Looking ahead is hard. The world is changing fast. The next 5 years will change even faster than the past 5 years. Knowing how to look ahead, spot trends, opportunities and threats are essential to the success of your business. Make your plan (a little bit more) futureproof with trendwatching techniques and methods to better understand your business environment.
This workshop is a sequal to ‘Trendwatching I – Understanding & doing’, but can also be facilitated on its own. It provides hands-on tools to turn trends into future scenarios. The bridge between trendwatching and business development.
This workshop is designed for the following challenges.
TIP: to help you ‘think’, select the challenges that apply to your case.
Understand the ever-changing world Turn information overload into clear trends you can apply to your business Understand changing customer behaviour and needs. Design for future customers, not customers from the past Innovate your business. Iterate existing or explore new business models A more intuitive way to talk to investors, clients and team members Discover relevant trends that impact your business Distil threats and opportunities
Everything we do is based on lean startup and design thinking techniques. This means we solve challenges in loops: processes that can be repeated until a solution is designed, tested and proven (or not). Build – Measure – Learn. The blueprint behind every session.
Having a business model that works doesn't guarantee it will in the future. There are forces outside your business model trying to change (and break) things. We start with a quick refresh.
Zoom in session
Learn about true strategies and future scenarios. This session brings three tools together and enables teams to create future scenarios.
Create your strategic space with the Trends Template
Create one-page business models with the Business Model Canvas
Design solutions for future customers with the Customer Journey Template
Learning by doing. Create customer journeys from a customers perspective for your case, or one of our inspiring cases.
Let's speed things up. How can trends affect everyday businesses? We will show you how we look at the news, forecast changes and disrupt business models.
Innovating businesses by creating future scenarios should be second nature for entrepreneurs. We show you how to create and present scenarios in minutes.
Again, learning by doing. Disrupt your business. Explore new scenarios, create your future-proof strategy.
What tools will we be using? Well… these ones! Feel free to try them out in preparation of our session together!
There are different ways to execute this workshop/training. It’s important to know the difference (or at least ours) between workshops & training sessions.
- Workshops – Solving challenges!
- Trainings – Learning by doing. Part learning, part solving challenges!
TIP: to help you ‘think’, select the cards that you’re interested in.
- Remote brainstorm session
- Big-screen-brainstorm for large audiences and events
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