Transformation and innovation are necessary for people and organizations to succeed and thrive globally but often our best people are out of the loop regarding new technologies, innovative processes and the breakthrough mindset. iGNITIATE is where firms come to physically design & launch game changing products & services and to, when necessary, leverage specialized innovation education to aid in personal and organizational transformation via the design, deign thinking plus R&D mindset.
Since 2005, The iGNITE Program has been the worlds 1st ever fully integrated innovation, design, design thinking, engineering, and finance program and in conjunction with The iGNITE Convergence Program Ironman system, integrates the best design and innovation processes and techniques to either focus participants to work on specific problems identified by an individual and/or to work on a specific challenges given by program sponsors for best in class solutions to be presented back to senior leadership of an organization.
The iGNITE Convergence Program Series Ironman and iGNITIATE’s Change Management Efforts are some of iGNITIATE’s most globally influential initiatives having engaged with countess individuals internationally to date and is just one part of iGNITIATE’s Instruction and Training offerings for fostering a continual innovation focus inside corporations and global organizations. The system, in part or as a whole, has been deployed at labs internationally, large government offices, university programs, and with military teams as a R&D, new product development and innovation leadership mindset development program. iGNITIATE’s Innovation Change Management tool set focuses on specific design, creativity, design thinking, engineering, innovation and new product development capabilities, which is part of iGNITIATE’s own strategize, sketch and ship model having been delivered internationally since 2001. Before the Stanford iGNITE Program, before the Cambridge iGNITE Program, iGNITIATE’s own iGNITE Convergence Program Series Ironman was created and launched in 2005 as the worlds 1st and only fully integrated design, design thinking, engineering, new product development, entrepreneurship, innovation and change management program.
WHO IS THIS FOR: Previously focusing on Innovation Mavericks, PhD Scientists, Engineer and Finance Executives, the initial program from 2005 stems from more than 15 different courses in 5 disciplines ( PhD Engineering, MBA Innovation and MS Industrial Design ) and was combined into one IronMan certificate internationally validated by numerous corporate, government, military and university institutions. Split into three, four or five days, the iGNITE Convergence Program Ironman transforms budding leaders and experienced executives into MacGyver innovation masters to propel participants in any industry to the next level of their career.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: From theory to tools to things, The iGNITE Convergence Program Ironman Certificate is the culmination of all of iGNITIATE’s trainings in one place and presented as an intense 45hr total, 3 credit hour PhD Engineering, MBA Innovation and MS Industrial Design certificate in Innovation and New Product Development transferable to any university or country specific, corporate continuing education system. 36 tools, 36 exercises, 36 case studies, team presentations, full 360 degree feedback and full interaction with the C-Level and/or board of your firm to ignite specific change and future scenario launches based on what is uncovered, prototyped and presented at the culmination of the program.
ENDORSEMENTS FROM: just a small subset of international participants can be seen below as well as in the case study of the iGNITE Convergence Program Ironman for the Vice Admiral of the US Navy and the Director of Naval Operations which also includes: