Introducing LaunchPad

Instilling startup thinking and new critical skills into your business for growth.

Build a powerhouse for competitive advantage

As reported by the World Economic Forum: “The double disruption caused by automation and the pandemic is likely to displace 85 million jobs by 2025. Among those set to remain in their roles, 50% will need reskilling by 2025.” The impact of the pandemic and increased automation is going to continue to rumble through organisations and industries driving the need for upskilling. 

 

To adjust to the new norm of disruption and automation, organisations must adopt a strategy of flexibility and agility driven by creativity and innovation to be able to pivot, maximise opportunity and address the speed of change.

How companies encourage the adoption of this across their business and within the DNA of their talent will be the difference between those that survive and those who face being left behind.

 

By strategically deploying and instilling the skills that come with startup thinking across the business, you open up the opportunity for game-changing innovation and action-provoking creativity.

Innovation and creativity go hand in hand in the business world. You don’t want to have stale, plain solutions, services, and unappealing products that no one wants. You need to step out of your comfort zone, sweat your existing solutions for value while exploring brand new solutions, and stimulate creativity.

Sprint 1:

  • Ideation Validation: Introduction to the key tools and methodologies for testing ideas
  • Discovery: Testing customer assumptions and building business models

Sprint 2:

  • Prototype: Prioritise your product/service key elements and test the business model.
  • Accelerator: Find those early customers and iterate to grow the business.

Designed for success

A learn-by-doing training programme delivered across 2 sprints in 20 weeks.

Based on proven methodologies and our own 14 years of success in the innovation space and building startups and ventures, we’ve created a programme designed to teach talent the skill of the startup.

We don’t make promises or commitments we can’t deliver upon. What we do know is that this works.

Split into two Sprints, this is the most effective way to train critical skills into corporate teams at scale and build tangible outcomes that deliver against the bottom line.

Instil new critical skills

  • Complex problem solving

  • Critical thinking

  • Creativity

Are the new top 3 skills required in your business for survival according to the 2020 Future of Jobs Report by the World Economic Forum.

Empowering your teams with these fundamental skills along with startup methodologies and approaches it will enable businesses to start immediately gaining the benefit. 


Gaining tools to deliver at speed.

Reskilling for agility and resiliency

Our learn-by-doing digital-first approach empowers you to create a powerhouse of change lead by those with a knowledge and passion for your business.

It is more cost-effective to upskill and reskill your current talent than hire in. 


Increase your ability to experiment.

Create new value at scale.

Leverage your current portfolio

Sweat your assets and future-proof your current portfolio to find all available opportunity driving business continuity. 

Bring new products to market more successfully

Allows you to double down on viable ideas quicker and kill projects faster.

Build-in critical capability into the business at scale

Build-in diverse skills cross-functionally to meet the requirements of the future.

Brand perception and Talent Management

Attract and keep talent rockstars focused on building opportunity for your business while taking control of their careers.

“48% say the reskilling is already enhancing bottom-line growth.” McKinsey

Build a future.

Arrange a demo of the LaunchPad learn-by-doing programme.

LaunchPad instils creativity and powers innovation

It makes companies competitive

It nurtures company culture

It aids productivity

It helps to solve problems

It changes the world

 

“Unlimited, well-designed, innovative ideas and global age skills can quadruple enterprise performance.”

Case Study: Ramboll’s internal startup programme created €1.34m in new revenue in Year 1

Despite significant growth since 2001, margins were being squeezed and Ramboll acknowledged the impact of competitors and startups on the value chain of their industry. The sheer speed of change led Ramboll to recognize the need to leverage and systematize their ability to innovate and future-proof their organisation.

Discover how the startup innovation programme has created new value as well as changed the lives of those involved.

“Certainly, this pandemic has highlighted the importance of learning and development. Across the business, it’s now operationally-critical to not only align with futuristic trends but also to adopt new technologies and ways to skill employees across the business to deliver against innovation requirements.”

Dan Roe, ASPIRE MENTOR and COACH

We believe in the Corporate Mandate to Activate Talent.

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