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Business Model Frameworks

A guide to creating and capturing business value

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Language:  English
This book introduces the reader to the concept of business models and presents the most used business model frameworks in the world today.
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All businesses have a business model, whether the organization is a for-profit or non-profit. This book introduces the reader to the concept of business models and presents the most used business model frameworks in the world today. It explains the relationship between business models and business plans, strategy and innovation. The concepts in the book are illustrated with the use of several case studies. Readers are encouraged to describe their organization’s business model and there is a separate chapter in how to work with business models.

If you don’t know your organization’s business model or you having problems articulating it, this book is for you. It explains why it is important to have a visualized, shared business model language and what you need to do to capture your organization’s business model.

  1. What is a business model?
    1. Business models and business plans
    2. Business models and strategy
    3. Business models and innovation
    4. Summary – exercises
  2. Business model frameworks
    1. Business Model Canvas by Alexander Osterwalder
    2. Lean Canvas by Ash Maurya
    3. Open innovation business model by Chesbrough and Rosenbloom
    4. Business model innovation by Patrick Staehler
  3. Working with business models
    1. What makes a business model great?
    2. Creating new business models / business model innovation
    3. Testing new business models
  4. Business model tools
    1. Business model canvas tools
    2. Lean Canvas tools
  5. Suggestions for further reading / References
    1. Books
    2. Blogs / groups
This is very interesting book to read and enrich your business.
This is easily the most comprehensive guide to creating a solid business model that will put you heads above potential competition in your chosen field. "Business Model Frameworks" is worth at least ten times the cover price.
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About the Author

Benjamin Sommer

Benjamin is a professional agile coach, trainer and innovation mentor. Benjamin is recognized worldwide as an expert in Agile and Scrum and he holds the two highest-level certifications in the field: CST (Certified Scrum Trainer) and CEC (Certified Enterprise Coach) by the Scrum Alliance. He has trained over 1000 students and coached a variety of organizations; small, large, privat, public and government.  

His focus is on helping organizations achieve business agility, make product teams go faster and deliver more value. Benjamin has more than 15 years experience as business developer, management consultant, entrepreneur and investor. Benjamin is now using Lean and agile frameworks in his work with both large organizations and growth stage start-ups. Benjamin is also a published author focusing on business development and Scrum in his writings. He is also trained in Co-active coaching by Coaches Training Institute.

Specialities: agile coaching and training, lean start-up, business model innovation, executive coach and mentor. 

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