As someone responsible for running corporate innovation program, you understand that innovation is not easy. It demands a culture that encourages taking risks, embracing failure, fostering creativity, and promoting a learning mindset. It also requires a supporting system that provides the necessary resources, tools, and infrastructure to facilitate innovation. Navigating through the complexities of the innovation process demands a thoughtful and structured approach, along with a willingness to adapt and iterate along the way.
CIAS can help you navigate these complexities and provide the support, expertise, and resources you need to succeed. As a corporate innovation consultant, we can work with you to identify areas for improvement, provide guidance and training, and offer tools and resources that will help you achieve your innovation goals.
Please refer to the innovation journey map below to identify challenges and potential solutions.
Limited understanding and a lack of culture that supports exploration and creativity cause employees to hesitate to innovate. Companies must ignite their employees' passion for innovation to overcome these challenges.
At this stage of the journey, CIAS can support your organization by providing company-wide seminars and competition, game-based learning activities, and experiential training intervention aimed at igniting employees' passion for innovation.
Innovation is complex and often challenging, with many initiatives failing due to employees' lack of necessary skills and knowledge. Companies must provide employees access to training, coaching, and experts. Otherwise they would struggle and may become demotivated.
At this stage of the journey, CIAS can support your organization by offering a range of workshop programs that vary in duration from half a day to three days. These workshops cover topics such as design thinking, agile development and execution, innovator thinking skills, leaders as innovation coaches, ambidextrous innovation, innovation tactics, and hybrid working models.
Creating innovations that produce tangible results and impact the organization can be challenging without collaboration, resources, and support. A lack of systemic support, tools, and guidance can hinder the innovation process for employees.
At this stage of the journey, CIAS can support your organization with pre-packaged or tailored coaching and consulting services. The program durations vary from 1 to 9 months, depending on the complexity and desired outcomes. The programs include On the Job Innovating, Design Thinking Plus, Strategic Design Thinking, and Innovation Project 360.
Scaling innovation from a small pilot project to full-scale implementation is often challenging due to a lack of strategic direction and management support. The absence of a supportive system and culture of innovation can also make it difficult for successful innovation projects to achieve their full potential.
At this stage of the journey, CIAS can support your organization with tailored consulting services. The program durations vary from 1 to 9 months, depending on the complexity and desired outcomes. The programs include Leading Strategic Innovation, Building Innovation Culture and Corporate Innovation Management.