Innovative Thinking - A Masterclass

This In-house training course focuses on innovative thinking in business

Course Overview

This is a specialist In-house programme specifically designed as a confidential in-house programme for senior team members. It focuses on the following competences:

  • Innovative thinking
  • Future thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Market and commercial awareness
  • Planning skills
  • Change management

Your next step is to call us now on +44 (0)20 7729 6677 or email us at or use our contact form and find out how we can help. There are no commitments, and if we cannot help our advice and recommendations are free of charge.

Sample Programme

  • What is “strategy”? –the “cunning plan”
  • The “cunning checklists” –in 55 ways : for reinventing yourselves
  • Using both versions of the “Optopus “ external and internal
  • Using “AID “ ( Attractiveness – Implementation Difficulty ) test out your option evaluation scores
  • Applying these to your own business issues
  • Generating business cases and defining the strategic projects to take these breakthroughs forward
  • Testing these out with the “Uncertainty –Importance Grid , with some scenario story -telling
  • Applying the thinking to another aspect or issue in your life

Recommended Trainer

Tony Grundy is a highly experienced, knowledgeable and lively executive developer with over twenty years ’experience. His wide knowledge base gives him competencies in strategy, marketing, operations management, organisation development and in finance and international management. He has worked with blue chip clients like Tesco, Mothercare and Microsoft for over twenty years, right down to much smaller business units. He has worked with virtually every industy – both private and public sectors.

Tony is very well qualified with an MBA from CASS, a PHD from Cranfield, and MSc in organisational behaviour from Birkbeck, and an MPhil from Warwick Business School. He is also a Chartered Accountant and author of 18 books, the last one “Demystifying Strategy” was published in early 2012.

He has taught Strategy at Cranfield for fifteen years, also at CASS and Cambridge Businesss Schools, and is now Visiting Lecturer at Henley in Strategy and Finance.