European PANTHER Program

Structure of the program

Session1: Me, Myself and My Venture

  • Leadership and the new normal
  • Venturing - Needed roles
  • Where do I stand - which role(s) to embody and how
  • Defining the minimal viable organization
  • Presenting myself and my venture: story architecture and presentation (skills)

Assignment: story refinment and drafting the ideal organization

Session 2: Defining the Scope of Your Opportunity

  • Thinking in terms of innovation (paradigms)
  • Market opportunity detection
  • Advancing your appealing idea - which problem are you solving
  • Connecting to (and redefining) the eco - system
  • Scenario - thinking: identifying relevant trends, threats and opportunities

Assignment: elaborate the business opportunity

Session 3: Designing Your Opportunity

  • Choose your battlefields: Target customers and segments
  • Delineating/creating a unique valie proposition
  • Translating your value proposition into appropriate (and sustainable) business model(s)
  • Exploring potential revenue models
  • Pitching your idea convincingly

Assignment: collect relevant data on market, customers (validation) and competition

Session 4: Delivering the Promise

  • Modelling the opportunity/value proposition financially: income estimations
  • Selecting and leveraging partners
  • Exploring value delivery strategies
  • Developing unique resource configurations and identifying critical capabilities
  • Anchoring and protecting unique capabilities (IP strategies)

Assignment: Developing the P&L

Session 5: Designing (and scaling) a Sustainable Resource Configuration

  • How to realistically stage a value delivery strategy
  • Modelling introduction, adoption and diffusion
  • Closing the circle: P&L modelling and assessing the value of the venture financially
  • Pitching your venture effectively
  • Fast forward, venture 2.0 - Scaling after launch