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The World's Largest 

Innovation Consulting Competition 

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Where some of the most brilliant professionals compete to bring innovative solutions to companies across 40+ industries 

IXL Center - Center for Excellence, Innovation and Leadership

8-WEEK PROCESS

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3-4

Week 5-6

Week 7-8

Innovation

Intent

Opportunity Insights

Fields-of-

Play

Business Concepts

Mini Business

Case

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Define challenge & Innovation Intent

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Preliminary Research & Insights

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Select growth platforms to pursue 

Business Concepts

Five prioritized concepts from each team

Business Plan

Five pressure-tested mini business cases 

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4 CYCLES A YEAR - KICKOFF DATES

Winter 

March 2nd

Spring 

April 5th

Summer 

June 7th

Fall

October 11th

Until Winter 2022 Edition Starts

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LED BY A TEAM OF INNOVATION EXPERTS

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GET READY TO SPARK EUREKA MOMENTS

 

OUR INNOVATION OLYMPICS EXPERIENCE

$5B+

In value of solutions and pressure tested business cases

250+

Elated corporate sponsors from around the world

6,000+

High Performing Consulting Teams of MBAs and PhDs worldwide

2,000+

Certified on
GIMIL1 Innovation Associates 

10+

Years of successful program experience

Up to 50 consulting teams solving corporate innovation challenges every quarter

SOME PARTICIPATING COMPANIES

+100s more

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and 200 more

 

SOME PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS

Consulting Schools
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and 100 more

“The best idea from the Innovation Olympics was transformed into reality with a minimum viable product and alignment with player along the value chain. This new business contributed 150 million dollars to the overall price of our credit card transaction business that we sold."

General Manager

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

Leaders in industry attest to our program and profitable business impact

Want to learn more?

Let's Talk!

110 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA

+1 646 530 1472

don.keleman@ixl-center.net

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