Design Thinking

Creativity has never been more needed and this is your toolbox into the new world of ideas.

What is it?

  • A course aimed at introducing key concepts of design thinking
  • An experience of how things might work differently
  • A collection of actionable ideas for immediate application

Workshop Format

  • 2-day classroom course facilitated by an instructor and split as follows:
  • One third potentially new concepts
  • One third discussions and debates
  • One third practice and exercises

Audience

  • Decision-makers, management & leadership positions
  • Contributors with a demanding job
  • People dealing with change and complexity
  • Everybody with a genuine interest in self development

Agenda

  • Learning to re-think. Questions are more important than answers
  • Design thinking approach
    • Empathising
      • Human connectivity
      • Empathy and how it can help
      • Emotional Intelligence
      • Framing and re-framing
    • Problem definition
      • Mindset management. Learning how to rewire our mental predisposition
      • Problem solving: the #1 skill in the near future!
    • Ideation
      • Creativity techniques
      • Brainstorming or how you generate valuable ideas
      • Thinking in abstractions: your problems are not just yours
      • Divergent thinking: quantity is good! Quality comes next!
      • Mind-mapping: generating connexions and ideas
      • Zooming in and out
    • Failing fast: prototyping and testing
  • Thinking and motivation
  • My Design Thinking Development Plan

Duration

  • 2 days.

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