BMGEN master class at Unil

August 13th, 2014

Une master class (en français) de deux jours (25-26 septembre) pour non seulement découvrir le “Business Model Canvas” et le “Value proposition Canvas” , des outils visuels pour créer, remettre en question et évaluer des business models mais aussi explorer le “design thinking” pour concevoir et tester des prototypes de business models.

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VPD on Amazon

August 13th, 2014

the first announcements of “Value Proposition Design” on Amazon.com (web)

This book is based on the same concepts as Business Model Generation, however, it will focus on the principles of great value propositions [...] Great value propositions Are embedded in great business models, Focus on the most significant jobs, most severe pains, and most relevant gains, Differentiate from competition in a meaningful way …

 

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BMGEN at McGill/HEC (2)

August 8th, 2014

Master class on “Disruptive Business Models and Design”, for the joint EMBA (web) HEC Montréal and McGill University (more). The master class on BM design belongs to the “The Catalytic Mindset” module.

The master class aims at (a) learning about and applying the Business Model Canvas and the Value Proposition Canvas, practical visual languages to describe, challenge, and design business models and their value propositions, (b) appreciating powerful examples of business model innovation, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, and (c) exploring and prototyping value propositions and business models using design thinking and customer development to boost future growth. The mini workshop will be a mix between presentation, q&a, buzz groups, and hands on practice. Read the rest of this entry »

design school

August 7th, 2014

fruitful meeting with Fabienne Münch, Chair of Université de Montréal Design School (introduced by Alexandre Joyce)

“Prior to this position, Fabienne was Director of Ideation for the design driven furniture leader Herman Miller Inc., a think tank that synthesizes user needs research, future trends and business factors into concept explorations, charting paths for potential innovations. Fabienne has held various leadership positions in Research & Development, notably with Herman Miller incubator, Creative Office, and as Director of large scale product development projects. (more)

An expert in design projects, business models in the design industry, convinced that the BMC should be useful to the designers …

VPD at HEC Montreal

August 7th, 2014

Un mini-atelier pour découvrir le “Value Proposition Canvas” , à HEC Montréal, pour les participants du Parcours Remi Marcout géré par l’Institut d’entrepreneuriat Banque Nationale (web)

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“Comment créer une proposition de valeur attrayante dans un business model innovant …”

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media …

August 4th, 2014

week-end avec Sylvain Lafrance (wikipedia) et sa femme Caroline Bergeron, photographe (web). Sylvain a été président de Radio Canada et de la communauté des Radios Francophones Publiques (RFP); honoré par plusieurs distinctions au Canada et en Europe. Depuis deux ans, Sylvain est professeur à HEC Montréal, directeur du pôle Media. Intéressé par le BM canvas appliqué à l’industrie des médias …

Innovation Summer Program at Tokyo

August 1st, 2014

Prof. Hideyuki Horii and his team of iSchool at the University of Tokyo (UTokyo) are hosting the the UTokyo Innovation Summer Program (TISP) this week

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“During the two-week TISP program, the students, both from outside Japan and The University of Tokyo, will intensively experience classes, workshops and field researches and hone their innovation skills, in Tokyo and the Tohoku region, disaster-struck areas in the north-east of the country [...] Our mission is to help the participants develop skills, minds and motivations to make innovations and solve socialproblems. (more)

They also use the Business Model Canvas … and Mathilde from Lausanne is participating to this Summer program.

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VPD by Wiley

July 30th, 2014

a long phone conference and discussion between Alex and Wiley for marketing and PR on the soon coming  “Value Proposition Design” book

The first announcements are coming on Amazon and other web sites …

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Last design details and double-check for the manuscript today …

 

interview pour Gestion

July 30th, 2014

interview par Jacqueline Cardinal pour la revue Gestion (web), sur Business Model Generation and Value Proposition Design

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design …

July 28th, 2014

rencontre fascinante avec Michel Dallaire, designer, et Alain Moureaux, architecte d’intérieur, tous les deux récompensés par de nombreux prix.

Alain, ami de très longue date, fondateur du bureau d’architecture d’intérieur Moureaux & Hauspy, et avec lequel j’ai des discussions fréquentes sur le design (Cf posts précédents: meeting with architects ici et BMGEN for architect ici). Son équipe a notamment produit une vidéo sur un projet récent qui met bien en lumière l’acte de design et de prototyping.

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Michel Dallaire est un designer industriel québécois de renom (wikipedia). Il a notamment fait le design des vélos en libre service BIXI. Il est membre de l’Académie royale des arts du Canada, professeur à l’Université de Montréal mais a aussi professeur invité à l’ECAL de Lausanne! et … intéressé par le Business Model Canvas.

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