The Innovation and New Product Development Warmup Program, created by iGNITIATE has been deployed to 1000’s globally since 2005 at some of the worlds leading organizations, government, and corporate firms and is a hybrid program design, design thinking, engineering, leadership and strategic design. The program is created for R&D innovation experts and future change agents for not only engineering and design effectiveness but as a platform both for individual, executive growth and professional connections.
The iGNITE Convergence Program NPD Warmup focuses on the understanding to foster a continual innovation focus inside corporations and global organizations having been, wholly or in part, deployed at R&D labs internationally, large government offices and with military teams as a leadership development program worldwide. iGNITIATE’s Innovation Change Management tool set focuses on specific design thinking and new product development capabilities, which is part of iGNITIATE’s own strategize, sketch and ship model having been utilized internationally since 2001. Before the Stanford iGNITE Program, before the Cambridge iGNITE Program, iGNITIATE’s own iGNITE Convergence Program Design Sprint system was created and launched in 2005 as the worlds 1st and only fully integrated design, design thinking, new product development, entrepreneurship, innovation and change management program.
WHO IS THIS FOR: Leaders working on product or service innovation efforts; individuals involved in organizational change and transformation projects; designers facilitating new product development efforts who want to grow their toolbox; future leaders who want to enhance their effectiveness and personal resilience in the face of innovation based corporate cultures; decision-making and analytics experts who are focusing on up-skilling their team’s group decision making and operational effectiveness capabilities.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: From theory to tools to things, The iGNITE Convergence Program NPD Warmup system encapsulates at a minimum R&D focuses for efforts called to effect wider firms systems; authentic growth in these areas; Action and Movement capabilities then moving on to creating internal and extra organizational conditions for innovation and creativity to take place and grow; moving on to building the necessary leadership skills for the constantly evolving Digital Economy, software and hardware NPD Agility situations; dealing with non-linear organizational and emergent change, creativity, making trends before they happen, trend R&D, and generating movement when there can be no movement until the warmup begins
ENDORSEMENTS FROM: 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 all of which include: