Executive CAS

Innovation Management & Intrapreneurship

Digital Technologies are leading to an economical and societal change. Previous business models and processes need to be adapted for competitive advantages in today’s environment. The Executive CAS Innovation Management & Intrapreneurship provides you with all necessary tools to develop and implement sustainable innovations, successful business models and strategies for outstanding performance.

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Your Executive CAS programme

All courses have an integrated view and are organised around central subject areas, the development of which has been identified by employers and economic experts as the basis for a successful management.

Strategic Management

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 4 days course.

Course Content

Strategic Management 1 (09.01.2018 - 10.01.2018)

Introduction to the concept of strategy

The tools of strategic analysis, market and resource based

The nature and sources of competitive advantages

Strategic Management 2 (11.01.2018 - 12.01.2018)

Achieving a competitive advantage in different industry contexts

Core capabilities and sustainability in technology based industries

Corporate strategy aspects

Subject Area Coordinator

SAC

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel

Managing Innovation

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 2 days course.

Course Content

Managing Innovation (16.01.2018 - 17.01.2018)

Industry dynamics of technological innovations

Formulating a technological innovation strategy

Implementing business model innovation strategy

Subject Area Coordinator

SAC

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel

Marketing Essentials

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 2 days course.

Course Content

Marketing Essentials (18.01.2018 - 19.01.2018)

Introduction to marketing and markets

Marketing research: Desk and Field Research

Marketing objectives

Marketing strategies

 

Subject Area Coordinator

SAC

Prof. Dr. Sascha Götte

Design Thinking

This course is offered in German and conducted by INNOArchitects in Bern.

Course Content

Einführung in die Design Thinking Basics

Wie menschenzentriertes Denken als revolutionäre Innovationskraft eingesetzt werden kann

Innovationschallenge definieren

Wie disruptive Ideen entstehen

Wie Iteration verinnerlicht wird

Needfinding, Insights und Opportunities für die Ideengenerierung einsetzen

 

Please get in touch with the iimt for the exact date of this course.

 

In Cooperation with

innoarchitects 

Lean StartUp

This course is offered in German and conducted by INNOArchitects in Bern.

Course Content

Warum Probleme wichtiger sind als Lösungen um Projekterfolge zu feiern

Warum und wie Early Adopter fokussiertes Denken und Entwickeln Kosten und Nerven spart

Wie man aufgrund von echten Kundensignalen anstatt hypothetischen Businesscases entscheidet

Lean Canvas / Storyboarding / Experiment Board / Problem-Solution Blueprint

Offering und Minimal Viable Product (MVP)

Key Metrics und Traction (Customer Factory)

Tooling von Problem Solution Fit bis Skalierung

High Level Management Pitch

 

Please get in touch with the iimt for the exact date of this course.

In Cooperation with

innoarchitects 

Service Design und Rapid Prototyping

This course is offered in German and conducted by INNOArchitects in Bern.

Course Content

Service Design und Customer Journey (Touchpoints, Consumption Chain) kennen und anwenden lernen

Early Adopters identifizieren und Kundenbedürfnisse ableiten

Ideengenerierung und Kreativitätstechniken anwenden

Rapid Prototyping und Integration in die End to End Customer Journey

Durchführung strukturierte Kundeninterviews mit echten Nutzern

 

Please get in touch with the iimt for the exact date of this course.

In Cooperation with

innoarchitects 


Managerial Accounting

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 2 days course.

Course Content

Managerial Accounting 1 (05.06.2018 - 06.06.2018)
Introduction to management accounting and CVP-analysis
Measuring relevant costs and revenues for decision making/pricing decision
Cost assignment and ABC

Subject Area Coordinator

SAC

Prof. Dr. Thomas Rautenstrauch

Digital (R)evolution

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 2 day course.

Course Content

Digital (R)evolution (04.09.2018 - 05.09.2018)
Definition Reasons and impacts
Digital Megatrends from digitalisation 1.0 to 2.0 / Connection: from social media up to IoT and services
Intelligence: Big Data and artificial intelligence
New Technologies: Blockchain, 3D, Printing, Virtual reality etc.

Subject Area Coordinator

SAC

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel

 

Facilitator

This course is offered in German and conducted by INNOArchitects in Bern.

Course Content

Warum erfolgreiche Facilitation k(eine) Kunst ist

Wie interdisziplinäre Teams unterstützt werden

Wie End-2-End Denken hilft, Entscheide und hohe Innovations-Umsetzungsgeschwindigkeit zu ermöglichen

Timing von Workshop-Drehbüchern

Projektkonzeption professionalisieren

Methodenset mit Tipps und Tricks

Checklisten zur Vorbereitung, Durchführung und Nachbereitung von Workshops

 

Please get in touch with the iimt for the exact date of this course.

In Cooperation with

innoarchitects 

Customer Insights

This course is offered in German and conducted by INNOArchitects in Bern.

Course Content

Warum Empathie der Schlüssel für menschenzentrierte Innovation ist

Wie sich „Raus aus dem Meetingraum und mit echten Nutzern testen“ anfühlt

Learn early and often: selber ausprobieren, reflektieren, lernen

Die einfachsten Methoden zum Einstieg in erfolgreiches Needfinding / Lean Testing

Die praxistauglichsten und effizientesten Synthese-Tools

Die stärksten Prototyp-Testing Methoden

 

Please get in touch with the iimt for the exact date of this course.

In Cooperation with

innoarchitects 

*These modules are elective modules. You are free to select one of these modules in order to complete your CAS programme.

This Executive CAS programme is conducted in cooperation with

innoarchitects

Assemble your Executive CAS Programme to your personal needs and requests. Should you wish to change some modules, or should you have any other questions, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

  • Flexibility & Advantages

    Flexibility
    Participants can choose the length, the starting date, and the type of their studies. The flexible design of the courses allow participants to have a full-time (7 modules in 1 year) or part time (7 modules in 1 up to 3 years) study programme.

    University Degree
    The iimt’s Executive CAS programme of the University of Fribourg is recognised all over the world.

    International Environment & Networking
    Leading experts offer the possibility to enhance the participants networks on 3 levels: students, lecturers, and the institute with the iimt alumni network.

    A unique learning experience
    Interactive teaching methods combine theoretical know-how and practical approaches.

  • Practical Information & Admission

    Course location
    iimt University of Fribourg / Bern

    Language of instruction
    English / German

    Examinations
    7 written/oral examinations and 1 final project

    Admission Requirements
    2 years professional experience, management position, licence (Bachelor/Master) recognised from a University or University of Applied Sciences or other diploma recognised as equivalent (candidates may be admitted “sur dossier”).

  • Teaching Team

    Leading Professors and lecturers with a strong academic and teaching record are acting as lecturers and offer participants the most advanced training available.

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