Business Design & Innovation



The Business Design & Innovation topic keeps you informed about current trends in strategic innovation, entrepreneurship and the creation of new business models. We share state-of-the-art insights and knowledge models through events, workshops, courses, social media and the blog.


Expertise center

The Expertise Center Business Design & Innovation develops competencies and tools for product and service development, design and design management for B2C and B2B businesses in a variety of sectors. Through scientific and applied research, the knowledge platform supports businesses in a variety of sectors in their search for new business models. On top of that, the knowledge and competencies will help businesses gear their innovation towards different technological, economic and societal trends.

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Our programs help to ensure that innovation through design can blossom in your organization. Tailor-made advice, inspiring speakers and courses will get you on your way.


Master Class Business Design Thinking

In this three-day ‘Master Class Design Thinking’ you learn skills to get started as a facilitator in your own organization

Start date: 16/11/2016
Duration: Short 1-15 days
Language: nl

Master Class Creativity & Innovation Leadership

This Master Class will help you in developing a strategic innovation vision for your organization in 3 days.

Start date: 14/11/2016
Duration: Short 1-15 days
Language: en

Master Class Innovative Labour Organization

This Master Class offers you the perspectives that underlie the design of successful Innovative Labor Organizations

Start date: 05/10/2017
Duration: Short 1-15 days
Language: nl

Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

This Master program prepares candidates for a future of success in entrepreneurship and innovation.

Start date: 28/08/2017
Duration: Long: 1 year (full-time masters)
Language: en

Innovative Organizational Culture in SME’s

Innovation is a true buzzword nowadays. But what is the best way to deal with innovation in your SME? Find it out!

Start date: 20161018
Duration: Short 1-15 days
Language: nl



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December 12, 2016 by Judith Buysse

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