You need the right stuff to realize big ideas. The right approach, the right questions, the right monitoring, and more. Practical experience helps a lot. In workshops and seminars five is delivers the goods: Best practice methodologies, relevant case studies, and the opportunity to develop and test your own solutions.
Below, our current offering of classes, workshops and seminars in English [EN] and German [DE]:

We offer all
German [DE] seminars
and workshops also as
in-house sessions
in English.

Winning at New Products - The Seminar complementing Prof. Cooper's latest book [EN]

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The bestselling book “Winning at New Products” is the Bible of innovation management. In October 2020 you have the opportunity to join Robert G. Cooper’s in his seminar.

Prof. Cooper presents the 5. generation of Stage-Gate: agile, adaptive and accelerated:

  • Agile Stage-Gate Hybrids: How can we combine agile product development with Stage-Gate principles? How can we attain the benefits of both worlds?
  • Adaptive, lean and accelerated process from idea to market success: What are the tools of the top innovators to evolve their innovation processes to 5th generation level?
  • Pick the right innovation fields and projects and focus resources on them: How to innovate in times of digitalization, minimum viable products, business model innovation, etc.?

Learn first hand and directly from the author of the book, how top innovators shape their innovation system for tomorrow.

Design Thinking Training with a Job
[DE • EN]


For the participating organizations, we address how to manage the sometimes conflicting demands of creativity and systematics in the early phases of the innovation process. New models of multidisciplinary collaboration and open innovation processes are explored. This is a methodology workshop, where new solutions for a real challenge of a participating host are created and working prototypes are developed and tested.

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Innovation Management for Newcomers [DE]

Quereinsteiger 2020

Innovation management at a glance: Which innovation tools and methods are essential to know? How do they complement each other? What works in the real world? How do I go about ranking new trends?

Speed to Market: How to Accelerate Innovation [DE]

Innovationsprojekte beschleunigen 2020

Markets demand quick reflexes today. Short product development cycles are the key. We introduce new approaches – beyond lean – that can turbocharge product development by mining the commercial essence of an idea and linking it to real customer benefits, drastically shortening the development phase.

Intuition – The Hidden Innovation Resource [DE]

Innovationsressource Intuition 2020

An unusual approach to innovation that explores ways to exploit an often ignored source of wisdom, our intuition. For executives and project team members who think that data is just part of a successful product development process.

Stop or go? Decision-making in the Innovation Process [DE]

Nein zu Jein 2020

Given the inevitable open questions, how can we make good decisions during the innovation process? Can we improve the basis for our decisions? And how should emotions be managed after a stop-or-go decision? Lastly, how do we make sure a decision is understood and adopted once made?

Re: Thinking - How to stay creative [DE]

Neues Denken 2020

Why is it that creativity systems often fail to increase creativity? As with an athlete, technique alone is not enough. Success demands hard work and practice. In this session you learn how to keep your creative muscles fit for the challenge.

Neues Denken 2020