Workshops

Hosted by leading companies, our workshops are designed to enable in-depth knowledge exchange and dialogue between attendees, focusing on challenges of their interest and how to implement specific HR and innovation practices in their firms.

Each workshop is attended by 120-180 corporate participants and includes:
Presentations by executive speakers and industry experts
Immersive roundtable discussions on selected topics
Informal networking breaks to build connections

workshops

  • HR-Exclusive Workshops • events specifically for corporate HR professionals on the latest human resource topics
  • Innovation & HR Workshops • events on culture, leadership & agile together with our unique community of corporate innovation executives

Upcoming Events


Innovation Leadership & Agile Culture for Times of Change Leading Innovation during Uncertainty and Transformation – and Cultivating a Nimble and Agile Innovation Culture across the Company to Deal with Disruptions on Multiple Fronts

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Culture & Leadership for Innovation & Customer Centricity Engendering Culture and Leadership for Customer Centric Innovation and for Collaboration and Creativity in an Era of Remote Work and New Ways of Working

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Design Thinking, Lean Startup & Agile Creating an Integrated Innovation Approach and Culture Using Elements of Design Thinking, Lean Startup, and Agile

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Design Thinking: making Design Thinking available to teams inside the firm and co-creating with customers.

Lean Startup: using experimentation and iteration and MVPs – also in asset-heavy industries.

Agile: being agile, and getting people and leaders on board.

Linking the Three Approaches: challenges & limitations of each, and using them in an integrated way to boost innovation in complex firms.

Future-Proof Talent & Performance Management Attracting Great Talent and Cultivating a Diverse, Engaged and Innovative Workforce to Drive a High-Performance Culture

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Culture of Intrapreneurship & Customer Orientation Propagating Design Thinking, Lean Startup, and a Customer Centric Mindset for Disruptive Innovation and Experimentation

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Business Model Innovation & Agile Organization Creating New (Digital) Business Models and Building an Agile Organization and Culture for the Age of Digitalization and Uncertainty

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Business Model Innovation: innovating beyond the core, finding & validating new business models, encouraging new ideas and startups from within.

Agile Organization and Culture: large-scale agile transformation in a multinational company, becoming fast and adaptive to compete in the Chinese context and ecosystem, supporting leaders in making the shift to an agile mindset, and spreading agile culture through storytelling and agility coaches.

Change Management & Culture Transformation The Role of HR in Enabling a New Culture, Organizational Design, and Leadership Principles for Agility, Customer Centricity, Resilience, and Purpose-Driven Work

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People, Culture & Leadership for Digital Transformation Implementing an Agile Culture for a Digital World, Enabling People and Talent to Thrive, Training Leaders, and Adopting a Mindset of Fail, Learn, and Trust

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SiemensThe Internet of Humans: Why People Matter in IoT Transformations
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Roundtable Discussion I: Insights and challenges on people, culture, leadership, and agility for digital transformation

AirbusBuilding Digital Businesses: Lessons Learned on Culture and People Competencies Required for Success
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CovestroA Digital Transformation Journey: How to Enter a Completely New Area within a Conservative Industry
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Volvo CarsDriving Agile Transformation with Behavior Change and Early Adopters
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Roundtable Discussion II: 1) Tools & Games for Ideation and Innovation in Teams (moderated by Adidas); 2) Selection of topics

WärtsiläDriving Digital Transformation through Culture – and Implications for Leadership
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Panel and Plenary Sharing

Drinks on the premises


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People, Culture and Leadership for Digital Transformation: Creating a Smart Technology Culture with Five Dimensions • Scaling the IoT Transformation by Focusing on the Role of People • Training Senior Leaders to Enable Them to Become Supporters of the Digital Transformation • Developing Leadership Models by Identifying Core Traits & Business-Specific Skillsets • Starting the Transformation with a Core Group of Enthusiasts and Senior Leaders – and Then Consolidating • Leveraging Grassroots Initiatives & Consolidating to Formulate and Implement Strategy • Changing Rules and Removing Rigidities to Enable Talent to Thrive • Building the Right Digital and Business Capabilities & Initiating the Right Digital Projects • Building Digital Businesses – from Platforms to Solutions and Monetizing Assets

Implementing Agile for Digital Transformation: Building the “Fail, Learn and Trust” Environment for Innovation • Fostering Adoption of Agile by Changing Behaviors & Getting Leadership on Board • Managing the Interface Between Agile and Non-Agile Teams • Driving Change by Working with Early Adopters to Reach Critical Mass

Culture of Design Thinking & Innovation Instilling Design Thinking, Experimentation, and Agility into the Organization – and Rethinking Management Principles

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Volvo GroupApplying Design Thinking in a Satellite Hub and Contributing to the Transformation of the Volvo Group
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Stanford UniversityDancing With Ambiguity: What Every Company Tries Desperately to Avoid
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Roundtable Discussion I: Insights and challenges on Innovation Culture & Design Thinking

AmazonApplying Human Centered Design in the Car and Balancing Safety and Engagement
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NikeThe Role of Agile Program Management for Bringing in Design Thinking Principles and Innovation to the Organization
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IntuitDesigning for Agile Delight! Customer Obsessed and Data Driven Innovation
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Roundtable Discussion II: 1) Exercise on Design for Delight and Measuring Agility in the Organization; 2) Selection of topics

