Shape Growth 1: Managing Dynamics of Growth

How to grow faster? Learn about the dynamics of accelerating growth.

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Course Curriculum

  Discussion and Exchange
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  Discovering Growth - Exercise 2
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  Lecture: Real-world implications
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  Online Simulation Tool
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This course will start with the basic dynamics of exponential growth. It is a first step in a series of online courses which cover different aspects and challenges.

The objective is to gain awareness about the dynamics behind exponential growth and why does it happen or not happen.

With over 2.5 hours of video material and tools, this course offers a new way to learn, explore and share. PLUS: We will explore and discover the impact of 3 different growth hacks in a simulation.

Benefits: When you are creating a plan, campaign or manage a customer base you need to make assumptions about growth. This course helps to develop a mind-set for behaviour of dynamics systems, to avoid simple mistakes and to advance judgement and ability to take action.

Participants: This course is for marketers, project/program managers, startups, business angels, investors, marketing / PR agencies, and social entrepreneurs ... everybody who is responsible for or interested in accelerating and sustaining growth. In short:

If you want sustainable growth and impact then this course series is for you.

Prerequisites: Just be curious and open to learn. No math required.

Elements of this course:

Basic introduction into the topic.

Real-world, prominent examples.

A short game-survey.

Online Simulation Tool ("Management Flight Simulator" for viral adoption)

Results from a field study from WITTIGONIA Insights.


The objectives of this course:

Building awareness

Developing a system mindset

Advancing judgement and decision making skills

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Your Instructor

Thomas Wittig
Thomas Wittig

This program and briefing center is led by Thomas ("Tom") Wittig. Tom is an expert in innovation, transformation and growth with a special focus on the business dynamics. He has extensive experience in business leadership working with new businesses, projects and established large businesses. He developed expert knowledge in system dynamics.

During 28+ years in the IT and high-tech industry Tom worked with Microsoft, SAP, and a number of high-growth companies. Building, growing, and optimising customer base, platforms, ecosystems, communities a high-volume operations and services.

Currently Tom works with Enterprise, Startups, Investors, and international organisations as advisor and innovation partner.

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Voices from Participants

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A complete privilege the masterclass with @thwittig Talking also about #SaaS and #openinnovation @Soc_Innovacion
— Héctor Gardó (@hgardo) September 16, 2015 #GrowthHacking workshop w/ @thwittig at @ImpactHubBLN talking #viralgrowth
— Zoe Fay (@zoezoefay) September 16, 2015

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
I loved the course and would like our company to make this available to my colleagues. Do you offer volume discounts for organisations?

Yes, we do. Please contact us by email to obtain further information and a custom quote. Contact: [email protected]

Loved the course! Could you provide a custom course for our company?

Yes, we can. Out options include custom courses as well as a special group-learning exercise for your team or organisation. Let's talk about your specific requirements and what we can do. Please contact us at: [email protected]

Do you offer private courses?

Yes, we do. We offer private courses with additional features such as live coaching, individual coaching, group mentoring, discussion groups, and even on-site engagements. Please contact us at: [email protected]

How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for the lifetime of the course as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. From time to time we make updates and edits and changes to this course and our course program. We will send out information. Please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list and to keep your preferences up to date. In case we retire or terminate a course we will inform you in advance and keep the content available for you for another period of time, usually 30 days.
How can I promote this course in my community?

Good news: we offer a referral program for our students and partners. You can refer and participate for each student who signs up.

Please send email to [email protected] with the subject line "Referral sign-up". We will send you information and your custom link which you can promote.