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Innovation… It’s More Than You Think! Workshop Hosted by PTAC

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Suite 400, Chevron Plaza 500-5 Avenue SW

Calgary, AB T2P 3L5


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How do we get to new growth faster?

We all feel the accelerating pace of change and see the combined threats and opportunities that come with disruption. Old ways of working are falling behind. In order to thrive, today's businesses must learn to approach innovation and growth at web speed.

The startup world has much to teach us about working faster and leaner. Core to their approach is a willingness to learn from customers through experimenting, exploring and testing new ideas.

This workshop is designed to help you learn the value of Intrapreneurship and to think differently about your business in a time when traditional methods are no longer keeping up. Learn how to apply the power of Business Model Thinking to create, deliver, and capture more value by building products and services that customers love.

What You Can Expect:

  • Understand the importance of innovation and its profound impact potential for your business.

  • Learn powerful new concepts and visual tools that will align your teams by linking innovation to Business Model Thinking and Value Proposition Design.

  • Get insights into growth and opportunity by mapping the changing context in which your business operates.

  • Gain skills in agile and lean innovation. Learn how to iterate and test new ideas with customers quickly and evolve towards solutions that work.

  • Explore and discuss the enablers and barriers to innovation in company culture.

What others have said:

Our introductory innovation workshop has equipped dozens of Calgary businesses with new tools for innovation and a fresh approach to growth. We consistently receive excellent reviews like:

  • "Your workshop really 'woke me up' to a new and different way of thinking - Great job!"

  • “This was an excellent introduction to Innovation thinking, and the pace of information was just right."

  • “Fun, Informative and Challenging. Thanks for sharing your deep expertise and knowledge!”


9:30 am – registration and networking; coffee served

10:00 am – morning session: innovation, disruption, and business model thinking

12:00 am – lunch, networking, mingle and ask our staff questions

1:00 pm – afternoon session: lean startup, value proposition design, and innovation culture

3:30 pm – wrap up

Space is limited! Workshop capacity is 25 people.


$397 per workshop seat

50% discount for additional team members from same company

Participants will receive:

  • Workshop certificate of completion

  • Handout package with key resources and tools

  • Your choice of an Alex Osterwalder book ($35 value), Business Model Generation or Value Proposition Design


Wally Thorson, Director, Technology & Market Intelligence

Recently, Wally spent a week in Switzerland with business innovation thought leader Alex Osterwalder, founder of Strategyzer and pioneer of the Business Model Canvas. The Canvas methodology has been adopted by over 5 million people worldwide including SMEs and Fortune 500 companies. CTI is eager to share these concepts with you and support your organization to:

  • experiment at speed

  • implement new ideas

  • develop intrapreneurship skills

  • empower a culture of innovation

Full Bio: https://www.calgarytechnologies.com/our-team/

For more information about the event, please contact:

Willis Tat, Analyst, Enterprise Acceleration

Email: wtat@calgarytechnologies.com

Phone: 403-210-8338

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