Learn How to Innovate in 12 easy steps!

May 29, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET
Members: Free
Non-members: $30

Pearl Strategy


Innovation is a challenge. Neilsen suggests up to 80% of new product launches fail. Learn a new process to be more strategic about innovation. From identifying the biggest opportunities to understanding if your company can execute against those opportunities to developing big ideas. You will learn to go from the front end to ideas in just 12 easy steps.

You Will Learn

In this informative 12 step process you will learn how to:

  • Discover: This is all about divergent thinking, looking at trends and identifying the areas of opportunity. In the Discover stage of the session you will work with both an opportunity map template and an opportunity development chart template
  • Distill: The Distill portion of the process focuses on potential; competitive advantage and analyzing internal resources to verify capacity.
  • Design: The Design section takes you through the priorities identified in the first two steps and focuses on generating ideas with the help of a creative team. An idea development template clarifies the thought process for this step

Who Should Attend

Appropriate for individuals who lead innovation in their organization. Also relevant for marketing and insight professionals.


Susan Weaver
Managing Director

Susan has a strong passion for strategy and ideas, and has a reputation for making things happen. Susan leads innovation at Pearl and is a RIVA trained moderator, ICA trained facilitator and trained in Business Design at Rotman School of Business.

Before starting Pearl, Susan built her strategy and innovation expertise in sales, marketing and innovation roles at Johnson & Johnson, SmithKline Beecham and Kellogg’s.

Pearl Lead on:

  • Innovation
  • Marketing Strategy
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