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INNOVATIONTOOLS: G-I

Activities

Here you can find a variety of activities on the subject of innovation. They range from individual projects and reflection frameworks to group level activities suitable for workshops or classroom settings.

Watching the Game

Games for team building

There are many useful games and exercises which create experiences on which students can reflect about team working. 

Harvesting Knowledge Crops

This is an activity based on the idea of using core competencies as a source of opportunity for innovation.

How Creative are You

An assessment tool for creativity.

How to statements

A useful tool in creative problem solving is the ‘how to’ statement which provides a powerful way of reframing the problem. 

Indentifying Business Models

An activity for analysing business models of existing businesses.

Identifying Innovation Capabilities

This exercise uses a technique for analysing intangible resources which is based on the identification and development of the strengths in the key product/delivery system attributes and the intangible resources which produce them.

An activity for exploring some of the origins of innovations.

Innovation Isn’t Easy

An activity for mapping out the obstacles in the way of innovation by using some metaphors to help arrange a list of failure factors, followed by a presentation.

Innovation makes a difference

An activity centred around various categories of innovation and relevant cases.

Innovation Matters

A research and presentation activity exploring why innovation matters.

Innovation Success and Failure

A short activity on innovation success and failure.