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Sharing Know-How

 

 



  Purposesharing know-how, methods and content

  Format:  open or in-house workshops



  All workshops offered below address specific aspects and issues within blueformance. They are built on general and individual modules and are offered as open or in-house workshops.

Specifically developed methods and content as well as the integration of case studies are designed to share know-how and focus on every day business.


 

 

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  "Creating Innovative Cultures"  - Innovation Building The Basis For Thinking And Acting

   Innovation is much more than just having a bright idea. It is a long way from an idea to introducing an innovative product being well accepted by the target group. Thereby, it is crucial to blend cultural aspects, competences, skills, and resources as well as external developments into a well structured process. Introducing the Innovatement Circle©, this workshop offers a set of instruments connecting all these aspects and making innovative thinking and acting the core of organisational vitality and fitness.

 

   Target Group: Persons who are responsible for business development and innovations: executives, business-development, strategic development, marketing, human resource management, research & development, organisational development.

   Benefit: Understanding how essential aspects of innovative thinking and acting are linked to eachother. Understanding how to manage an active approach towards advancement and innovation all the way to every-day-business. Internalising instruments „ready-to-use".

   Language: English or German
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  "The Agility-Check"

   Defining Factors For Agile Organisations Beyond Excessive Demands And Overheating

 

   Agility and vitality are crucial when it comes to advancement and external relevance. Therefore, the interaction between certain factors has to cater to an organisation's external impact. Agility, though, is nothing abstract, but can be defined on a concrete basis. That is why this workshop introduces a well-structured path to make an organisation's agility concrete, to review and advance it. Offering a bundle of concrete instruments, the "Agility-Check" makes it possible for participants to use it by themselves in the future.

 

   Target Group: Persons who are responsible for organisational development, innovation and business development: executives, organisational development, innovation, business development, strategic development, human resource management, product development

   Benefit: Understanding and integrating of relevant agility-factors. Connecting agile organisational culture to external impact. Understanding and getting ready to use the "Agility-Check" in the future. Being introduced to various case studies.

   Language: English or German


 


 

 

 

 

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  "Venture-Matching" ©  –  Defining Fruitful Cooperation Between Organisations And Ventures

  In order to advance and grow, cooperation between organisations and ventures can be a fruitful option – especially when it comes to innovative steps to be taken. Therefore, cooperative approaches gain importance. Often, they remain pure intentions, though. They lack concrete steps to define roles, options, competences, and resources and how to put them into goal-oriented, joint action. Venture-Matching © helps to find out about critical factors of cooperation and how to implement a well-structured process. This opens a door for matching organisations and ventures aiming at defining fruitful cooperation.


   Target Group: Persons who are responsible for business development, innovation and human resource management: executives, business-development, strategic development, marketing, human resource management, research & development, organisational development.

   Benefit: Understanding the aspects of cooperative thinking and acting. Being introduced to shaping cooperations from developing to every-day-business. Internalising instruments „ready-to-use".

   Language: English or German

 

 

 

 


 


 

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  "The Proper-Product-Path" © – From An Idea To A Product

   In the beginning, there is a product idea. In order to get a modern, up-to-date product, a lot of aspects need to be considered, though. Target group, benefit, core competences, USP and communication need to be aligned as well as alternative sales channels, societal frameworks, strategic alliances and brand policy. The Proper-Product-Path defines a clearly structured path to reasonably connect all these aspects. Having the goal to make it from a product idea to a working product, several case studies and experiences are integrated into this workshop.

 

   Target Group: Persons in ventures or established organisations, dedicated to develop something new: founders, executives, marketing, product development, business-development, strategic development, research & development.

   Benefit: Realising, understanding and integrating relevant aspects of modern, up-to-date product development. Being introduced to techniques and instruments for concrete application.

   Language: English or German


 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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  "Out Of And Around The Box" - New Solutions By Changing Perspectives
  
   Well known perspectives and points of view create solutions and ideas within a well known range. Thus, innovation, change and advancement demand leaving the well-known. Therefore, new perspectives and points of view are essential, since uniqueness and a distinct position are based on shaping new approaches. „Out Of And Around The Box" presents an unconventional but well structured way in order to leave well known ways of thinking and acting. This way, new perspectives can help changing the game and catering to new solutions and ideas.

 

   Target Group: Persons who are responsible for business development, knowledge and innovation: executives, business-development, strategic development, marketing, human resource management, research & development, organisational development

   Benefit: Understanding the importance of different perspectives. Internalising possibilities in order to recognise and benefit from relevant perspectives and points of view. Internalising a relevant behaviour focussing on solutions and ideas. Internalising instruments „ready-to-use".

