MASTERCLASS: Winning with Stage-Gate

$795.00 US

November 5, 2019 | Atlanta, GA

Venue:  Springhill Suites by Marriott Atlanta Buckhead

This top-rated master class 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 including 3M, ABB, Atlas-Copco, BASF, Bosche, Carlsberg, Caterpillar, DuPont, Exxon Chemicals, Guinness, Henkel, Hewlett Packard, Kraft Foods, LEGO, Mars, Microsoft, Novo-Nordisk, Orkla, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, Siemens, Swarovski, Velux, Voith Paper, Volvo, VISA and many more.

Stage-Gate 5G

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 the proven operating model
  • The performance benchmarks, benefits and company examples
  • How the Stages lay out a best practice roadmap for cross-functional teams to align, collaborate, and hustle to develop new products that build momentum and win
  • How Go/Kill Gates accelerate the best initiatives and advance business strategies by focusing funding and resource allocations to top ranking projects
  • Learn how Stage-Gate balances the natural dualities (yin and yang) of innovation

Uniquely Apply Stage-Gate to Win

Resist the temptation to copy another company’s Stage-Gate Model.  Instead, discover how to customize Stage-Gate to suit your strategy, capability and portfolio mix to gain competitive advantage.

  • What to customize in Stage-Gate so it strengthens your competitive advantages
  • Learn how to apply Stage-Gate to a project, a program, a portfolio & to a company
  • The subtle but important differences when using Stage-Gate for market-driven launches (company-funded) and for customer-driven developments (customer-funded)
  • Stage-Gate for new products, services software process and technology developments
  • Right-sizing process rigor for project risk: apply Stage-Gate when uncertainty is high or low
  • Gate governance for various organizational scenarios from a single team to a global matrix
  • Emerging dominant Stage-Gate frameworks: blends of Design Thinking, Agile and Lean Six Sigma

Build a Stage-Gate Culture for Sustainable Innovation

Enable your teams to focus, hustle and execute consistently and predictably by providing the right amount of structure, clarity and flexibility with guardrails

  • Quick wins-simplify your start then build momentum and support the journey
  • Use take-away tools and stats to kick-start Stage-Gate in your company
  • Apply the Stage-Gate role matrix to accelerate improved accountability
  • Discover how to successfully digitize Stage-Gate with the Stage-Gate Ready Certification network

Get Buy-in from Your Innovation Champion

  • 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
  • Participate in an intimate group setting and Think Tank to address your most pressing innovation challenges. Get feedback on your thoughts and answers to your questions.
  • Network with the Stage-Gate experts and other like-minded product developers. Get inspiration from their experiences that will help you to reach your innovation performance goals.

The Venue

Marriott Spring Hill

Hotel Discount Ends Oct 30th

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Atlanta Buckhead is a contemporary hotel within walking distance of an array of attractions, the Phipps Plaza shopping mall, and a variety of excellent restaurants.

Visitors traveling from the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International airport can hop on the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (marta) for a 30-40-minute ride to the Buckhead stop. The hotel offers complimentary (pre-arranged) shuttle transportation between the train stop and the hotel.

Delegates are invited to take advantage of the Stage-Gate International preferred room rate of $154 if you book your room by Tuesday, October 30, 2019. Click on this link to Book your group rate for Stage-Gate International


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. 231 or email