Welcome to Innovation Day!

Enhance your Innovation Know-How


Innovation Day

Everyone is talking about innovations and agrees that new ideas are essential for companies. Astonishingly enough, very often there is only little know-how, in which way innovations emerge precisely and how creative processes in companies can specifically enhanced.

During this day, we open up our tool box of the training to become an innovation coach and provide the participants with a complete overview as to all important parts of successful innovation culture including the question: How do I fortify my own innovation power?

Target group

The Innovation Day is recommended for all persons who would like to support innovation culture in the company and obtain a practical overview in a short period of time.

The event is particularly interesting for executives, HR managers, engineers and marketing managers but also for all other members of staff, who are enthusiastic about innovation. Many practical examples, tools and comprehensive documentation are the basis for an intensive day full of exciting learning experiences.

After Innovation Day
  • you will know how innovations emerge
  • you are able to give new inspiration for colleagues and executives as to the subject of innovation
  • you will know the factors influencing innovation culture
  • you will have learned techniques, in order to develop new ideas
  • you will know how design thinking works
  • you will have trained your own creative skills
  • you will know how rooms are equipped, in which creative solutions are developed
  • you will have met many persons who are enthusiastic about innovation
The Day in detail
  • The big Why? For which reason do we need ideas?
  • What do innovative companies do differently?
  • Beyond mediocrity - how do disruptive innovations emerge?
  • Design thinking – hype or revolution?
  • More than brainstorming: creativity techniques, which will really work
  • Team creativity: thinking together for better ideas
  • The 4 core questions as to developing ideas
  • New ideas by new perspectives
  • Quick assessment of ideas
  • New idea or new business model?
  • Creating open spaces in thinking
  • Real rooms, in which ideas are developed
  • Useful parts of an innovation room
  • Design office tour
  • Promoting creativity in companies
  • How to handle typical barriers
  • How does innovation culture emerge?
  • Open Innovation – how does it work?
  • Culture starts from the top – how to activate the management
  • Many examples from innovation projects
Our services
  • 8 hours of applicable innovation know-how (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
  • Practical knowledge from top speaker Christian Buchholz
  • Comprehensive documentation for taking notes, reading, sharing for the execution in practice
  • Opportunity for individual questions and intensive exchange
  • The inspirational atmosphere of a design location
  • A detailed participation certificate
  • Two coffee breaks with snacks • Lunch at the Living Kitchen
  • During the day: all soft drinks during the workshop are included

Your investment: 349,- EUR (+ 19% VAT).

OFFER: Early birds will pay only 299,- EUR (+ 19% VAT) until 4 weeks before the beginning of the workshop.

The speaker

Christian Buchholz is a renowned top expert as to the subjects of management and innovation. As innovation coach and international management trainer, he already worked in 21 countries and is a two-time winner of the International German Training Award (in 2011 and in 2013). In 2014, he was granted the LIFO-Award and he is a member of the renowned German Speakers Association.

The training to become an innovation coach, which Christian Buchholz developed in 2012 together with the well-known innovation expert Benno van Aerssen, did not only win the training award in 2013, but among experts it is regarded as source of know-how for future innovation professionals.

Events

Innovation Day | (1 day)

Events

31.08.2017 - Wien
29.09.2017 - Hannover
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You will find the upcoming events here in a few days.

The Location

The Innovation Day will take place in cooperation with the DESIGN OFFICES, the creative location for innovative events. You may choose between 7 different dates and locations of Design Office in Germany.

Design Offices is a young company, which offers perfect rooms for modern everyday working life throughout Germany. Intelligent meeting rooms for productive team work, inspiring ambience for creative meetings and events as well as flexible offices with lifestyle philosophy.

Experience during the Innovation Day in the DESIGN OFFICES the positive effect of a special working ambience on innovation performance.

verrocchio Notes

Are you willing to make yourself familiar with new innovation methods? Are you wondering what the job of an Innovation Coach looks like? Are you willing to be up-to-date as to the subject of innovation?

We will send you hand-picked innovation know-how in the monthly verrocchio Notes. Free of charge and geared to practice. At first hand from Benno van Aerssen and Christian Buchholz, the founders of verrocchio Institute.

Just fill in the form, send it to us and confirm the response e-mail - that's how easy you will become a recipient.

By the way: We don't like spam mails and, certainly, neither do you. For this reason, your data will be safe with us and we will never pass them on to third parties.