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Innovation Mini-MBA

5 Full Days

Ideate, test, prototype, pitch. End-to-end Innovation Programme

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Course Overview

Become a driver for Innovation within your organisation. The Innovation Mini-MBA is a fully immersive learning experience, focusing on deep-dive case studies and experiential engagement.

This unique programme provides you with the tools to implement lasting innovation in your organisation through the process of Design Thinking. Ideate, test, prototype, pitch! Over the course of 5 days, you will work through B2B and B2C business simulations using case study methods employed by top business schools.  The Innovation Mini MBA is designed for participants experiencing a high level of disruption in their industry, who have struggled to monetise their innovation practices or want to create a consistent culture of innovation. The programme delivers a practical end-to-end process with all the innovation models and tools needed for success.

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Why choose this course?

Why choose Innovation Mini-MBA?

  • Build market winning strategies. Practical impact with a business innovation simulation!
  • Ideate, test, prototype, pitch. Live the end-to-end innovation process
  • Master best practice corporate innovation from guest speakers with deep-dive case studies 
  • Present your business plan ‘Dragons Den’ style
  • Join our Alumni of 150+ graduates from  Banking, Telecoms, Tech, Not for Profit, Retail, Education and Energy sectors

Who is it for?

  • Challengers... are looking for the tools to make viable creations that make commercial and strategic sense
  • Disruptors... are looking to explore the latest technologies that can help make creations that harness market demand
  • Innovators... are looking for guidance, inspiration and the tools to turn vision into reality

Programme Modules

  • EmpathizeAn introduction to innovation
  • Validate & IdeateIdea generation/selection
  • PrototypeVisualisations and business model
  • BuildFinancials, planning, and metrics
  • PitchFinalise the story

Learning Outcomes

Benefits For Professionals

  • Practically apply tools and methods of innovation in B2B and B2C environments
  • Develop confidence in identifying and selecting innovative strategies
  • Absorb the challenges of innovation through the creation of practical prototypes
  • Network with industry leaders and like-minded individuals
  • Take home an Innovation handbook, tools, research and videos

Benefits For Your Organisation

  • Drive innovative culture in your business through employee engagement
  • Equip your innovation ambassadors with the latest tools and framework
  • Help sustain creativity in your organisation through shared interest
  • Create cost-effective and easily measurable innovation strategies
  • Quickly validate ideas to create immediate commercial impact
  • Understand and overcome the barriers preventing innovation


Programme Details

Module 1

Empathize – define the user problem

  • Mindset, key tools, and models
  • How does Google drive innovation?
  • Defining the problem and stakeholder mapping
  • Creating your persona

Module 2

Validate/Ideation – conduct a problem interview and ideate solutions

  • Ideation to Drive Innovation (Guest Speaker TBC)
  • Gathering customer insights
  • Uncovering the unmet needs
  • Generating, sorting and prioritising ideas
  • Group idea selection

Module 3

Prototype – visualise your idea

  • Embedding Corporate Innovation (Guest Speaker TBC)
  • Customer journey mapping
  • Sketching and visualisation
  • Practical and rapid prototyping
  • Business model canvas

Module 4

Build – shape your business case, consider new innovation metrics

  • How to pitch a brilliant idea?
  • Business model innovation
  • Picking the right metrics for your project
  • How to build your business case and secure funding
  • Utilise effective storytelling and overcome objections
  • Finalise the story and develop the pitch

Do you want a bespoke solution?

If you have a group of 10+ professionals, we are able to offer you fully bespoke solution, which means we can tailor your topics, training content and delivery style to build a flexible training solution that addresses the unique needs of your team or organisation.


We can also customise your training programme to include tailored elements such as follow up sessions, to maximise your team’s learning experience.


All our courses can be delivered in the following formats based on your business requirements:


Select from 50+ specialist trainers, who will create and deliver an in-company, on-premise training programme, tailored to your requirements.


Speak to us about customising your specialised online learning programmes, using our virtual learning platform. Our digital course can be delivered as live, online classrooms, or self-paced and on-demand course.


Choose your bespoke combination of online and face-to-face training modules that will best support your team’s learning experience. 

Get in touch

If you would like more information, we look forward to hearing from you. Please contact:


T: +44 (0)781 859 8479