To excel at creating new products, companies must continue to innovate effectively. The Leading Product Innovation program addresses the core challenges and diverse risks of managing product development in unpredictable markets. You'll learn how to create focused product plans that align with your firm's strategy, and recognize and capitalize on new opportunities for product innovation.
New technology doesn't automatically equate to better results. In this Harvard Business Review article, Stefan H. Thomke—HBS Professor and faculty chair of the Leading Product Innovation program—explains that organizations must integrate new tools and technology into systems and routines that are already in place. Read more.
A Guide to Creating, Building, and Sustaining Breakthrough Ventures
Silicon Valley's latest trend for creating new ventures is based on trial and error: test market needs with new product concepts and a minimum amount of capital, expect that the product may not meet the market need, so fail fast and try another product with the hope that a product-market fit will eventually emerge. But this fail fast, step-and-pivot philosophy is like taking a random walk in the forest without a compass. In If You Really Want to Change the World, authors Henry Kressel and Norman Winarsky provide a guide for those who wish to create a market-leading company that will have a real impact: a disciplined and staged approach they have used to launch, invest in, and develop scores of highly successful companies. Learn more.
Developed for individuals at all levels—from top executives and general managers to up-and-coming leaders and business owners—each intensive program delivers what companies need most: outstanding leaders who can improve corporate performance and drive competitive advantage.