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Agile Innovation Powered By ESSEC


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Agile Innovation Powered By ESSEC

What's In It For Me

  • Understand the importance of service innovation
  • How to generate new service ideas and put them to good use by transforming customer experiences for the better.
  • Able to identify and evaluate the potential idea to Organisational Criteria

Course Overview

This course, Agile Innovation powered by ESSEC Business School, is developed from an ESSEC Business Schools programme. It is designed to provide learners with the knowledge of agile innovation. Through a combination of mini-lectures, activities and discussions, this one day course will cover a wide range of tools and concepts to explain what drives successful agile innovation and business model creation. It also discusses how to cultivate creativity. The objective is to improve decision-making and innovation capabilities to reiterate faster, work together more effectively and deliver work that satisfies customers.

Course Duration

8 hours / Full-time  

Course Outline

1. Think

  • Understanding the concept of innovation
  • Design Thinking in a Business context
  • Brainstorming to frame opportunities
  • Prototyping and experimenting

2. Plan

  • Using Business Model Canvas to understand different business plans
  • Understand the value proposition, customer centered differentiation and BMC

3. Execute

  • Scrum and how it helps teams innovate better
  • Build concept of customer focused outcomes, move quickly and teamwork over processes.

Mode of Assessment

Participants would be assessed through course assessment exercises.

Course Objectives

At the end of the programme, participants will be able to :

  • Idea Generation using Design Thinking
  • Identify Strategy elements using Business Model Canvas
  • Project Management using Agile Scrum

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

  • English
  • Trainer : Trainee Ratio is 1:20



w/o GST


Full Course Fee



Singaporeans/PR (Permanent Resident) aged below 40 years old



Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above



To qualify for funding, you need to meet the following criteria:


  1. Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents physically based in Singapore.
  2. Complete 100% attendance and pass all relevant assessments and examinations.

Company Sponsored

  1. Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents physically based in Singapore.
  2. Company must be Financial Institutions regulated by MAS (licensed or exempted from licensing), or involved in supporting financial sector activities.
  3. Complete 100% attendance and pass all relevant assessments and examinations. 

For more information on funding reimbursement, please refer to this link.