To answer the question what skills and knowledge an MA Design Management graduate should have to be employable within the creative industries sector, in my opinion we need to answer a question what makes a good manager, first. I just couldn’t resist and had to, in a good old manner of design thinking to re-frame the problem with which I was faced.
By historical development of design management the main perspective in the new century is Design thinking, the role of design are New business models, and last but not least the focus of Design Management are Creative organisations. In my opinion an MA Design Management graduate should have not only strong knowledge and skills, but particularly Design Management know-how, connected especially with the business models pattern in the 21st century.
If I try to predict the future, I would say that besides Internet; Environment, Digitalization and Automation are in my opinion by far the greatest threats and opportunities at the same time to our employment in the information-based civilization that we live-in. Continue reading
I’m about to begin my PhD at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Maribor in Maribor. The working title for my thesis is ‘Interdependence of Business Model Innovation with Design Thinking: Management of Sustainable Development Strategies in the Medium-Sized Organisations’. I just gathered the firs list of papers to be reviewed. Continue reading
Business models are changing. Faster than ever. So, we better start designing our new, innovative and alternative business models today. Invest in our most important capability, to earn the new language of the business model design. We’ll learn what is the backbone of our business models, where the biggest opportunities of our business model are and not least what is the only rule in using the Business Model Canvas. Continue reading
Business Model Canvas is a proven tool used in organizations no matter of their size, industry or sector, or positions we have in our companies. It’s an extremely popular tool, used in start-ups, in large companies, and not least in organizations as is the World Bank. There is one estimation that it has been downloaded … Continue reading
Be aware of the netlixed threat. Netfliexed means to cause disruption or turmoil to an existing business model. If your leadership isn’t doing it, someone else will seize the opportunity. Continue reading
The countdown to our Business Models Design workshop continues. We have exactly 3 weeks left to the Business Model Design Wien workshop, 36 days to the Business Model Design Graz workshop and app. 2 months till the Business Model Design workshop in Munich. Continue reading
Your organisation has three possibilities to focus on in creating value for the business and for the society. First are processes. Second are new products and services’. And the third option, where you have the opportunity to create the most value are business models.
The good news is, all three options are not linearly connected but are rather independent from each other. Without any doubt, though: business model innovation brings the strongest value not only to business but also to the society. Continue reading
About the book
The book “Business Models Design: How insurgent organizations reach values?” was created to provide examples of different approaches and ways of solving problems with design thinking and business model innovation.
The author firmly believes that constructive strategies in conjunction with design thinking and innovative business models lead to a happy community, both for individuals and for society as a whole in the present and for future generations.
Therefore, you are invited to join us on the proposed path. […] Continue reading
Pre-order the book
Pre-order the book “Business Models Design: How breakthrough organizations reach values?” written by Marko Savić until June 24, 2014.
Book has hard covers, it contains 188 pages, and was designed in the 19,5 x 22,5 cm format.
By pre-ordering the book you are entitled to the 16 % discount […] Continue reading