Keys to lead Agile Innovation Management

How-to get excellent in agility and innovation?

Today both Innovation and Agility are key enablers to executives aiming for their organisation to remain competitive and to quickly out-innovate other players. It is all about speed and ensuring to be the first on the market. But how can you achieve this and yet meet the market's needs? This question led EFQM to design a 1-day workshop during which participants will find their answer and be challenged to work on solving real-life problems.  

During this workshop, you will learn

  • How you can lead agile teams and agile organisations 
  • How you can vary your leadership style to influence a variety of behaviours, your facilitation way and the settings of the teamwork 
  • What are the drivers of corporate innovation?
  • How you can adopt these drivers into sustainable business opportunities for your team or organisation

Who is this workshop for 

This workshop is open to all, and specifically dedicated to Project Managers, Business Manager at any level in the organisation, people participating in agile teams, Quality Professionals, Innovation Managers, HR related people or also IT Managers. 

Pre-requisites skills 

  • Basic knowledge of the EFQM Excellence Model
  • Relevant business experience
  • Project management skills
  • Analysing skills


Rietta Klijn
Riëtta is a Dutch professional with a background in Chemical Engineering and Management Sciences. She worked for 6 years at Ricoh Europe as Group Business Excellence Manager, followed by 2 years with Philips Applied Technologies, responsible for Business Excellence and Quality Engineering (Medical devices). In 2001, she discovered the EFQM Excellence Model and used it since then in all types of organisations. In January 2010 she started her own company Help2Improve. She support companies (such as healthcare sector, small medium enterprises...) to improve their organisation with a range of relevant tools and methods such as EFQM, Lean, NLP, LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY .... One of Riëtta motto’s is: ‘If I can do it, I can teach others how to do it’.

Pere Juarez Vives
During more than 15 years I developed my professional activity in Philips Spain, in areas of Information Systems, Innovation and Management of the Knowledge. Nowadays I am iSOCO’s Director of Innovation and professor at the University of Barcelona in areas such as: Agile Project Management, Design Thinking, Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Also I am the director of the “Club of Innovation and Competitiveness” at the University of Barcelona. My core competences are friendly, empathy and active listening, leadership, facilitation and team building, goal oriented and a strong social commitment For more than 20 years, I have worked with different organizations, startups, universities and communities as facilitator and instructor of high performance teams for organizational innovation and advanced management, sharing the value of knowledge, and recently I participated at the Dubai Goverment Excellence Program 2017 as Innovation Management Assessor.

When & Where

This workshop is delivered at the EFQM Brussels Offices.


  • EFQM Member: 650€ (excluding VAT)
  • Non-member: 812.50€ (excluding VAT)

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