Innovation Leadership

Register 5 weeks in advance and get an early bird discount of 10%

For safety reasons, all the Executive Education classes are held in line with the WHO and Luxembourg Ministry of Health guidelines. The size of the group is limited to 25 participants.

Are your innovation initiatives and projects fit for the next normal? How to become and stay “future-proof”, particularly in the times of accelerating change? Focusing on the incremental product innovations and standard R&D practices is not sufficient. 

This practical training will help you to turn crisis into opportunity by helping you reimagine the future and conceive new business models to add to the present ones. A carefully thought-through set of business models will help your company operate in the current circumstances, while at the same time prepare for the changing circumstances and future.

Who should attend?

This program is designed for:

  • Any seniors managers who have project responsibility for developing new products, services, and markets.
  • Senior engineering, R&D, Business Development, Product Development, Project Management, IT, representing a wide range of consumer and business-to-business industries.

Program Objectives

  • Learn about product, service, solution, platform, digital and moonshot business models and how they sustain or disrupt established companies
  • Learn how business model innovation can help your company survive the challenging circumstances, grow in the next normal and thrive on the long run
  • Assess your current business model(s) against your new strategic needs
  • Reimagine your business model(s) to improve present and future performance
  • Define the steps that your organization needs to take in order to develop current business models and create new ones


Ivanka Visnjic is Professor of Innovation at ESADE Business School, where she also acts as Director of Institute for Innovation and Knowledge Management. Before joining ESADE, Ivanka worked at the consulting firm McKinsey & Co and completed her PhD at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium.

Her research, consulting and speaking activities are focused on innovative business models for established companies, such as services and solution business models, digital and platform business models, disruptive and moonshot business models. She has worked closely with the senior management of a number of global companies, including Atlas Copco, BAE Systems, Caterpillar, Enel, IBM, Pearson and Telefonica.

Ivanka received a number of awards and grants, including Poets & Quants’ 40 under 40 Professors and IBM Faculty Award. Her research has been published in prestigious academic journals such as California Management Review, Journal of Operations Management and Journal of Product Innovation Management.

Whether you are leading an organization, managing a team or interested in advancing in your career, the Weekend MBA help you achieve your career expectations.


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