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

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Develop New Products the Stage-Gate Way!

Attend this one-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 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.

Attend this workshop to:

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

“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

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

Date: TBA
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Day One Agenda

8:30 Welcome & Registration
9:00 Innovation Critical Success Factors - Part 1
10:00 Networking Break
10:15 Innovation Critical Success Factors - Part 2
11:00 The Authentic Stage-Gate Idea-to-Launch Process - Part 1
12:00 Networking Lunch

The Authentic Stage-Gate Idea-to-Launch Process - Part 2

2:30 Gates & Gate Keeping
3:30 Customizing a Stage-Gate Process
4:30 Closing Comments / Q&A

“This was a great seminar to organize our thoughts about implementing and make sure we don’t miss any important pieces.”

Giovanni Villances, National Oilwell Varco,
Commercialization Analyst

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

Date: TBA
City: TBA
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Enrollment Information

Chicago, IL

DoubleTree Hotel
75 W. Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois, 60005
P: 847-364-7600

Enrollment Fee:
$795 USD/person. Fee includes all workshop materials, luncheon and refreshment breaks.

Save Up to $200:

  • Save $200 - register now to receive the Early Bird Discount (limited-enrollment offer).


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.

Contact Izabella Lis at +1-905-637-8797 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.

“One of the most informative [seminars] I’ve participated in. Looking forward to working toward a world-class Stage-Gate process.”

Lance E. Gomes, Engineering Project Manager,
Weir SPM

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