Progress in preparing the “Value Proposition Design” book on the wall at Unil, with Trish, Alan, Alex and Greg … based on the Value Proposition Canvas (VPC)
Archive for the 'books' Category
“Business Models That Work & Value Propositions That Sell” by Strategyzer (web)
An online course that will teach you how to design, test, and build Business Models and Value Propositions based on the methodology practiced by the world’s leading organizations and ventures.
Learn the most popular and effective methodology
“you could be learning how to use the proven Business Model Canvas methodology used by successful ventures worldwide. Learn the techniques and concepts that corporations (GE, Mastercard, Adobe, 3M, Intel), consultants (PWC, Deloitte, Ernst & Young), SME’s, schools, and startups have discovered and changed the way they think about business models and value propositions. (more)
New book “Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations that Accelerate Change” by Chris Ertel and Lisa Solomon (great animator with Alex of the Business Design Summit at Berlin)
“Based on decades of experience and deep research, the book shows how anyone can turn their most important conversations into powerful collaborations through a simple, design-driven process. Publishers Weekly has called it “a guide every frustrated meeting-goer should read, with advice they should all implement.” (more)
Alex, new guru in management, on Swiss television RTS/TTC …
Le site Avisdexperts.ch, issu de la collaboration entre les universités romandes et la RTS, rassemble de façon pérenne toutes les interventions des universitaires de Suisse romande à la radio et à la télévision suisses.
First “Train the Trainer Business Model Canvas Certification Workshop”, organised in Vienna by Strategyzer Academy (web)
Become a Certified Business Model Canvas Trainer by Strategyzer Academy, the organization founded by the makers behind the Business Model Generation movement! We are building a brand new certification program together with you, our community, and are searching for the first outstanding cohort of trainers (more)
Report by Mike Lachapelle:
Well, I finally got some sit down time to write about the 2-day Train-the-Trainer session I attended. It’s been a fantastic week here in Vienna (we threw in some vacation time as well) and we have worn ourselves to a frazzle (more)
The video series “From Idea to Business” teaches entrepreneurs how to design and test business models.
The Kauffman Foundation, in collaboration with the founders of Strategyzer – the makers of the best-selling book Business Model Generation and the inventors of the breakthrough Business Model Canvas methodology – developed the animated, short videos to boost executives’ and entrepreneurs’ chances of success in their search for a scalable and profitable business model (more)
The six video series covers the six following topics:
Getting from business idea to business model (youtube)
Visualizing your business model (youtube)
Navigating your environment (youtube)
Proving it (youtube)
Telling your story (youtube)
Another day with Alex and Benni’s team for filming and preparing an online course on BMGEN for Strategyzer (web): different business models and value propositions (Nespresso, Google, Hilti, Wii …) explained with the BM and VP canvases.
BMGEN team shortlisted for the 2013 Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Awards (Innovation)
The Thinkers50 ranked thinkers and award winners are engaged, accomplished, creative and inspiring. Part of our job at Thinkers50 is to follow books being published, apps being developed, ideas being explored and refined, and topics appearing in the media from this remarkable group.
In the Innovation Award Shortlist, with Ron Adner, Henry Chesbrough, Vijay Govindarajan, Hal Gregersen, Matt Kingdon, Kai-Fu Lee and Navi Radjou:
“Alexander Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur: Osterwalder and Pigneur are the authors of Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Gamechangers and Challenger (self-published, 2010). This is based on a tool called the Business Model Canvas. The book’s contents were co-created by 470 Business Model Canvas practitioners from 45 countries, and features a highly visual, four-colour design that explains a range of strategic ideas and tools.”