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Selection of the best ideas

Business techniques for prioritizing and screening

Selection of the best ideas Category: Methods and Tools
Type: Workshops and Seminars
Duration: Between 5 and 8 hours
Format: Classroom formatBlended formate-learningRapid format
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The future organizations will stress its ability to exploit key assets based on knowledge and creativity. The result should be the continuous generation of unique and useful ideas which must make a difference with the competition and satisfy customers better. But how to manage the large number of ideas that working teams within an organization are able to have? Making decisions only by intuition is one of the situations that cause most  inefficiencies in innovation, when one has to choose between several different ideas and proposals. It’s necessary to ensure that these ideas are consistent with the proposed strategy , becoming  part of a project’s portfolio that is well balanced in terms of benefits and risks. This module displays a set of tools that help the management teams to evaluate properly the ideas and projects  arisen and make decisions about which one should be implemented.



  • To know mechanisms that make easier an appropriate selection of ideas
  • To understand the criteria for selection of ideas / projects
  • To develop the people’s ability for assessment 
  • The objectives consist of going deep through a range of tools that enable the management department to evaluate properly all the ideas and project proposals arisen from the organization, and to make a professionalized decision about which have enough merit to be implemented



  • To assess the relative importance of projects according to a proper weighting of the factors
    • In order to select the best ideas arisen in the the organization, we’ll study:
      • How to be objective in our assessments of new ideas
      • To define the most appropriate evaluation criteria
      • To implement the tool of filtering ideas
      • To assess the relative importance of the projects according to a proper weighting of the factors
  • Accompanied by a series of real case studies that illustrate how the selection is filtered and the criteria used for that