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Innovation Mining

Innovation mining is an approach that engages the team’s imagination about the future – where they will be, what they will sell, how they will do things, how they will work together. It uncovers and realizes the full innovation potential of the team.

Business Impact

Ideally Suitable For

  • Middle-level Managers
  • Senior Leaders

The delivery will be customised as per the needs of the learning cohort.

What you will learn in Innovation Mining

How is this activity available?

Instructor-led Training (ILT)

Instructor-led Training (ILT)

Lego Serious Play (LSP)

Lego Serious Play (LSP)

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Available in -

  • Instructor-led Training (ILT) Instructor-led Training (ILT)
  • Lego Serious Play (LSP) Lego Serious Play (LSP)

Each Innovation Mining workshop is customised to a specific customer problem. The broad structure these workshops follow is:

  • Getting familiar with the Lego Serious Play methodology
  • Defining the current state
  • Describing the aspirational state
  • Understanding the gap to be bridged
  • Arriving at simple guiding principles to solve the problem

The program will help:

  • Uncover and encourage the creative potential of your teams
  • Ensure that everyone is ‘on the same page’, with checkpoints that let you adjust the course so you can achieve your objectives without unnecessary entanglements, misunderstandings, fruitless meetings, loss of time and missed deadlines
  • Address challenges in 6 different domains:
    • Attuning norms and culture (Create shared understanding of what defines the organizations innovation-thinking and innovation-processes.)
    • Analyzing opportunities and defining intent (Heed the business landscape and discover where you are, who else is there, how it is changing and where the opportunities are.)
    • Developing and selecting ideas (Maximize all the creativity and imagination within your organization or project team. Play out and test multiple scenarios.)
    • Building real teams to drive Innovation projects efficiently in real time (Build and maintain teams that will perform effectively without needing well-defined processes. Learn and practice participatory decision-making.)
    • Developing Real Time Strategies for keeping the Innovation on track: (Improve the speed and quality of your day-to-day as well as your long term decision making. Make your processes continuously move forward towards the shared goals and vision.)
    • Communicating and selling the new idea (Develop and practice story-making and story-telling. Whether it is the story of the product, the company, or the vision the most powerful story is the one that creates memorable images.)

Each Innovation Mining workshop is customised to a specific customer problem. The broad structure these workshops follow is:

  • Getting familiar with the Lego Serious Play methodology
  • Defining the current state
  • Describing the aspirational state
  • Understanding the gap to be bridged
  • Arriving at simple guiding principles to solve the problem
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All material needed for the execution of the workshop will be arranged by FocusU.

Several topics are available in virtual as well as in-person modes. On each topic page, you will see icons on the right to clarify the modes. This is how you decode the icons:

  • ILT (Instructor led training) - ILT (Instructor led training)
  • VILT (Virtual instructor led training) - VILT (Virtual instructor led training)
  • OBS (Online business simulation) - OBS (Online business simulation)
  • ML (Microlearning) - ML (Microlearning)
  • MC (Masterclass) - MC (Masterclass)
  • SDP (Storified Digital Products asynchronous) - SDP (Storified Digital Products - asynchronous)
  • DIY (Do it yourself) - DIY (Do it yourself)

For each workshop, we can help you with three different teasers you can customize and share periodically with participants to build excitement and get traction.

You can download a program overview from each of the topic pages. While this will give you an overall workshop structure, our learning designers will still need to talk with you to customize the workshop to your context.

Every single workshop (except the asynchronous self-paced modules) is customized to the precise customer need and brief. Our client advisory team will work closely with you to understand your context and pass it on to the execution team.

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    Thanks to the FocusU team for conducting a highly engaging, action-packed workshop. The workshop design was innovative; the activities were creatively planned and meticulously executed. Some of the competencies like strategic thinking, innovation, drive for results & team synergy were effectively elicited through play.

    Tina Suneja
    HomeShop18 Head-Learning & OD
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    FocusU has always delivered to the objective set out with perfection. They always bring new ideas and exercises to help deliver the message and achieve the objective. Lego Serious Play is an extremely powerful tool which we have used for team visioning sessions. The entire exercise is engaging and helps bring out various aspects of discussion on the table in a non-threatening way.

    Sachin Jain
    PepsiCo India Region Manager Leadership Capability
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    It’s not about the content or activities. Those can be replicated by others. It’s what the FocusU team does with them which makes the experience so special.

    Tanmaya Vats
    PepsiCo Global Value Innovation Center Vice President & Head