Learn how to apply the Market Opportunity Navigator – a three-step tool for identifying, evaluating and strategizing market opportunities – to get the most value for your innovation.
As entrepreneur or innovator you are trained to run fast, but…Are you running in the right direction? Choosing the right market for your innovation is the biggest, and trickiest, question for innovators. Research has shown that all too often entrepreneurs don’t spend enough time identifying and researching their market opportunities – instead they jump at the first opportunity that looks good, and fail to properly evaluate and leverage other opportunities. This common mistake often leads them to choose the wrong market or lock themselves into one specific direction. In this course, you will learn how to set a promising strategy, by using a business tool called the Market Opportunity Navigator. This tool offers an easy to apply framework to better identify, evaluate and focus on the right market opportunities. It encompasses three simple steps, with dedicated worksheets to guide you through the process: Search broadly- to generate your set of market opportunities Assess deeply- to evaluate your options and compare their attractiveness Strategize smartly- to focus on the most attractive opportunity while remaining agile This structured tool works for entrepreneurs and managers in established companies, when-ever they need to plan or rethink their strategy.