Corporate innovation

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CHQ Corporate Innovation Services

Our corporate innovation programmes help companies reimagine products and services, solve complex problems and provide support to create transformational work.

How we work with companies
CHQ specialises in solving innovation challenges and complex problems through modular innovation sprints. Using CHQ’s Enterprise Innovation Framework, we have developed customised programmes based on standardised innovation modules for most of NZ’s largest companies, including Fonterra, Beca and TradeMe.

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Design Sprint

Tackle big challenges. Create new products. Improve existing ones. All this in five days, with customers at the centre of the solution.

A CHQ Design Sprint is a time-boxed process for rapidly solving big problems, improving existing products or coming up with brand-new solutions for customers.

Ranging from 3 - 5 days, a CHQ Design Sprint will help you work out if a solution is going to have a positive impact on customers. Your team will also learn about problem discovery, empathy-based interview techniques, solution analysis and customer testing.

Our corporate innovation services

Our innovation services range in duration and scope – from 1-day workshops to 3-month acceleration programmes.

Looking for something else? Get in touch.
Take 2-hours to learn how structured innovation can transform a company.

The Executive Workshop is an interactive introduction to Enterprise Innovation. Participants complete a short assessment of current initiatives and practices and have a guided discussion of how to create transformational outcomes. After the Executive Workshop, CHQ will deliver a one-page summary, including our recommended next steps.


Bring structure and discipline to enterprise innovation with a Sprint.

An Innovation Sprint is is a time-boxed period where teams work to complete a variety of structured and specific tasks. CHQ offers 7 sprint types, including Design Sprint and Problem Discovery Sprints. Once your company has completed the Executive Workshop, we will recommend the Sprint types that are right for your organisation.

3–5 DAYS

A large-scale innovation event that leads to tangible outcomes

An intensive 1-2 day event that encourages collaborative problem solving and co-creation of solutions to a shared, pre-selected challenge statement. Excellent for team building.

1–2 DAYS

Increase your team's efficiency and impact

This 1-day workshop will introduce teams to collaborative problem solving, at pace. Excellent for significantly increasing efficiencies in teamwork and shortening meetings and project delivery times.


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Corporate professional development

CHQ's Professional Development programmes build capability that leaders will need in a changing world.

Ready to transform how your company works?

Get in touch today to chat with one of our team about how we can help your company achieve its goals.

What does working with CHQ feel like?

We put people at the centre of everything we do.

We strive for mastery of our practices, creating breakthrough innovation outcomes through unique approaches, transformational training experiences, and innovation discipline.

Learn by doing
Our Innovation Specialists create an immersive environment where you will learn while working on real projects that matter to your team.

We help you understand problems from your customer's perspective and build purposeful, grounded solutions that your customers love. 

Future forward
In the future, skills like empathy, curiosity and humility will be valued greatly in the workplace. You will upskill and experience future skills and solve your innovation challenges through our structured innovation programmes. 

"Using Creative HQ has been key to the success of getting the most out of our employees and I would really recommend it to anyone." 

Carlienne MacQueen, Programme Manager at Fonterra

"They brought their people and experience, they brought processes and systems and they have helped us to create an understanding of how we are going to operate."

Jeannine Walsh, New Ventures Manager at Beca

Who we've worked with

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