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.

Agile, Adaptive and Accelerated

Methods, Mindsets, Motivation

A compelling two-day seminar which draws on the wealth of experience Cooper possesses from working with the world’s leading firms in product development.

What you learn:

  • Launching new products with added value faster and more successfully
  • Applying agile methods in physical product development appropriately
  • Mastering the challenges of digital transformation in new product development
  • Managing innovation activities strategically
  • Focusing on the right projects and optimizing the use of resources for innovation

Who we invite:

The seminar is designed for executives and senior managers as well as innovation managers who are responsible for maximizing the returns on their innovation efforts in the fields of Business Development, R&D, Product Management, Marketing and Operations Management.

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 • EN]


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 • EN]


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 • EN]


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 • EN]


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.