MASTERCLASS: Winning with Stage-Gate

March 24-25, 2020 | London, UK


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This top-rated masterclass presented by Innovation Management Expert Bernd Becker is brought to you by the official Stage-Gate® company. Learn to master the award-winning business process used by thousands of companies around the world, small and large, including 3M, ABB, Atlas-Copco, BASF, Bosch, Carlsberg, Caterpillar, DuPont, Exxon Chemicals, Governments (state and federal) Guinness, Henkel, Hewlett Packard, ITT Industries, Kraft Foods, LEGO, Mars, Microsoft, Novo-Nordisk, Orkla, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, Siemens, Swarovski, Velux, Voith Paper, Volvo, VISA and many more.

Stage-Gate Fundamentals, 5th Generation (New)

Discover the research-based principles that underpin an authentic 5th Generation Stage-Gate Innovation Framework, how it works, and why it consistently delivers world-class innovation performance.

  • The business impact of this proven value creation operating model
  • Peer-reviewed performance benchmarks, benefits and company use case examples
  • How the Stage-Gate Framework provides an overarching management system that co-ordinates and links all innovation activities
  • How the Stages lay out a best practice roadmap for cross-functional teams to align, collaborate, and accelerate the creative process to develop innovations that win
  • How unique, authentic Gate governance surfaces the best initiatives and advances business strategy by aligning and focusing resource allocations to top scoring initiatives

Stage Gate Innovation Performance Framework

Using Stage-Gate to Win

Resist the temptation to copy another company’s Stage-Gate Model.  Discover how to adapt the authentic Stage-Gate Model to complement company’s strategy, organizational structure, capability and portfolio mix without losing its benchmarked ability to gain competitive advantage.

  • What to customize in Stage-Gate so it strengthens your competitive advantages
  • Learn why one Stage-Gate Framework can be flexibly applied to manage a diverse portfolio of strategic initiatives and innovations when Process Pathways ‘right-size’ rigor to project risk
  • Examples of Process Pathways for new product, service, software, platform, and technology innovations
  • How to harmonize Stage-Gate with enterprise practices: Agile, Scrum, Lean, Design Thinking, Six Sigma, Open Innovation, Learning Organization and Balanced Scorecard
  • Gate governance including portfolio and resource allocations for various organizational scenarios

Build a Stage-Gate Culture for Sustainable, Continuous Innovation

Enable your organization and teams to focus, hustle and execute consistently and predictably by providing the right balance of structure, clarity, and flexibility using best practice guardrails.

  • Transformative change – routinely embrace and manage uncertainty and risk
  • Quick wins – simplify your start then build momentum and alignment through your journey
  • Use take-away tools and stats to kick-start Stage-Gate in your company
  • Continuous learning – master rapid, iterative, prototyping and post launch reviews
  • Digital innovation – discover the Stage-Gate Ready Certification network

Two Highly Interactive Days of Learning with Peer Leaders

Facilitated by an expert in innovation management; high quality course content designed and developed by business professors and product developers: benchmarks; break-out sessions; company examples/case studies; networking breaks; practical take-away tools for immediate application; Q&A; an implementation guide for company-wide roll-out.

  • Delve into the relevant topics and strategies that will enable you to lead crucial innovation initiatives to success and maximize value to your organization
  • Discover real-life examples and tactics that work, and leave with a go-forward plan to solve your innovation challenges
  • Benefit from the wealth of knowledge and experience of Stage-Gate expert presenters and the innovation professionals attending the event
  • Network with the Stage-Gate experts and other like-minded peers. Get inspiration from their experiences that will help you to reach your innovation performance goals

Join Us for this Event

  • Day 1 begins at 8:30 and ends with a networking reception at 6:00 pm
  • Day 2 begins at 8:00 and ends at 3:45 pm
  • No Risk Registration – your Satisfaction is guaranteed*
  • The hotel is located at Bryanston Street, Marble Arch London W1H 7EH, UK – Telephone +44 800 330 8523
  • The hotel is 2 minutes from the Marble Arch underground station
  • Visit the hotel website to book your room
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The Amba Hotel Marble Arch is a unique hotel with outstanding modern, facilities and features, as well as comfortable,  rooms. It is a just a stone’s throw from shopping hotspots such as Oxford Street and Mayfair, as well as a host of famous London landmarks including Madame Tussauds and Hamleys.

We understand that our event registrants want to remain safe and healthy in light of the COVID-19 situation.  In preparation for COVID-19 in London, the Abma hotels are working diligently in consultation with Public Health England and the National Health Service and have put protocols in place that ensure the safety of all guests (strict hygiene and infection control measures).


*No Risk Registration – your Satisfaction is guaranteed.  Receive a full credit toward another Stage-Gate event if you cancel within 48 hours.  If you cancel with less than 48 hours notice, a cancellation fee of $200 will be applied. Still not sure this event is for you? Speak to our event specialist, call +1-905-637-8797 ext. 228 or email