Maximizing Stage-Gate: The Latest in Stage-Gate Design, Optimization & Governance

$1,495.00 $1,195.00 US

October 2-3, 2018 | Chicago, IL

Venue: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Chicago – Arlington Heights
Program Leader: Michael Phillips

Many companies have implemented an idea-to-launch process such as Stage-Gate® and were getting great results but now recognize it needs to be updated to address competitive changes in their industries. Some firms unfortunately have never achieved the outcomes they were hoping for from their process and want to quickly move from pain to gain by fixing what is broken.

Attend this seminar to discover the latest in Stage-Gate idea-to-launch process evolution and leave with new tools, techniques and ideas that you can use to update, fix or size a process for your new product development needs.

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Overview

Attend this seminar and learn how to dramatically improve product innovation process performance to drive ideas from inception-to-launch more effectively and efficiently.

  1. Explore how to evaluate and evolve a Stage-Gate idea-to-launch process by enabling the 6 critical traits of the most modern model
  2. Discover flexibility and context-based innovation to better manage issues related to project type, complexity and risk
  3. Master how to create and lever a robust front-end of innovation
  4. Learn how to build into your process a customer centric approach
  5. Explore advanced techniques to facilitate commercialization capabilities and related fast launch activities
  6. Investigate the latest advancements in techniques designed to leverage the most important innovation asset – PEOPLE
  7. Discover how to achieve high performing gates within a best practice governance model
  8. Bust bureaucracy and develop core skills needed in a modern innovation process
  9. Learn how to tailor-to-fit an innovation process using the Stage-Gate Design Guide
  10. Master the science of sustaining innovation capability by applying the Innovation Performance Framework®

Agenda – Day 1

8:45-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:30 Introductions
9:30-10:15 Innovation Performance Framework®: Key Learning’s from the Latest Benchmarks
10:15-10:30 Networking Break
10:30-12:15 The Modern Stage-Gate Process: Enabling 6 Critical Traits – part 1
12:15-1:00 Networking Lunch
1:00-2:00 Enabling 6 Critical Traits – part 2
2:00-2:15 Networking Break
2:15-3:00 Evolving Your Process (Interactive Session)
3:00-4:30 Enabling 6 Critical Traits – part 3
4:30-5:00 End of Day 1

Agenda – Day Two

9:00-10:00 Keeping it Lean
10:00-10:15 Networking Break
10:15-11:15 Keeping It Relevant
11:15-12:00 Evolving Your Process (Interactive Session)
12:00-1:00 Networking Lunch
1:00-2:15 Evaluating & Evolving Your Process
2:15-2:30 Networking Break
2:30-3:30 Sustaining Innovation Capability: Integrating the Innovation Performance Framework
3:30-4:00 Key Takeaways (Interactive Session)
4:00 End of Day 2

“I have attended three Stage-Gate International seminars. In all seminars, the entire team is very knowledgeable, professional, passionate and best-in-class in everything they do! The materials are well-organized and extremely informative.”

Wally Slone, VP Global Efficiency Program,
Fresenius Product and Hospital Group

Fresnius Medical Care

Benefits of Team Attendance

If you can bring colleagues to the event, so much the better… this initiative requires a team effort and it’s always good to have a small team, rather than just one person, to implement what’s been learned. By attending as a team your organization will:

  • Enhance cross-functional team effectiveness
  • Acquire new skills together to improve new product development success
  • Save time and money by attending as a group

Contact Sue Phillips at +1-905-637-8797 ext. 231 or by email sue.phillips@stage-gate.com for more seminar information and group discounts.

Cancellation Policy: Should you be unable to attend for any reason, please inform us in writing no later than thirty business days prior to the event start date for a credit voucher for the full amount. If you prefer, a refund less a $200 US non-refundable deposit will be issued. No refunds will be given for cancellations received within thirty business days of the event.

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