building Businesses through Innovation, Strategy and Internationalisation

    Building Business through NPD and Collaborations 

    One of our most popular workshop topics across a range of sectors. These workshops offer practical tools and support to help businesses build their offering through new product development and collaborations.

     

    Key areas of focus include knowing your customer, Identifying needs and opportunities, Ideation, Idea Evaluation, Planning and Action. To date we have delivered over 30 of these workshops across Food and Drink, Tourism and Digital and Creative sectors 

    Introducing New Product Development Processes 

    This workshop targets enterprises who are keen to adopt a more formal approach to Innovation management and execution in house. 

     

    It introduces a range of tools and the concept of a stage gate process for Innovation management. Tools and techniques are introduced for each stage of this process. This 1 day workshop gives participants an accessible and replicable model to drive and use NPD processes in their own business.

    Introducing the Business Model Canvas Workshop

    A workshop introducing the Business Model Canvas and a practical guide to help business use this for growth and development.

     

    A practical, hands on workshop helping people try out the canvas and understand the various elements to build their own business models. Many participants have remarked that this workshop helped them fully understand the canvas and how to use it going forward.   

     

    Moving from Commodity to High Value Products 

    A workshop looking at how companies in commodotised industries/ product areas can create and capture value through Systematic Innovation Tools and Techniques 

     

    This workshop has been delivered to a range of manufacturing companies to help them identify points of value and differentiation they can target to enhance global competitiveness  

  • Meet the Team 

    Meet our key Innovation Experts - Click on images to visit Linkedin profiles 

    Karine Burns

    Joanne Hagerty

    Rowan Norrie 

  • Our Approach

    Easy, fun and interactive learning 

    Tool and Methods for Impactful Learning 

    We believe learning should be easy, fun, interactive and always lead to action. Developed with our partners we use a Five Cubed Methodology in our workshops to cover 5 key themes, introduce 5 practical tools and give participants 5 key learnings to take away and apply in their businesses. We have also developed a proprietary readiness tool to help clients establish their innovation baseline and identify areas where further support is required. 

     

    Some of the feedback from our workshops 

     

     

    I don’t think I stopped talking all the way home; I just had so many new ideas in my head.”

     

    “We attended an Innova Innovation workshop as we were developing some new products in-house. The workshop helped us refine our marketing of these and extend our offering  to new markets."

     

    “The workshops really moved forward my thinking on a development project we have been considering for some time, I shared and used some of the tools with our senior management on my return to the office.”

     

    " I attended a business model workshop some years ago and enjoyed learning about the ideas but after this workshop I truly understand how to use it."

     

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