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Masterclass

Foresight-Driven Innovation

Innovating for the future.

In today’s fast paced environment, it becomes harder and harder to foresee future developments and the potential for long term success of new products and services. Traditional planning and innovation methods are reaching their limits with increasing uncertainty. Additionally, user’s needs and demands are increasingly driving product and service design, as the rise of methods like Design Thinking, Lean Startup and Agile Development show.

Rohrbeck Heger’s “Foresight-Driven Innovation” masterclass is designed to provide professionals a deep dive into the methods and tools that can be used to identify relevant trends and drivers of change, to develop alternative future scenarios and to identify business opportunities tackling future users’ needs.


Free Webinar: Introduction to Foresight-Driven Innovation

Join us for a free webinar to introduce you to the basics of Foresight-Driven Innovation, give an overview on what to expect from the masterclass and answer your questions directly.

Thursday, May 14, 2020, 15:00-16:00

Who should attend?

Executives and managers at middle- or senior-management level who are involved in innovation, strategic decision-making as well as product development, focusing on helping their organizations stay competitive in the future.


Key benefits.

  • Method knowledge: Foresight, scenario development, creativity methods, ideation techniques, business modeling 
  • Visualized future scenarios and business opportunities to explore further
  • Set of theme-specific trend cards
  • Deep dive into the focal topic
  • Networking with other professionals in an interactive and interdisciplinary setting
  • „Cheat sheet“ for the future


Program Agenda

Day 1

  • Orient to the future
    • Trends, drivers, impact-uncertainty-analysis and projections
  • Design the future
    • Future scenario development

Day 2

  • Personalize the future
    • Personas, scenario storyline & visualisation
  • Innovate the future
    • Scenario evaluation, future business ideation, business modeling


Key topics.

  • Strategic foresight methodologies
  • User-centered innovation methodologies
  • Interface foresight – innovation
  • Examples and use cases of successful foresight-driven innovation
  • Theme-specific trends, drivers, alternative future scenarios and opportunities

Meet your instructors.

Tobias Heger

Founder & Managing Partner
Rohrbeck Heger

Dominik Krabbe

Innovation Consultant & Design Thinking Coach


Dates and themes.

In order to increase both depth of the program and relevance of the results, we are offering the masterclass with varying thematic focus areas. This will not only help to bring together people with a common thematic interest, but also enable the participants to generate relevant results they can take back to their respective organizations and explore further.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to the restrictions related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak we are postponing the masterclasses to later this year. We will announce new dates in the coming months.

Until then, we kindly invite you to join our free webinar on May 14. Please sign up below so we can send you further information.

Program fees for the 2-day masterclasses are 2.300 Euro (excl. VAT) per participant. This includes all program material, on-site meals and drinks as well as a joint excursion and dinner on the evening of Day 1. Participation in the webinar is free of charge.

The masterclasses will be held in Berlin. Course language is English. For more information, have a look at the program brochure and check our terms and conditions.

Ready to innovate for the future?

Please sign up below so we can send you more information on the upcoming masterclasses and the free webinar.

Rohrbeck Heger GmbH
Friedrichstraße 120, 10117 Berlin

fdi@rohrbeckheger.com

http://www.rohrbeckheger.com

Rohrbeck Heger GmbH was founded in 2014 by Prof. Dr. René Rohrbeck and Tobias Heger after years of continuous scientific and practical work in related domains to form the leading strategic foresight and innovation management consultancy.

Our mission is to increase firms‘ chances of long-term success and enhance firms‘ sustainable competitiveness. For this reason, Rohrbeck Heger services aim to help you be prepared for future consequences and trends in a way that you are able to shape your company’s future.

To achieve that we support our clients in translating trends into economic value. With our clients we engage in identifying growth opportunities outside their current business, refocus R&D spending towards high-margin innovations, and install systems to trigger and fuel new innovation initiatives.We will accompany you all the way from creating strategic plans to concept development and building and leveraging strategic foresight capabilities that enable you to succeed in the long-run.

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