Danish Ministry of Environment – Strategy and Citizens
In 2009 the Danish Ministry of the Environment developed the strategy – Denmark as a Green Winning Nation. The minister wanted a co-creative interaction with corporates and other key stakeholders, based on factual and qualitative insights. LinKS supported the strategy development process by incorporating knowledge input, designing and facilitating a scenario planning workshop including a series of specially selected LinKS Alumni and reporting to the Minister to the Environment. This work has been referred to by the minister in media and at Copenhagen Business School as the future way of leading a Ministry.
Picture: Scenes from the scenario planning workshop at the Old Stock Exchange in Copenhagen
Grundfos – Global HR Organisation
During the spring of 2010, Grundfos A/S Global HR Group met for a series of workshops in Bjerringbro and Copenhagen to develop a prototype of the Global HR organizational set up. The goal was to have a collaborative development process resulting in a common understanding and definition of the future organizational set up of Global HR.
The resulting work not only gave a unified view of the future global organisation, but also clarification of the processes, the definition of these processes, roles needed to be successful, and competencies as they related to Strategy, Operations and Administration. Finally, a series of next steps were defined with deliverables as input for the blue print documentation for the Grundfos CEO.
LinKS@Technoport – Green Growth
Technoport 2012 – Sharing Possibilities is an international conference on climate solutions. The conference gathers some of the brightest minds in research, industry, and politics for lectures, discussions and debates. Sharing Possibilities on smart technology in the transition towards the green economy was in focus 16 to 18 April 2012 in Trondheim Norway.
Mette Laursen, LinKS hosted the conference.
Technoport has the objective of developing a knowledge-sharing platform that involves key international stakeholders from science and technology, policy making and industry. The objective of this platform is to share the possibilities and stimulate the transition towards the green economy.
Mapping business opportunities within Healthcare in DK and US
Innovation Center Denmark (ICDK) in Palo Alto, Silicon Valley hosted an international conference on The Future of Health Innovation on October 26-27 2010 aiming at bridging DK and US market opportunities within the healthcare sector.
The vision is that Denmark can become an even stronger development and test market for new technologies in cooperation with Californian stakeholders in health, and that the collaboration can open new market opportunities for Danish solutions as well.
As part of the conference program, LinKS Advice conducted network based opportunity mapping identifying views among the conference participants on high potential areas and critical barriers specifically for the future Danish-Californian Healthcare collaboration.
The result of the survey was presented by ICDK Executive Director Camilla Rygaard Hjalsted as part of the panel debate at the conference.
Strategy development on network and stakeholder management at the Innovation Center Demnark
As part of a new competence development initiative at the Innovation Center Denmark (ICDK) in Palo Alto, LinKS Advice has conducted a strategy workshop focusing on network and stakeholder management for all office staff members.
The workshop goals was to identify collective stakeholder overview, to discuss value of knowledge sharing across units in ICDK, and to identify potential implications for ICDK.
Norwegian Industries – Energy & Business
LinKS has during 2010 and 2011 facilitated the development of a National Strategy Plan for offshore wind in Norway.
The purpose of the project has been to engage the Norwegian political stakeholders in designing and agreeing on a common strategic platform regarding the future business and collaboration opportunities for the offshore wind industry both nationally and on a global scale.
The offshore wind strategy was published in the autumn of 2011.
Facing the Futures - Scenario Planning in Bank of Greenland.
Greenland is experiencing tremendous change in these years. The society is facing great prospects but also possible stagnation - highly depending on the possible business futures in the Arctic area.
The Bank of Greenland is central in these business landscape.
What are the key trends and uncertainties for the bank in the years to come, what challenges are to be faced, and hence, what resilient business strategies will be identified?
These questions were addressed by the Bank’s management team and executive board in strategy development process focused on scenario planning facilitated by LinKS in 2013.
Bank of Greenland CEO Martin Kviesgaard says: “Working with LinKS on scenario planning provided us with both new insights, a solid ground on how to meet the possible business futures of the bank as well as
a systematic approach to strategy development and, as such, a tool for the future change management processes in the organisation."
Leading the Danish Courts
During 2015-16 LinKS has lead the development and execution of two models of an internal executive educational program for the Danish Presidents of Court arranged by The Courts of Denmark and designed in co-creation with LinKS@Wharton Alumni.
Leadership of the Danish Courts is marked by an exquisite professional standard and pride. The intention of LinKS’ involvement in the executive educational program has been to perspective, inspire and challenge the strategic leadership role and scope of the Presidents of Courts.
By the design and facilitation of LinKS, the Presidents of Courts have been inspired and their ways of functioning as both judges and leaders of their courts have challenged and been put into perspective.
As an interactional key element of the program, LinKS designed and facilitated a number of researched and tailored role plays in collaboration with Emmet Feigenberg, stage director, advisor, and former stage director of the Royal Danish Theatre. The role plays focused on the Presidents of Court’s every day dilemmas as leaders and additionally focused on the Court’s leadership ambition with the intention of underlining and challenging the Presidents’ leadership strategies.
During the modules, the presidents have worked with 6 different challenges with relevance for the optimisation of their work and leadership skills and the presentation of their conclusion constitute a milestone in the development of their work as judges and strategic leaders.
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