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Innovation Driven by Intrapreneurial Employees

Intrapreneur (n)

A manager within a company who promotes innovative product development and marketing

Empower your employees to innovate

by providing them  

a platform, skills, processes and

the right tools

Organizations that 

have used similar 

sprints report finalizing

3 to 4 MVPs by the end of the SPRINT

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We use a 13 week sprint approach that has been used at many organizations


The innovation toolkit we use is put together and taught by experts


The sprints are facilitated and employees receive coaching from expert innovation consultants

The sprint is delivered in 9 Modules

This is based on our 9 Stages of Innovation methodology, which is also taught in a leading B School

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Kick-off and introduction to Innovation Sprint

Participants are provided the organizational context of innovation and strategic direction. They will be introduced to innovation concepts. 

Assignment: Individual teams to identify strategic themes to innovate

Idea Generation

Participants learn about different ways of innovation and reflect on how it is applicable to their themes. They design ideation campaigns to develop initial ideas (prime the pump).

Assignment: Run ideation campaign, collect and review ideas

Validate Customer Problem

Participants learn to analyse customer jobs-to-be-done, and pains and gain their ideas target to improve. They learn to develop hypotheses and how to test them.

Assignment: Develop the customer value canvas, identify hypothesis and test them.

Develop the Market Definition

Participants learn to define the value proposition, identify customer personas, and develop the market definition canvas. 

Assignment: Validate the market definition canvas, interview personas and collect data. Use this information to refine ideas.

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Develop the Business Model Canvas

Participants refine their value proposition and develop the anticipated Business model canvas. They develop hypotheses and test plans. 

Assignment: Carry out testing of hypothesis about business model canvas.

Develop solution morphology

Participants will learn how to develop the solution morphology based on functionality needs. They will learn about prototyping techniques.

Assignment: Develop solution morphology, identify project killers and prove a solution can be developed. A paper prototype will be developed.

Develop low-fidelity prototype

Participants will learn about TRL roadmaps and develop their prototyping strategy. They will design the test strategy for prototypes.

Assignment: Develop low fidelity prototype, test strategy and test with target customers.

Develop MVP

Participants will learn how to test for desirability, feasibility and viability. They will refine the business model canvas (BMC) and prepare an investment case for MVP testing.

Assignment: Prepare the MVP development and testing plan, refine BMC and prepare the investment case for approval.

Understand commercialization and scaling

Participants will learn tasks in commercialization and scaling up of innovation. They will learn strategies for the scale-up phase. 

Assignment: Develop roadmap for commercialization and scaling-up


Option 1: Run the event as a 6 to 8 intensive event, with 6 to 8 teams of 4 to 5 employees working 3 to 4 days a week on their ideas


Option 2: Run the event as a 10 to 14 intensive event, with 6 to 8 teams of 4 to 5 employees working 2 days a week on their ideas

This program will help the organization deliver innovation-led growth and also build capabilities

Help employees come up
with better innovation ideas and develop a business case

Improve their

innovation capabilities

Create a common innovation language

3 to 4 validate innovation ideas

Create an entrepreneurial energy in the organization

Help achieve strategic goals

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