Strategyzer Masterclasses: Learn What It Takes to Create a World-Class Innovation Engine

Added on by Alexander Osterwalder.

Learning by doing can help you innovate successfully and hosting the Strategyzer Masterclasses are among my favorite engagements for creating a hands-on innovation experience. It’s incredibly rewarding to help participants understand state-of-the-art of innovation practices and apply them successfully in their own companies.

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Innovation Workshop with Future CEOS (aka Kids)

Added on by Alexander Osterwalder.

Last week my 12-year-old daughter and I taught 50 kids (6 to 12-year-olds) business model design:  using Strategyzer tools to build an ice cream shop. I truly believe that this type of “entrepreneurship appreciation” should be an essential part of any basic school curriculum.

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StratChat With Steve Blank: Startups vs Big Corporations - Who Will Win The Disruption War?

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Startups have become more serious than before, and it's mostly because they're so well funded. Increasingly, they are disrupting established companies that are wealthy with resources (most importantly customers). Which one will reign supreme? In this session, two founders of modern entrepreneurship -- Steve Blank, creator of the Lean Startup movement and Alex Osterwalder, inventor of the Business Model Canvas and co-founder of Strategyzer -- discuss how companies truly stay invincible through killer business models and value propositions.

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Selling Innovation & Experimentation To A CFO

Added on by Lauren Eve Cantor.

Building a successful innovation engine involves convincing the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to spend money on experimentation. Yet, CFOs often perceive experimentation as wasteful, because it involves failure and learning cycles. It also involves investing in ideas that might never pay off, because that’s the only way to identify the home runs.

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StratChat Replay: Roger Martin On Making Better Decisions In Today's Business World

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In our first Stratchat of 2019, Strategyzer co-founder Alex Osterwalder is joined by #1 management thinker and business professor Roger Martin. The pair discuss two crucial areas for companies to survive in the 21st century: the false dichotomy between strategy & execution, and how organizations can make better choices around uncertainty.

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