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About us - DesignThinkers Academy

DesignThinkers Academy is one of the leading ‘design driven’ Innovation Agencies. Our team of global expert can facilitate the process of transitioning from a strictly product oriented and sales driven organization, towards a more service oriented and human centered one. Furthermore, we are a global Agency, represented in 25 countries. Additionally, our experts train, develop and facilitate creative multidisciplinary teams and communities to drive positive change.

Join us in our virtual studio

We invite you to have a look at our extensive Online Course Catalogue. Discover a complete overview of all courses provided in the Virtual Studio of DesignThinkers Academy. We are proud to offer a wide variety of courses and project services to support your team in kick-starting innovation and creativity in an online environment. For this reason, the Online Course Leaflet highlights all open-registration, as well as incompany online courses currently available in our Virtual Studio.

For us, learning-by-doing, interaction and empathy are as important in an online setting as they are in live settings. Find out how we translate our high-energy courses to an online environment by browsing through our Online Course Catalogue. We sincerely hope we will be able to welcome you to our Virtual Studio with live facilitation from our global team of expert practitioners.

COVID-19 Protocol

At DesignThinkers Academy, we take our social duty very seriously when it comes to protecting the health of our valued participants and dear team members. Therefore, please have a look at our new COVID regulations for our in-person training, in compliance with the COVID-19 safety measures of the Dutch government:

  • As of February 25, 2022, we can welcome you to our studio without a demonstration of a Digital COVID Certificate or QR code. However, we do highly encourage you to do a self-test before coming to the studio.
  • If you are diagnosed with COVID or have COVID-related symptoms, we kindly ask you to contact us so we can rebook your ticket.
  • During the training days, it is no longer mandatory to keep a 1,5-meter distance or wear face masks. However, you are free to continue these practices if they make you feel more comfortable during the in-person sessions.

Our goal is to create a safe and comfortable environment in which we can continuously stimulate creativity for both participants and facilitators. Should you have any questions about our protocol or your personal situation, please reach out to us via +31 0 20 471 00 70 or info@designthinkersacademy.com.

Design Thinking is the glue between all disciplines

Service Design Thinking enables you to develop and deliver innovative ideas and implement change. It can also empower you and your team to deliver effective solutions to complicated problems. It is an activity-based process with a strong emphasis on teamwork and co-creation.

Our mission is to provide space and time for teams and individuals to be inspired and challenged. We encourage teams to ‘learn-by-doing’ and strengthen their ability for creative problem solving. Lastly, we can also facilitate organizations in building the necessary environment and mindset.

Our narrative

DesignThinkers Academy provides the time and space for teams and individuals to feel inspired and challenged. We strive to enlighten individuals with the learning-by-doing mentality and strengthen their ability for creative problem solving. The ever changing world around us pressures people and teams to be more flexible, entrepreneurial and customer centered. An innovative approach is necessary in order to efficiently maintain and develop these capabilities.

DesignThinkers Academy aims to inspire by organizing thought-provoking events, personal coaching and training programs, helping organizations build the necessary capabilities. We provide the necessary knowledge and successfully teach the mindset of Design Thinking. We aim to create an open network to facilitate and inspire a rich conversation between creative thinkers and doers. We strive for a learning community that has a positive impact on people’s lives, careers and our ever-changing world.

The DT Bootcamp was a real transformation. Highly recommended to anyone who wants to understand what DT really is about.

Pamela Caillens, Cartier International SNC

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