Training Course: 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

Instructor

Our instructor is a Stanford-certified expert having studied and worked with Stanford design thinking model for many years

Duration

2 days

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