Upskill

Unleashing Talent  

Creating an unstoppable intrapreneurial culture

6900 SEK

/person

Session length

2  x  1/2 days

Duration

4 weeks

Location

Stockholm Epicenter

Who is this program for?  If you’re a manager, HR, or team leader looking to inspire your team to unleash their hidden potential, drive bottom-up innovation within the company, and deliver more business value.

Program overview

Week 1 – Session 1

Mindset and toolkits for unleashing talent potential

1/2 day session understanding the mindset needed to unleash the talent potential

  • Why do we need to help the team to achieve more?
    • 70% of people are bored or lack motivation at their job
    • Engaging your team leads to more productive and positive workplaces 
  • The toolkits to motivate the team to perform more and provide new approaches to business
    • How to select the ideas, set goals and metrics for the team
    • Creating a self sustaining culture of innovation makes your job as a manager easier

Week 2&3 – Homework

Learning by doing

During the 2 weeks, you select the projects and areas that you want to focus on practicing, we provide hands-on group and 1-1 coaching (around 2-3 h) along the way.  We will help you:

  • Defining the project’s goals, bringing your team onboard, and coming up with a strategy to achieve them
  • Work through problems with your coach, utilising a variety of toolkits and strategies
  • Individual working and reflections on progress, directed by feedback from coaches

Week 4 – Session 2

Your roadmap to build up the innovative way of working

1/2 day session creating your action plan in building up the innovative way of working.

  • How to establish the culture in testing new ideas fast and embracing failures
  • Set up governance needed without managers active involvement
  • Avoid common pitfalls

    What you will walk away with?

    • Creating an action plan specific to resolving your challenge with hands-on coaching
    • Toolkits to help motivate your team to perform more and manage ideas from your team that are aligned with your strategy
    • A process of fast experiment without your active daily involvement
    • Access to a network of more than 6000 fellow entrepreneurs and corporate leaders

    8900 SEK /person
    • Come yourself or bring your whole team
    • Exclusive 1-1 working with a serial entrepreneur as your coach in the work sessions
    • Email support in between the sessions
    • Access to Epicenters network and community
    • Knowledge Membership in all Epicenter buildings in Europe during the program to meet and learn from other like-minded

    We are a team of entrepreneurs who like to build & scale value

    Erik Wikström

    Erik Wikström

    Coach intrapreneurs in companies such as Merck and Stronghold. Black belt in growing companies, raising money and creating new companies (30+ ventures). 20+ experience in ideation, conception, and innovation in multiple industries. Co-Founder of Epicenter, MagineTV, Fitness Collection and more.

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    Adrian McDonald

    Adrian McDonald

    17+ years as entrepreneur and intrapreneur with extensive experience in sales, marketing, product development and leadership across multiple industries such as media, telecom, ad-tech and so on. Ex-CPO in Widespace and ex-MD in Microsoft Nordics.

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    Mahesh Kumar

    Mahesh Kumar

    Serial entrepreneur with 4 ventures and 10+ years of experience with driving changes in corporates such as SEB, Schibstedt, Telenor, Stronghold and many more. Creative in thinking to achieve the goal fast. CEO of Result and co-founder of Epicenter Stockholm.

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    Ola Ahlvarsson

    Ola Ahlvarsson

    World champion in martial arts, serial entrepreneur – Epicenter, Result, Sime, Star Stable and many more. Senior advisor to  Google, Ericsson, Microsoft, Schibstedt and more. 25+ years of experience in creating new companies and driving changes accross industries from tech to fashion.

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    Edgar Luczak

    Edgar Luczak

    20+ years of experience in building business in and out of corporates. Coach intrapreneurs in companies such as Vattenfall and SEB. Driven by objectives and key results, combines strategy and execution, reduces complexity in any situation like an expert jedi master. Ex-CEO of Garantum, ex-Head of Advisory of Nasdaq, ex-Accenture.

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    Cecilie Chen

    Cecilie Chen

    Help intrapreneurs with clear innovation structure and process in large corporates such as Vattenfall, The Absolut Company and more. Deep experience in scaling new ventures inside and outside corporates, building new products and launching new revenue models.  Ex-Financial Journalist in China, ex-Head of Business Developement in Acast.

    Alexander Herbring

    Alexander Herbring

    Help intrapreneur to drive changes in corporates such as Merck, Newsec, and Telenor. Extensive experience in innovation process, effective communication and risk management. Ex-entrepreneur in Singapore as first app builder, ex-military who hunted Al-Qaeda as a paratrooper.

    Are you curious to explore if we can help you? So are we!