Introduction to Innovation workshop
This workshop is an introduction to the creativity. It allows trying out a widened vision of innovation in the company and the organizations.
Through awareness, concrete examples and practical workshops we will enter in the integration of innovative thinking and attitude. We will also address the necessity of opening oneself and stepping outside the framework, which is preliminary to the trial and allows taking over a blank space confidently in order to achieve essential objectives for the company’s development.
Objectives of the workshop
Providing the participants with the necessary knowledge related to creativity in the company and the organization. It includes among others the following notions:
- Understanding what is innovation
- Developing one’s competences in the familiarization with creativity and associated attitudes
- Learning to manage the risks, emotions and especially the fear of failure
- Discovering the tools to analyze a problem and orient it toward an innovative vision
- Participants will learn with the help of simple tools to take on a problem in order to change it into an innovative opportunity
Location and dates of the workshop
To be specified according to your needs and availability
Content of the Workshop
Conducted by one of our experts, this workshop aims at looking over the following aspects:
1. Introduction to innovation:
- Defining innovation and understanding its functioning
- Creativity, Innovation and success
- Innovation processes and types
- What does innovation bring to a company/organization
2. Innovation and me:
- Discovering the attitudes/behaviors, which favor creativity
- Opening oneself and exploring the innovation field
- Stepping outside of one’s system or reference framework
- Learning to differentiate the objectives and to formulate a creative objective
3. Innovation and action:
- Discovering how to generate and use one’s emotions
- Analyzing an issue in its environment
- Doing a functional analysis of the issue
- Understanding the risks of a project
- Trying out these notions through small collaborative workshops
Our vocation is to help our clients to create value for the various stakeholders, while providing them with realistic and workable solutions.
To this end, we dispense among others workshops for several years within various types of companies, and that, always with the same motivation and level of commitment. Our objective is always the same, namely providing companies with the necessary knowledge and tools for their development. All our experts have a long academic and/or practical experience and a strong expertise in the concerned field. They are recognized and often referred into their competence field.
This workshop aims at developing your knowledge but it is especially practice oriented and set the ambition to provide you with a methodology that you can apply directly in your daily activities.
Design engineer of watch movement, co-inventor of the Daytona Rolex chronograph, project chief, Michel Sintes occupied various functions in the company, from the design to the organization of projects, as well as facilitation of team building innovation and of training in manufacturing quality.
Business consultants, facilitator and trainer, Michel has developed multiple projects and competences in the health coaching field (naturopath and coach). He created university and company’s trainings in Gestalt Therapy and creativity, in communication and management.
He has designed an original and pragmatic approach to the emotional intelligence and the creative solving of conflicts with the emotional compass.
Founder of the firm Vision Passion Action in Geneva and speaker on these themes, Michel is the creator of the Eco Business Management ®, a support process to excellence based on human being’s functioning, its adaptation and its strategy to face the competition and the environment.
Co-author of “L’innovation à l’ère des réseaux” (collective work) Hermes Sciences Publishing, Londres, 2004,
Co-author of the book “l’art de développer son réseau relationnel” Jouvence editions
Michel Sintes speaks in the companies and universities in Switzerland, France and Africa.
Elvis Gonzalez is the founder of M & BD Consulting. He is an expert in Strategic and Operational Management with over 15 years experience impacting various companies regionally, nationally and globally. An accomplished leader, with vast experience in large groups, SMEs and Startups. His career has led him to work on missions such as: strategic management, new market entry, international development, management of distribution channels, multidimensional positioning, strategic axis and operational implementation.
Elvis has a strong academic background coupled with solid and rich training, both theoretical and practical. He holds a BA in Economics and an MBA in International Management from the University of Geneva. He is also in possession of various Management, Sales & Marketing diplomas and a DES in Strategy and Business Management. In addition, he has strong professional and academic experience in English, backed up with two mother tongues; French and Spanish.
He founded the firm M & BD Consulting to promote a tailored approach. Leading to the optimal solution for a company in a given situation, at a given moment. He envisaged a consulting firm "Motivated by Excellence" with strong values. In order to do so, he relies on a network of consultants and experts who have recognized common values, and share the same vision and motivation for consultation and excellence.
Date: To be specified
Duration: 2 days
Location: Switzerland or abroad
Price: CHF 490 per day and participant
- All the necessary material