Intro to Innovating in Large Entreprise

Contribute unique innovating ideas into large organisations for their competitive advantage.

About the course

This course introduces the concept of innovation in large organisations, a.k.a Intrapreneurship, and how organisations can benefit from it. Furthermore, it identifies why Intrapreneurship is gaining momentum and the different aspects of enterprise innovation. Finally, it answers the question of who Intrapreneurship is suitable for.
Difficulty: Foundation
Duration: 60mins

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With this online course, you will:

Skills

Large Organisations

Innovation

Business Development

Leadership

Fintech

The expert you’ll be learning from

Francois Blanc

Managing Director, Amadeus
Francois Blanc is an ex Telco/Banking exec, Managing Director at Founders Basecamp, and an ILM + WBCA accredited Business Coach. In the corporate world, he’s been responsible for 50M+ EUR business lines PnLs, teams of ~50 FTE, and transformation programs impacting the profitability of 2B+ EUR revenue lines. Specialities in Segmented Consumer Marketing Proposition, Agile Digital Product Development, Digital Marketing, Omnichannel Customer experience, and Data Science (from BI to Machine Learning). Most of that in the Telecom, Media and Banking sectors at companies like Orange and Santander (+ a few years of Managing Consulting for good measure). In the startup world, he has built Aerocom Venture (Inflight WIFI for the 500 million annual European Airlines passengers), Founders Basecamp (Education on Lean startup / idea stage validation), and Wazabot (Edtech for improving the outcomes of foreign language learning). Francois is also an Angel investor/early stage startup advisor in London based accelerator programs, including Virgin Startups, Techstars, and SeedCamp. Francois loves learning (by doing) in the fields of behavioural science, new venture building, and craftsmanship.

Course Curriculum

In this chapter, we will introduce the concept of innovating in large organisation, or Intrapreneurship for short. We will define what an Intrapreneur is and what role they play in a large organisation. We will then touch upon the entreprise innovation project life cycle and discuss different project outcomes.
In this chapter, we will look at the main driving factor of digital transformation and the fourth industrial revolution. We will also compare how the Intrapreneurship approach compares to other approaches of dealing with digital transformation, including M&As and Corporate Venture Capitalism.
In this chapter, we will investigate the categorisation of Intrapreneurship programmes. Specifically we will look into four categories: the shiny new “Thing”, the CSR alibi, the missing bridge, and significant business impact.
In this chapter, we address what it really means to be an entreprise innovator and whether it is for you. We compare how becoming an innovator within your organisation compares to becoming an entrepreneur and explore the risks and benefits of pitching an innovative project in your organisation.

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Disruptive technologies and innovations don’t come on their own. They bring significant transformations and challenges both in terms of culture, people, jobs, environment and governance. Therefore we believe these topics can’t be separated from one another. 

The courses offered on THINK have slightly different approaches to the topics. You’ll find evergreen foundational-level courses which will help you get a good understanding without any prior knowledge, but you’ll also find courses that explore the players in the respective ecosystems, courses that explore the regulations of a certain field and even courses that dive deep into specific companies’ way of operating!

THINK is meant for all those professionals who want to be kept up to date with the latest developments in these fields, but don’t necessarily have the time to go through countless articles or newspapers.

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Users and customers nowadays are more aware than ever about the environmental and social impact of their choices, as a consequence companies are putting more attention on these topics even at the cost of reduced financial performances.

Digital Assets, Blockchain, Decentralisation and Web3 are still in a very early stage. They may reshape and revolutionise our current business models, therefore we believe it’s worth  paying special attention to the innovations they bring to the table.

Understanding how technology works, its potential and its limitations is essential to properly embrace it and leverage it. Even non-technical professionals need to get a comprehensive understanding of these tools, as they will have an increasingly important role in our lives.