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Strategic Innovation: Disrupting the Business Model

Executive Education Open Enrollment Program

Rapid technological change demands a new understanding of innovation – and the agile ecosystem to support it.

2019 Dates: Sept. 25-27, 2019

2020 Dates: Sept. 23-25, 2020

Location: Carnegie Mellon University

Fee: $4,100

In an ever-changing business landscape, it’s hard to keep up, let alone get ahead of the pack. Traditional product and service innovations are often slow and expensive. To create value, you need to reinvent the business model itself. From new customer channels to enhanced value streams to novel pricing schemes, Strategic Innovation: Disrupting the Business Model will open your organization to unseen opportunity.

Move beyond incremental improvements. Instead, reimagine how to create leaps in shareholder value. Let Carnegie Mellon’s renowned faculty and seasoned industry leaders help you to recognize new possibilities for  - and threats to - your organization. Learn to foster nimble, creative thinking and shake up your culture from the inside out. Experience hands-on application of cutting edge technological advances.

Don’t let changing environmental conditions leave you behind – transform ahead of the curve and ride it to success.

Contact a program director at 412-268-2304 or email to learn more.

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Who should attend?
Program Schedule
Featured Faculty

Who should attend?

This program is designed for anyone responsible for or involved in the strategic direction of the organization or individual business unit. Recommended participants include mid- to senior-level executives and managers who want to more effectively lead their business unit to success and executives and managers from companies in quickly-changing industries, including manufacturing, services, technology and consumer products.

Program Schedule

Day 1

Identifying Disruptions

  • Signals of change in the age of disruption
  • Trends in technology
  • Emerging technologies
  • Leading strategic innovation

Day 2

Innovation insight and opportunities

  • Reimagining the business model
  • Design thinking for user centered design

Day 3

Identifying and developing innovation leaders and a culture of innovation

  • Create the internal systems for innovation
  • Identify, recruit and develop innovation leaders using scorecards, assessments and processes for results

  • Recognize elements required for a successful innovation culture

Featured Faculty

Sevin Yeltekin

Professor of Economics; Senior Associate Dean, Education

Sevin Yeltekin

Sean Ammirati

Partner, Birchmere Ventures; Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship

Sean Ammirati

Peter Steinberg

President, Innovative Thought

Peter Steinberg