Stage-Gate® Process – Critical Success Factors, Best Practices and Governance

$795.00 $595.00 US

Oct 23, 2018 | San Diego, CA

Venue: Crown Plaza, San Diego

Attend this 1-day workshop to learn how to dramatically improve NPD success from an idea’s inception to its potential launch using the world’s most popular new product development process.

The authentic Stage-Gate process works because a significant number of proven practices are built into it – completing the right amount of upfront homework, building in the voice of customer, making the tough go/kill decisions and so on. Understand what truly drives world-class performance – the critical success factors – and, the most effective and efficient way to organize the many best practices into a system that helps you to be successful.

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Attend this workshop to:

  1. Discover the drivers of new product success – product innovation practices that separate winners from losers
  2. Learn what an authentic world-class Stage-Gate Process looks like and why it drives superior new product performance
  3. Explore the 5 Stages – design of each stage, activities, worksheets and how they should work
  4. Understand the 5 Gates – purpose of gates, deliverables, scorecards, decision criteria and how they work
  5. Learn how to scale the Stage-Gate Process to fast-track projects while maintaining rigor
  6. Leave ready to develop and launch new products the Stage-Gate way


8:30-9:00 Welcome & Registration
9:00-10:00 Innovation Critical Success Factors – Part 1
10:00-10:15 Networking Break
10:15-11:00 Innovation Critical Success Factors – Part 2
11:00-12:00 The Authentic Stage-Gate Idea-to-Launch Process – Part 1
12:00-1:00 Networking Lunch
1:00-2:30 The Authentic Stage-Gate Idea-to-Launch Process – Part 2
2:30-3:30 Gates & Gate Keeping
3:30-4:30 Customizing a Stage-Gate Process
4:30-5:00 Closing Comments / Q&A
5:00 End of Day

“Lots of valuable information with very effective sharing of real life experiences to support points. Use of these actual experiences to respond to questions was very enlightening.”

Angeline Gillings, Business Development Manager (New Products),
GK Foods Division

GK Foods Division

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 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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