Training – Building and balancing a portfolio of innovative projects

There are numerous attributes that can be associated with innovation, including incremental innovation, disruptive innovation, product innovation, service innovation, process innovation, and so on. Each of these has a different concept behind it, and it is often necessary to know how to navigate between these types of innovation by building portfolios of projects tailored to the innovation strategy. This training is about adapting portfolios while considering the right attributes.

Training programme

Categorising innovative projects

  • Types and forms of innovation
  • Formalising the innovation intent
  • Identify areas of opportunity aligned with the innovation intent

Building a portfolio of innovative projects

  • Differentiate project families by type, form and ambition
  • Exploration, development and deployment portfolios
  • Choosing the right criteria to define a “balanced” portfolio in the right context

Managing and developing the portfolio of innovative projects

  • Building a successful dashboard avoiding overwhelming it with indicator
  • Adapting the allocation of resources
  • Ensuring a sustainable dynamic

Training objectives

  1. Knowing how to categorise innovative projects according to relevant criteria
  2. Focusing efforts to achieve results
  3. Building a portfolio of innovative projects
  4. Know how to manage and sustain the dynamics of a portfolio of innovative projects

Price and duration

In-company rate: €1,800 excl. tax
Price per session
Duration: 1 day


Advisers and consultants in the field of innovation management and business development. Innovation and R&D teams from companies and public organisations


General knowledge of project management and innovation.

Tailor-made training courses

The content can be tailored to suit your specific requirements and context (existing services, existing portfolios, level of maturity of the system in place, etc.).
Let's talk about your training : Our training courses are only available on an in-company basis to ensure the highest level of customisation. Please contact us to discuss your specific needs.

Customer feedback

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