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Innovation - Ideation to Execution

September 18, 2019 | 9 AM to 5 PM | Joy~Nostalg Hotel & Suites Ortigas Manila

Program Description

For our big idea to become a work of innovation, it has to come alive and not just be a remnant of our creative moment that is scribbled on paper, mentally noted, and tagged as a someday maybe. This is why execution should come hand in hand with innovation.

Learning Objectives

Assess and Leverage on opportunities for innovation in their organization.

Convert ideas and suggestions into tangible innovations, and innovations into best practices.

Cultivate a personal innovation mindset as well as an organizational culture of innovation and continuous improvement.

Apply the Innovation Integration Canvas in conceptualizing and planning innovations, and overcoming barriers to integration.

Your Facilitator

Luigi Mapa is a professional OD consultant and is currently the Chief Learning Engineer of Link Organizational Development (LinkOD). He has designed and implemented performance improvement initiatives for more than 60 local and foreign organizations including the Asian Development Bank, BPI, IBM, the First Pacific Leadership Academy, Nestle Vietnam, Procter & Gamble, Vantage Equities, Smart Johnson & Johnson, Glaxo-Smith Kline, Unilab, FPD Asia, ABS-CBN, Swedish Match Philippines, Accenture, and MERALCO, among others.

He is recognized for his talks and customized workshops on Leadership, Productivity, Innovation, Project Management, Teambuilding, and Strategic Planning. Over the last 8 years, he has been an accredited FranklinCovey Instructor facilitating The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and other FC programs to organizations across the country. He has spoken  at more than 300 corporate events and conferences, as well as over 35 schools and youth-oriented events since 2004.


Luigi also specializes in implementing training needs analysis and training impact evaluations for organizations. He is regularly tapped to conduct Train-the-Trainer programs for various audiences.


As part of his commitment to social responsibility and nation-building, Luigi also works with non-profit organizations such as the Ayala Foundation, the PHINMA Scholarship Program, World Vision Philippines, and the Makati Medical Center Foundation.

Course Outline


  • Brief Introductions & Previewing the Program

  • The Two Basic Approaches to Innovation

  • The I2X Process Map: From Ideation to Innovation to Integration

  • Identifying the Paint Points & Pain Perspective

  • Innovation Analysis: Breaking Down the Opportunity using the I2X Canvas

  • Focused Ideation: Utilizing the 10 Types of Innovations


  • Applying Design Thinking Principles to the Ideation Process

  • Developing the Proof of Concept: The Key Ingredient in Innovation

  • The 4 Levels of Proofs of Concept

  • The Resourceful Innovator: Identifying and Maximizing Resources

  • Anticipate Potential Risks and Create a Risk Management Plan

  • Innovate without Disrupting Business as Usual

  • Winning Support & Buy-In: The Burning Platform Concept

  • Next Steps & Post Workshop Action Plans

  • Summary & Closing

Who Should Attend

Innovation Group or continuous improvement team members

Department heads

Marketing managers

Managersof Internal Support Groups (HR, I.T., Finance, Supply Chain, Logistic, etc.)


"Thank you Sir Luigi and Salt & Light Ventures for teaching us how to link innovation ideas to execution. I will re-echo my learnings to other colleagues and initiate innovations in the office."


Roland Cardinoza 

Operations Manager

FRSC Reporting & Analysis, World Vision International

"This seminar is truly the pumpstart that we needed to finally launch our projects. We were given a clearer structure & direction on how to implement our ideas. Thank you!"


Karren  Seña 

Digital Business Operations Manager

Shepherd's Voice Radio & Television Foundation, Inc.

"Awesome speaker! The high points of the learning seminar was the proof of concept. It will be helpful to innovate processes in our company."



Jon-Riz Jose Adrian Parilla

Associate Consultant 

Lingaro Philippines

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