WORKHOPS AND TRAINING
Do you want to teach your employees to innovate? With the Pimcy innovation method you quickly achieve results. Our method is based on Lean Startup, Design Thinking and general innovation & portfolio management theory.
We work interactively, and let people experience it themselves by getting started. We facilitate, you learn by doing and experiencing!
Below a number of our training courses and workshops. Almost all courses and workshops are also possible digitally We then work in sessions of a maximum of half a day and still provide a lot of interaction and experience by doing.
We always deliver tailor-made solutions: the training or workshop is adjusted based on your question and the context of your organization.
Design Thinking helps organizations to become more service oriented and to offer a better customer experience .
You learn to look at your environment in a different way. You first learn to understand the context and challenges before working towards a solution. By constantly creating and testing immediately, you are constantly learning and improved versions of your first idea are brought to the table at lightning speed. Starting from the user, we ensure that technology advances the customer and that there is a healthy business case for the company.
INNOVATION PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
Organizations often have more initiatives than they can handle. Everyone is busy and the issues of the day rule. There is hardly any time for the tomorrow. It is not always clear whether all projects actually contribute to the strategy of the organization.
Innovation portfolio management is a strategic optimization of the portfolio of the organization. We must first ask ourselves "Are we doing the right things?" and only then "Are we doing things right?" In this training you will learn how to set up innovation portfolio management.
Employees are full of ideas. After all, they are in touch with the customer on a daily basis and see what is going wrong in the workplace. There are also plenty of ideas outside the organization. Unexpected partnerships, technologies from other industries, can provide a welcome boost to innovation. Capturing these ideas is not easy, however. You can put up a suggestion box, but experience shows that it gives little enthusiasm.
Fortunately, there are now various digital tools to make this process easier. But success is still not evident. In this training you learn to approach idea management in a structured way, and you will be introduced to two digital tools XiBE en AcceptMission
GAME: PLAYING LEAN
Playing Lean is a serious game based on Lean Startup and Value Proposition Design. With Playing Lean you learn to apply the principles of Lean Startup in a risk-free environment.
You form a fictional startup with your teammates and compete against other startups in order to conquer the market This means that you have to make strategic choices about how you use your employees: do they build your product, do they experiment to get to know the wishes of the customer or do they enter the market to meet that customer and sell? Or do you invest in your business operations?
GAME: 3 HORIZONS OF INNOVATION
We are going to work to optimize the project portfolio for the fictitious company “Bright & Clean”. During the game you gradually apply a number of important principles of innovation portfolio management. We also learn that the type of innovation determines what type of development process should be applied.
We then delve deeper into the theoretical principles and establish the link to our own organization. How did we actually arrange this? How is this distribution with us? Should this be different? And if so, how do we do this?
GAME: INNOVATE AS A STARTUP
In this SERIOUS GAME, teams get to work with a completely new idea. Together they form a fictitious start-up that wants to market this idea. They compete with other teams and will each have to try to make an investment for themselves.
During the day, the participants learn to apply the principles of Lean Startup in practice. They get to work, attend workshops, talk to customers, investors and experts. So they learn to 'innovate like a startup'.