Our Lab is regularly commissioned to design, deliver and evaluate new learning programs that catalyze business growth and scaling. Our pilot programs align with our four pillars of business growth and scaling, and we are currently focused on Strategy & Innovation and Markets & Internationalization.


  • Innovation Accelerator

Our Innovation Accelerator provides company teams with the innovation mindset and capacity to take a new product or service from an idea fragment to a purchase order. The program leverages both in-class face-to-face engagement, coaching/mentoring and webinar-based milestone reviews.

We have been commissioned by the following organizations to deliver Innovation Accelerators:

  • Manufacturing Division, Alberta Economic Development and Trade

  • Transport Solutions, Alberta Economic Development and Trade


  • Export Compass

Today, Alberta small businesses are overly reliant on their local markets, with local sales accounting for over 75% of annual sales revenues. Research demonstrates that the more geographically diversified a small business is, the more likely these companies are to grow. Alberta small business need to locate growth markets beyond Canada’s borders.

Listening to Alberta

Export Compass provides company leadership with intelligence and insights on market expansion. The flexible program model is designed to go beyond traditional generic resources and provide a customized support program for companies at different stages of internationalization. In partnership with the the Manufacturing Division of Alberta Economic Development and Trade, we have delivered the Export Compass for organizations including: