Innovation Skills and Capability

Innovation is a wholly human enterprise and without great people, skilled in generating ideas, selecting the right ideas and determined to profit from those ideas, innovation will simply flounder.

If those innovation skills don’t exist, then we work with your team to develop practical & profitable innovation skills such as truly understanding who your customers are, what they want, and how to deliver what they want.

Innovation Skills Assessment

We assess your current innovation skills and capability, working with you to understand not only the information your organisation has but also how it collates the information and how it creates insight.

We share & practice a number of psychologically proven creative techniques, so they can generate high quality ideas that meet the needs of your customers and that are potential profit drivers for your organisation.

We also demonstrate great ways to prioritise and decide what ideas to take forward and we explain how to take them forward.

By focusing on your team’s skills, you’re ready to take on the challenge and reap the benefits from innovation.

Innovation Key Skills

Our range of innovation key skills includes the following

  • Issue Identification
  • Target Consumers
  • Consumers’ Needs
  • Innovation Opportunity
  • Innovation Strategy
  • Generating Ideas
  • Researching Ideas
  • Selecting Ideas
  • Developing Concepts
  • Generating Minimum Viable Products
  • Validating MVP
  • Accounting including business modelling and R&D Tax Credits
  • Commercialising your innovation in established and new routes to market
  • Project Management of Innovation
  • Governance of Innovation
  • Evaluation of Innovation

Engage and Encourage Innovation Skills

We know that the most effective way to develop these skills is with direct experience, by guiding your own team through every step of the way, so that they generate the expertise to be able to develop their own innovations. We aim for them to be able to manage their innovation with limited external help time and time again.

Innovation Skills and Capability Review

We review the innovation skills and capabilities in your organisation from time to time, to ensure the team is using their skills to the best of their abilities, and also to look at ways of improving their innovation skill set.