Samsung NEXTReorienting The Design Thinking & Making Process for a Stronger Customer Journey
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PhilipsDefining the Roles of Multidisciplinary “Design Thinkers” and Full Stack Designers in the Process of Applying Human Centered Design Principles at Philips
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Implementing Inclusive and User-Centric Methodologies • Finding Ambassadors to Diffuse Design Thinking Throughout the Organization  • Leveraging and Balancing Waterfall and Agile for User-Centric Solutions • Seeking Diverse Perspectives to Generate New Ideas • Creating Prototypes Early and Iterating Based on User Feedback • Using a Variety of Design Thinking Tools to Understand Consumer Needs & Journeys • Integrating Innovation Practices in Agile Implementation • Using NeuroDesign to Re-Design Teams’ Thinking and Performance • Navigating and Aligning with a Vast Number of Teams and Functions • Implementing a Four-Stage People-Centric Approach for Smart & Value-Creating Solutions • Design for Delight Process – From Deep Empathy to Rapid Experiments with Customers • Increasing Capacity & Speed of Design Sprints and Reviews • Slowly Evolving from a Design Service Function to Strategic Integration • Positioning a Design Thinking Mindset Versus Process-Thinking Within the Core Organization while Embracing Ambiguity

Working Lean & Agile and Attracting Digital Talent Creating a Lean & Agile Culture with MVP Experiments – and Attracting Talented Software Engineers with the Right Infrastructure and Opportunities

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Culture of Transformation, Resilience & Collaboration Engaging and Empowering the Workforce for Innovation & Digitalization, Breaking Down Silos, and Using Innovation for Resilience to External Shocks (e.g. Corona)

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Transforming Culture for Agility, Trust and Purpose Agile at Scale for the Digital Era; The Role of Trust & Psychological Safety in Agile & Innovative Organizations; Instilling Purpose to Build a Sustainable Future

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EricssonLeading Towards Business Agility
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Manchester Business SchoolCreating the Environment for Innovation Through Agile Leadership: Learning, Experimentation and Collaboration to Innovate in an Age of Uncertainty
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Roundtable Discussion I: 1) 8 ways to scale agile; 2) Insights and challenges in leadership for innovation, agile and transformation; 3) Selection of topics

Thales‘Transformation’ – Lessons From Experience; A Systemic View and the Role of Leadership in Complex Organisations
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BoschAgile Transformation Journey: Establishing New Ways of Leadership, Collaboration and Organization
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Roundtable Discussion II: 1) Applying the systemic approach, exercise by Adrian Terry; 2) How to find the right approach, exercise by Hendrik Esser; 3) Selection of topics

BPDriving Agility and New Ways of Working for Digital Transformation – and Adapting Leadership Principles
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ContinentalTaking a Holistic and Purpose- Driven Approach to Transformation, Adapting Leadership Principles, and Driving Agile
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Previous Events


Agile & Lean Startup Culture Transforming Established Firms into Agile and Innovative Organizations with a Mindset of Experimentation and New Growth

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GE, Volkswagen, Bayer, Lufthansa, Manchester Univ.

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GETransforming a Behemoth – Changing Course and Culture, and Implementing Lean Beyond the Factory Floor
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Alliance Manchester Business SchoolHow Agile Leadership Can Transform Your Business: A Blueprint for Change in Our Digital Age
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Roundtable Discussion I: 1) 8 ways to scale agile; 2) Selection of topics

Volkswagen Ideation:HubWorking Agile in a Non-Agile Environment: Setting Up Cross-Functional Teams and Combining with Design Sprints and Lean Startup
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Roundtable Discussion II: 1) 8 ways to scale agile; 2) Selection of topics

BayerThe Journey in Adopting Lean and Agile, Building Networks of Coaches and Ambassadors, Changing the Culture, and Driving Intrapreneurship
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Panel and Plenary Sharing, with feedback from exercises

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Lufthansa GroupPost-workshop session: Acting Agile in a Corporate World - A New Perspective on Collaboration Enacted with Improv
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Agile: Bringing Agile Ways of Working to a Non-Agile Environment • Ten Key Transformational Steps for the Agile Journey • Developing Agile Teams as Step Towards Corporate Agility • Creating Practical Agile Leadership Principles from Best-In- Class Businesses and Leaders • Scaling Agile across Different Cultures • Overcoming Barriers to Agility and Becoming a More Agile Leader • Building an Outcome-Focused Agile Business That Is Innovative and Customer Centric • Adapting to Ever-Changing Competitive Conditions

Lean Startup, Design Thinking and Agile: Sequencing Design Thinking and Lean Startup by Identifying Problems, Building Prototypes, and Using Build-Measure-Learn Loops • Using an Integrative Approach, Combining Design Thinking, Lean Startup and Agile • Using Agile and Lean to Provide Context to Projects • Basing Design Thinking Process on Product Backlog with Epics and User Stories

Exercise: 8 ways to scale agile, and how to become a more agile leader.

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