Business models are a critical factor in the success or failure of commercial initiatives. Before you spend large sums of money and vast amounts of time executing your business plan, you should make sure that the underpinnings of your business model are sound.
If you are not familiar with the following business model pitfalls, you really should enroll in the Business Model Validation course:
- Capacity head-fakes
- Technology overfitting
- Pricing straightjackets
- Platform dependence
- Business model fragility
- Market spoilage
- Scorched earth
Related lessons are brought to life through discussions regarding the likes of Southwest Airlines, Alibaba, Staples, Akamai, Pete's Wicked Ale, JC Penney, The Panama Railroad, Unum Corporation, Radio Shack, Airbnb, Boston Markets, Groupon, and Better Place.
The following are among the issues discussed during this unique course:
- How can the Icarus Paradox destroy a firm's revenue projections?
- Why must you avoid anything resembling the Las Vegas business model?
- How can you assess a business's compressibility?
- Where do dangers lie in terms of confusing the degree of competition with market potential?
- What are some limitations to monetizing a company's assets?
- What is the significance of a pivot schedule in assessing business models?
- How much precedential value should be attached to analogs and antilogs?
- How can you test business model portability?
- How can you ascertain the symmetry between a business model and the nature of the stakeholders?
- Are you at risk of committing irrational extrapolation?
- How can you project customer migration paths and attrition rates?
- How can you project supply chain risks?
Who Should Attend This Course:
- Business Development Professionals
- Licensing Professionals
- Technology Transfer Professionals
- Mergers & Acquisitions Professionals
- Corporate Strategists
- Transactional Advisors such as Attorneys and Accountants
- Investment Bankers
- Executive Coaches
- Investor Relations Professionals
- Financial Professionals
- Project Managers
SPECIAL OFFER: All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the highly acclaimed and book, Business Model Validation.
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Please note, events may be cancelled due to commercial or organisational reasons. In this case Research and Markets will refund all registration fees which have already been paid. Research and Markets will not refund any charges arising from the participant having to cancel or re-book transportation or accommodation which he or she has arranged. Please note, events may be cancelled due to commercial or organisational reasons. In this case Research and Markets will refund all registration fees which have already been paid. Research and Markets will not refund any charges arising from the participant having to cancel or re-book transportation or accommodation which he or she has arranged.
Managing Director ,
IncreMental Advantage, LLC
David is the author of three books that have achieved world-wide acclaim, including the only two books that unveil Industry Analysis. He is about to publish his fourth book, entitled Business Model Validation. He has been a guest on CNBC, Bloomberg and CNNfn and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Barrons, Investor’s Business Daily, Boards & Directors, and many other newspapers, blogs and magazines throughout the United States. His articles on Valuing Patents and Early-Stage Technologies and Negotiating Licensing Agreements have been published in Intellectual Asset Management, CEO Magazine, Licensing Journal, Willamette Insights, Valuation Strategies, IP Frontline, Technology Transfer Tactics, Inventor’s Digest, The Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators, and others. He speaks about issues Negotiations and Patent Valuation before many organizations and corporations.
He has lectured all over the United States, Canada, The United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Singapore, Kuwait, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Dubai, India and Israel.
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