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Tine Van Hecke
Tine Van Hecke Innovation & Strategy Consultant/Manager Living Tomorrow Academy

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Detailed program

Day 1 - Foundation & Problem Understanding

  • Innovation Essentials: explore the significance and role of innovation in business growth.
  • Effective Problem Framing: learn methodologies for comprehensive problem exploration and insight prioritization.
  • Understanding Context & Customer Insights: emphasize the importance of customer understanding and contextual insights for effective problem-solving.

Day 2: Solution Ideation & Prototyping

  • Creative Solution Crafting: engage in brainstorming techniques and hypothesis formulation for innovative solutions.
  • Prototyping the Solution: dive into MVP concepts, crafting initial prototypes for proposed solutions.
  • Running Effective Experiments: explore rapid experiment methodologies for hypothesis validation and solution testing.

Day 3: Business Viability & Pitching Mastery

  • Business Model & Value Creation: align business models, refine value propositions, and understand revenue generation strategies.
  • Emphasizing Viability & Sustainability: highlight the importance of business viability and sustainability in solution development.
  • Professional Pitch Development: hone presentation skills, practice effective communication, and Q&A strategies, culminating in a refined pitch session.


Why this training?

  • Applied learning with real-world cases: engage with real challenges contributed by participants. We delve into actual cases, ensuring that the techniques and tools learned are directly applicable to diverse business scenarios and industries.
  • Hands-On Learning: Experience the innovation process firsthand. From ideation to validation, immerse yourself in a dynamic environment where theory meets practical application.
  • Master diverse techniques: Explore a myriad of innovation techniques and tools. Learn to create MVPs, conduct interviews, and more besides Design Thinking, Lean Startup, Business Modeling, Jobs to Be Done—empowering you to choose and blend techniques for unparalleled results.
  • AI empowerment: Discover the fusion of AI with innovation. AI tools will revolutionize the innovation landscape, discover those that will maximize your potential to create and implement groundbreaking ideas.
  • Validated Business Cases: Learn how to de-risk your ideas into validated business cases. Translate raw concepts into robust, market-ready solutions.
  • Pitching Mastery: Receive coaching on pitching innovative projects to stakeholders. Gain the confidence and skills to present your innovative ideas effectively.

Who should attend?

This training is interesting for a wide range of audiences, particularly those involved in creating, developing, and implementing new products, services, processes, or strategies. In essence, nearly anyone involved in making new things or solving complex problems can benefit from learning about Design Thinking and Lean Startup, as these methods promote user-centered thinking and rapid action based on real-world feedback.

But if we should name a few, we think this training is particularly interesting for:

  • Product Managers and Developers
  • Innovation Managers and R&D Personnel
  • Project and Program Managers
  • Marketing and Sales Professionals
  • Designers and Creative Professionals
  • IT and Technology Professionals
  • Entrepreneurs and Start-ups
  • Business Leaders and Managers
  • Non-profit Organisations and Social Entrepreneurs


Dates and location


  • English training: June 19, 20 & 21, 2024 from 9.30 am to 5 pm
  • Dutch training: October 3, 10 & 17, 2024 - from 9.30 am to 5 pm
  • English training: December 4, 5 & 12, 2024 - from 9.30 am to 5 pm

Location: Living Tomorrow Innovation Campus, Indringingsweg 1, Vilvoorde

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Practical information

  • Price: 2700 euros, excl. vat
  • If you register before May 1st, you'll get an early bird discount of 10%
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Meet the trainer

Dorien Piessens is a Strategy & Innovation Consultant at TomorrowLab. She is a startup founder with an MBA in international business and has many years of experience in coaching Innovation Teams in devising and developing new business opportunities from idea to implementation.

Dorien Piessens

Dorien Piessens

Let’s talk about:

  • disruptive strategy
  • business modelling
  • start-up & retail fan

The expertise of the trainers and the dynamics/interaction was excellent

Evi Knuts , Head of Innovation and Valorization PXL Research

Pitching/presenting our business case ourselves at the end of the training made it real and concrete. Makes things clear.

Michiel Stoffels, Advisor PXL University College

Enthusiastic trainers, good structure, good examples, good combination of theory and application. Also nice that the training starts with a repetition of the previous session.

Ryanne Lemmens, Researcher PXL Research Department Care Innovation

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