   Language: English or German




 


 

 

 

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"Developing Brands" - Developing A System Of Qualities, Competences And Values

   A brand does not stand for its outward appearance but is based on specific qualities, competences and values. Therefore, brand management starts at the value system‘s very fundament: at the organisation's core identity. Introducing the All-Brand-Concept©, new brands can be created and existing brands can be analysed and developed. Linking organisational culture and marketing, developing a brand is defined by a clearly shaped balance between vision, strategy and action. This way, developing, planning and implementing a brand are based on a practical approach.

 

   Target Group: Persons who are responsible for brand relevant aspects: executives, business-development, organisational development, strategic development, marketing, human resource management, communications, product management, sales

   Benefit: Developing, planning and implementing brands are defined all of a piece. Organisational culture and external relevance are harmonised and matched. New brands can be created and existing brands can be strengthened accordingly. Internalising instruments „ready-to-use".

   Language: English or German

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  "The Knowledge-Generator" - Creating New Knowledge By Connecting Diverse Skills And Talents

   Knowledge is one of the most important ingredients for competitiveness. Therefore, knowledge management is not about administrating data but about creating knowledge in ordert to develop potentials and opportunities. Based on the Heartbeat-Model ©, all relevant aspects within an organisation‘s relation network are linked to eachother catering to developing and benefiting from knowledge. Therefore, different people representing different skills and talents are able to work together productively integrating. Connecting skills and talents on a functional, social, and structural level an organisation can become a knowledge-generator.

 

   Target Group: Persons who are responsible for knowledge, human resources, and innovations: executives, business-development, human resource management, organisational development, strategic development, research & development, marketing, product management.

   Benefit: Generating new knowledge and creating benefits can be structured and developed. Different people representing different skills and talents can work together productively. Understanding how newly generated knowledge caters to competitive advantages and uniqueness. Internalising instruments „ready-to-use".

   Language: English or German




 


 

 

 

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  "Developing Core-Competences" - Core-Competences Building The Fundament For Future-Ideas

   Active business development and innovation offer new opportunities. However, they might put established structures, processes and brands at risk - especially when ignoring or disconnecting to existing skills, resources and value systems. Established activities and new ones might lose touch. Therefore, existing core-competences need a different
perspective to build a solid fundament. This way, an organisation's "true core-competence" can be revealed to help shaping new ideas and future-options. This caters to both a solid, continuous development and evolutionary, sustainable growth.

 

   Target Group: Persons who are responsible for business development and innovation: executives, business-development, strategic development, marketing, human resource management, research & development, organisational development

   Benefit: Understanding the concept of „true" core competence. Understanding the connection between abilities, resources, structures, processes and brands in the context of active business development. Internalising instruments „ready-to-use".

   Language: English or German




 


 

 

 

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  "Sustainability Is No Add-On" - … But Basis For Successful Impact


   Quite often, sustainability is seen as an add-on-issue one can deal with when everything else runs smoothly. That is a basic mistake, though, caused by a lack of understanding of sustainabilty and its principles. Without sustainable thinking and acting internal and external resources get wasted, basic connections and valuable skills of people are ignored. This way, impact and success can only be achieved in the short run. Even in the mid run, though, it might destroy an organisation‘s vitality. „Sustainability Is No Add-On" shows how crucial a basis sustainability is for successful impact.

 

   Target Group: Persons who are responsible for business development, innovation and organisation: executives, business-development, strategic development, marketing, organisational development, human resource management, research & development.

   Benefit: Understanding the principles of sustainability. Internalising possibilities in order to establish sustainability as a basis for organisational, product and cultural development. Internalising relevant solutions for every-day-management. Internalising instruments „ready-to-use".

   Language: English or German



 

 

 

 

 

 

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  "7x7 Of Coopetition" © - Cooperation And Competition

   Significantly growing knowledge and levels of detail in many fields demand an exact definition of areas relevant to competitive advantages and uniqueness. Competitiveness, though, does not only call for differentiation and a clear positioning but also for useful terms of cooperation. The approach of Coopetition (
Cooperation and Competition) connects cooperation to competition and offers a way to realise both. Therefore, the 7x7 Of Coopetition © blends relevant aspects into one approach offering ready-to-use instruments beyond the classic game theory.

 

   Target Group: Persons who are responsible for knowledge management, competitive advantages and innovation: executives, business-development, human resource management, organisational development, strategic development, research & development, marketing, product management.

   Benefit: Understanding the circumstances asking for differentiation and competitiveness. Recognising and defining terms of cooperation on an every day basis beyond the classical game theory. Integrating the principal of coopetition into strategic planning. Internalising instruments „ready-to-use".

   Language: English or German

 

 

 

 

 

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