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Innovation Boot Camp

Fundamentals for Rapid Innovation and Building an Innovation Culture

New 3-Day Program!
Leading culture change and innovation is a growing imperative for strategists, leaders, business architects and managers alike. Rapid changes, tighter budgets among other challenges are increasing the need for innovation.

During this interactive session, your team will learn methods and thinking tools for developing a rapid innovation process and for building an innovation culture.

The bootcamp will enable participants to work hands-on with innovation methods and tools. Focused upon enabling transformation to client-centric product and services, your team will develop innovation and design thinking capabilities for:

  • Client-centered services delivery
  • Transformation, change and renewal
  • Strategic business model innovation
  • Performance improvement programs

Benefit from Team On-Site Sessions:

Intervista relates emerging methodologies espoused by advanced innovation hubs and delivers these approaches conveniently to your team in an on-site 3-day interactive session.

1. Why Innovation? The future, faster.

  • Increasingly complex and uncertain environment
  • Core challenges for innovation
  • Types of innovation opportunities and horizons
  • How do we do innovation?
  • Mindsets and skill sets for building an innovation culture

2. Inspiration: Focusing on client outcomes.

  • Environmental analysis
  • Insights: Shifting the perspective from you to the client
  • Who is the client: When is the user is not the client?
  • Generative research
  • Client profiles
  • Outcomes and jobs-to-be-done

3. Ideation: From empathy to eureka

  • Value proposition canvas
  • Mapping the value proposition
  • Exploring new ideas: Observations, themes, ‘how might we’ methods
  • Napkin Sketches: Framing possible solutions

4. Business model innovation.
The need for a common language.

  • Visual thinking
  • Business models as a blueprint for strategy
  • The business model canvas: Nine components to describe, analyze and change what the organization does
  • Understanding model dynamics

5. Making it real. Prototyping and Client Validation

  • Reducing risk and uncertainty
  • Lean Startup methods – Applying the ‘build–measure–learn’ loop
  • Value of early prototypes
  • Testing and validation methods
  • Client engagement and co-creation strategies

6. Leading innovation: Creating a roadmap for the future.

  • Creating a clear sense of purpose: 3 essential conversations about innovation
  • Evidence based management – sure, but the right evidence
  • Push versus Pull strategies
  • The role of design sprints
  • Sustaining a culture of innovation

Who should attend

Chief Innovation Officer
Vice-President / Director
Strategic Planner
Chief Design Officer
VP/Director Marketing
Chief Information Officer
Program Director / Manager
Vice President / Director
Research Development Lead
Product / Program Design
Business Manager
Business Architect
Information Architect
Product Manager
Customer Experience Director
Consumer Insight Lead
Co-creation Lead
Product Adoption Manager
Project Manager / Leader
Knowledge Management Specialist
Change Management Specialist
Tier 1 IS / Innovation Consultant
Human Factors Specialist
Business Analyst
Business Process Specialist
Policy Analyst


Designated as a recognized educational institution, reference number 1145223385 for educational tax credits.
Désigné comme établissement d'enseignement reconnu, numéro de référence 1145223385 pour les crédits d’impôt éducatifs.

Group discounts do not apply for customized courses. Educational sessions scheduled outside continental United States and Canada are subject to a 20% surcharge on tuition fees.

Cancellations are accepted up to two weeks prior to the course. A $100 service charge will be applied.
Please obtain a cancellation number from us to confirm.  Late cancellations will not be refunded, but enrollment fees may be credited to any future Intervista course, seminar or conference anywhere in North America. Substitutions may be made at any time.

Intervista Institute reserves the right to postpone, cancel or change scheduled dates or venues, as well as the right to substitute instructors with other highly qualified experts. Participants that cannot attend a rescheduled course and have paid for the course, will be entitled to a full refund or credit for another course.


To schedule an on-site team session contact us today.
For more information about our innovation programs contact:
Teresa Di Cairano at 514-703-9370 or Robert Mazerolle at 514-717-7667.

enterprise architectureProfessional Accreditation
Certain professional associations may recognize Intervista courses for credit to satisfy your continuous education requirement. Present the course outline to your board for confirmation. This course provides approximately 21 hours of instruction for the 3-day session.

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on-site team sessions

Build your team capability on-site

Intervista relates emerging methodologies espoused by advanced innovation hubs and delivers these approaches conveniently to your team in an on-site 3-day interactive session.

Contact us about how to schedule this course on-site for teams of 12 or more.


Each participant will receive a certificate of completion, hard copy of courseware and a notebook.

program overview

1. Why Innovation?
2. Inspiration
3. Ideation
4. Business model innovation
5. Making it real
6. Leading innovation

course leader

LachapelleMichael Lachapelle is a member of the Intervista faculty as well as a business design and transformation consultant with more than 12 years’ experience in both the corporate and public sectors.

As course leader, he shares his expertise in business design and innovation, enterprise business analysis, business architecture, policy analysis and business model innovation. 
Learn more about our faculty.


Why Time Matters When
it Comes to Innovation

the talk

"I really am excited about taking the methodology back to the office…..and more excited to apply it. Excellent material and application, Instructor was extremely knowledgeable and experienced."
Stefanie Carpentier
Assistant Director, IT Services
California Lottery

"Very enjoyable and knowledgeable instructor. Particularly liked real world examples used as reference points."
Francine Sternthal
Director, Product Management

"I congratulate you on the high caliber of your speakers — they bring a wealth of knowledge to supplement the course material."
Carol Lachapelle
Director, Information Management NB
Department of Transportation

"Very interesting and will be really useful in conversations with prospective clients."
Joelle Parent
Manager, Business Development

"Thanks to the presenter and team - Great stuff!"
Jean Desforges
Director, New Product Development, BD&L
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.

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