Accelerating Transversal Innovation
Learn2Leap is a distillation of the key learnings from over 40+ transversal projects and our work with well over 200 innovators. With this programme, you get relevant insights, applicable methodologies, and hands-on tools to incite and accelerate transversal innovation through the Leap Platform.
The self-paced learning programme is delivered through short video sessions, alongside tools and templates for direct application in your team. Learn2Leap is free for all employees of digitalswitzerland member organisations. Optional paid coaching and academic deep dives are available through our academic partners and innovation experts.
Three Modules on Transversal Innovation
Learn2Leap is composed of three complementary modules to help your team initialise and execute transversal innovation.
Ready to learn about transversal innovation? Navigate on the module below to get started.
Meet Your Course Leaders
Learn2Leap features the latest insights from leading Swiss academics and innovation experts.
Prof. Dr. Thomas Gutzwiller
Academic Director, Henri B. Meier Unternehmerschule University of St. Gallen. CEO and Executive Chairman of The Information Management Group (IMG).
Lecturer for Leadership & HR Management at the Executive School of the University of St. Gallen. Founder & Managing Partner at peopleXpert.
Lecturer for Innovation Management at the University of Applied Science in Lucerne. Founder & Managing Partner RedRock.
Prof. Dr. Patrick Link
Professor for Product Innovation at the University of Applied Science in Lucerne. Co-Founder TriHow.
Lecturer for Agile & Requirements Engineering at the University of Applied Science in Lucerne. Head Product Engineering SwissQ Consulting.
Program Lead, CAS Agile Product Engineering at the University of Applied Science in Lucerne. Founder & CEO InnoExec.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Get more detailed information about the Learn2Leap Programme.
Learn2Leap is a self-paced learning programme that empowers project teams to incite and advance transversal innovation. It is composed of three complementary modules to help your team initialise and execute transversal innovation.
The Programme features insights from leading Swiss academics and innovation experts hailing from institutions such as the University of St.Gallen and Lucerne University of Applied Sciences. The Programme is operationally led by the Leap Platform under the umbrella of digitalswitzerland.
Leap, as the Swiss platform for multi-stakeholder innovation, enables organisations within the digitalswitzerland ecosystem to harness the power of collaboration to create value for economy and society. The Learn2Leap Programme is based on learning of transversal projects that were empowered by the Leap Platform within the digitalswitzerland ecosystem. The aim of the programme is to distill these insights to provide targeted support for existing or aspiring transversal innovation projects within the Swiss ecosystem. If you are pursuing a transversal innovation project, you are encouraged to reach out to the Leap Team for an initial conversation about how we might be able to support.
The insights are delivered through short video sessions, additional reading material alongside tools & templates for direct application. It also contains optional assignments provided by the academic and innovation experts to apply the insights you’ve learned.
Kindly note that the assignments should be completed within your project teams. There is no possibility to upload the assignments for grading by our experts.
Learn2Leap is a highly-compact learning programme featuring approximately 4 hours of online lectures. In additional, there are several optional assignments and supplementary readings.
Optional paid coaching is available for those teams that want to get an extra kick.
Available deep dives into the knowledge can be made through our academic partner offerings. Specifically:
Leap focuses on the execution of transversal innovation by offering organisations a fast-track to test and initialise multi-stakeholder innovations through the digitalswitzerland network.
Learn2Leap combines insights from leading academics and innovation experts across a wide range of disciplines - all with the intent of advancing collaborative innovation in Switzerland. If you are interested in contributing to the learning-programme, please feel to reach out to us here.