ONLINE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
Build capacity for cluster management and develop strategic cluster leadership skills.
Due to extreme popularity, all free seats have been taken.
You can still use the 50% discount code: clusterupgrade50off (limited to 50 seats only)
Program opens June 17, 2020
What is the Cluster Leadership Program?
Designed for cluster managers, cluster boards, national cluster programs, policy makers, and ecosystem developers, the Global Cluster Leadership Program helps you build capacity for cluster management.
Customized programs and group discount available.
Why join the Cluster Leadership Program?
Grow your cluster leadership skills
Cluster strategy, cluster business models, personal leadership and how to build a Supercluster – you will learn the personal leadership skills for cluster success.
Learn 15 innovation cluster strategy & management tools
Open Innovation Map, Cluster Capital Strategy, Three Types of Clusters and Supercluster Pre-assessment; these are just four of the 15 tools you will learn during the program. Work on paper, PDF, digital apps or digital whiteboards, the choice is yours.
Work on your own cluster strategy project
The entire program is built around your cluster strategy project. Use this program to develop a robust, future-fit cluster strategy – or simply upgrade the strategy you already have.
Webinar: Building Better Innovation Clusters
June 17th, 12:00 CEST
How can we develop better Innovation clusters? Join us for this 1-hour free webinar to get a detailed introduction to the 100% online program.
What you get
Building Capacity for Cluster Management
- Action-based learning & development program for cluster leadership
- Learn the latest best practices and strategy processes of successful innovation clusters
- Discover how the global cluster landscape is changing
- Develop a digital transformation project for your cluster
- Find new ways of successfully developing your innovation cluster
- Connect and network with fellow cluster leaders
- Work directly with cluster expert Christian Rangen
Who is it for?
A good fit for you?
Strategy Tools is used by National Innovation Cluster Program, Cluster Development Programs, and Innovation Supercluster to create a strategy road map and real impact.
You will find our Global Cluster Leadership Program extremely helpful if you have:
- a strong interest in cluster management
- interest in shaping better clusters
- good knowledge of the local ecosystem
The program is developed for:
- Cluster Managers
- Cluster Leaders & Staff
- Cluster Board Members
- Economic Policymakers
- National Transformation Leaders
- Ecosystem Developers
- Anyone with an interest in building better innovation clusters
“Working with Christian Rangen and Strategy Tools has led to a more structured process both internally and when working with our cluster clients. He shakes things up, goes the extra mile and has genuinely brought great value to Innovation Norway.”
Senior Advisor, Innovation Norway
Key Topics You Explore During the Program
- How to develop cluster success stories
- How to build better innovation clusters
- How are clusters evolving and changing
- How to develop better strategies for cluster
- How to achieve impact in your cluster leadership role
- How to use new strategy tools to grow your innovation cluster
“We now have a strategy for Scale-Ups and Capital which is the direct result of working with Strategy Tools. Chris brings with him deep insight on cluster work that has been invaluable to us.”
CEO, Smart Care Cluster
Key Topics: Global Trends: The Rise of Innovation Superclusters; The Three Types of Clusters; From the Triple Helix to Pentagon; Understanding what makes a Supercluster; Designing your Supercluster strategy
Key Topics: Strategy for Innovation Clusters; Value Impact; The Business Models Behind Clusters; Clusters and Entrepreneurship; Strategy in Action; Case Studies
Key Topics: The Role of a Cluster Leader; From 5 to 8 Levels of Cluster Management; Cluster Structure; Understanding Your Cluster Members; Open Innovation in Clusters
Key Topics: From Ideas to Action; Seeing the Impact of Your Cluster Project; Leading Change as a Cluster Champion; Reflections on Your Cluster Leadership Role Ahead
Christian has over 15 years experience as business school faculty, having designed and taught over 20 different programs and classes across strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship, and energy transformation.
He has extensive experience designing and running executive education programs and online learning programs. His previous programs have had participants from more than 60 countries around the world.
Christian is also an internationally renowned expert on Innovation Clusters and Superclusters.
“The strategy tools have been a great resource to run discussions between people from many different backgrounds and companies within the clusters. It helps members structure their conversations and really dig deep into their “real” problems and challenges.”
Senior Advisor, Innovation Norway
Building Innovation Superclusters
Learn how today’s clusters are driving national economic development, improving the wider innovation ecosystems and creating the companies and industries of the future.