The Secrets of Innovation Culture

Comprehensive 5-day Silicon Valley Immersion Program
for Talent Transformation Executives

What Is An Executive Immersion Program?

This 5-day executive program is about how to build an innovation culture within an organization. It gives you a unique opportunity to immerse yourself into the startup ecosystem in Silicon Valley and hear directly from innovation leaders what the key ingredients are of their corporate cultures. Participants will see how successful companies are innovating and learn their talent management best practices.

What Will I Learn?

Understand the difference between disruptive and incremental innovation, and how to create space for experimentation without losing control
Discover key trends such as sharing economy, skills marketplace, freelancing, and learn what’s important for Millennials & Gen Z generation
Experience how startups get close to their customers to really address their needs
Get familiar with different ways of recruiting, evaluating, developing and promoting top talent

Program Agenda

This schedule is tentative and features past speakers and participating companies.
Subject to change without prior notice

DAY 1
INNOVATION IN THE IDEA ECONOMY
Industry disruption and the concept of innovation

Learn about the ongoing industry transformations triggered by emerging technologies and new business models. Discover how the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem is driving much of this fundamental change. Understand the concept of disruptive innovation and the role of startups in creating new markets. See how fast startups innovate through ideation, prototyping, agile cycles, and minimum viable products.

DAY 2
VALUES AND CULTURE OF INNOVATIVE COMPANIES
Corporate values and the entrepreneurial spirit

Experience the power of a clear company purpose and a strong set of values. Discover how your entire company can become more purpose driven, values-oriented and philanthropic. Learn directly from Silicon Valley Insiders how startups define their guiding principles and how large technology leaders maintain innovation spirit.

DAY 3
EMPOWERING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Customer-centricity and employee empowerment

See how startups work closely with the customers to address their needs. Discover how your company can become more customer-focused, and your employees more empowered and self-steering. Learn how to create space for people to experiment, without losing control Discover common patterns that enable employees to generate ideas and try new things.

DAY 4
ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN
Agility, speed and the flat organization

See how startups are able to execute with limited resources. Get a feel for the unique dynamics between pitching for funding and bootstrapping to reduce costs. Discover how your company can become more adaptive and agile. Workshops guide you through best practices in lean organizational structure, autonomy for teams and individuals, and quick decision-making.

DAY 5
TALENT MANAGEMENT
Harness the future of the workforce

Discover key trends such as sharing economy, skills marketplace, and freelancing and learn what’s important for Millennials & Generation Z. Get familiar with different ways of recruiting, evaluating, developing and promoting top talent. See the latest tools and technologies enabling HR departments to truly support employees instead of simply explaining and enforcing company policies. Discover how your employees and teams can become more collaborative, truthful and willing to learn.

Why Should I Join?

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    Connections
    Meet with executives of the most innovative Silicon Valley companies to forge new business alliances
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    Insights
    Discover what revolutionary ideas and technologies will challenge existing industries in the future.
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    Immersion
    Witness the appeal of the world’s capital of innovation that attracts and retains the best talent worldwide.
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    Best Practices
    Connect with Silicon Valley visionaries to share best practices of applying emerging technologies.
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    Leadership
    Brainstorm how to turn your team into the agents of change for sustainable competitive advantage.
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    Company Visits
    Exclusive access to venture funds, accelerators, fast-growing companies and game-changing startups.

Recent Programs

Photos from previous programs

What Did Attendees Have To Say About The Program?

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Katherine Boiciuc
Director Business Capability,
GES Telstra, Australia

“We wanted to come to Silicon Valley and learn how companies innovate. We didn’t know how to do it, so we approached Silicon Valley Innovation Center that managed to connect us to numerous Silicon Valley organizations that opened our eyes to what is possible.”

https://youtube.com/watch?v=k2dUCh1FNhs

Marcel Haert
Head of Digital Transformation,
KPMG, Switzerland

“Thank you SVIC for this great week. I like to be the part of the program and the group. The program was very intense and impressive: great speakers and good choice of companies. For me, it was a really successful week.”

https://youtube.com/watch?v=Wg298ofjpc0

Paula Campoy
Customer Excellence Director,
AbbVie, Brazil

“The program made by SVIC was great: regarding looking at the new trends and what is going on, regarding innovation and digital transformation processes that you can apply inside your company. I was impressed by case studies that were so practical and gave us some new methodology that can improve our customer experience.”

The Secrets of Innovation Culture PROGRAM RUNS QUARTERLY

October 14-18, 2019
January 13-17, 2020
April 20-24, 2020

PRICE:
Early Bird: $8,500/person
Regular: $10,000/person
Late Bird: $12,000/person

What Is Included?

Executive Program: 5 full days of educational sessions, meetings and company visits
Hotel accommodation
Transfers between company visits
Lunches
Program support with an SVIC representative accompanying the group

If you prefer to book and pay for your own accommodation, contact us to request a registration code.

CONTACT US TODAY

+ 1 (650) 274 – 0214
mail@svicenter.com

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About Silicon Valley Innovation Center

Helping Companies Grow And Innovate By Connecting Them With Disruptive Technologies And Emerging Trends​

Who We Are

Since 2012, Silicon Valley Innovation Center (SVIC) has been empowering senior-level executive leaders from around the world to uncover business growth opportunities behind the threats of disruptive technologies.
We provide expertise in the business impact of disruptive technologies by creating exclusive executive management programs, cutting-edge thought leadership summits, and breakthrough corporate innovation acceleration programs. We have organized hundreds of study tours and executive education programs for corporate executives, business owners, board members of multi-billion dollar corporations and government leaders in Silicon Valley and beyond.
For more information go to www.siliconvalley.center

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