Course Description

2-Week Online Design Thinking Facilitation Course April 2021


This is a special more condensed version of the bestselling interactive online facilitation course. Just as the original version, it will equip you with the skills to confidently guide a Design Thinking Session in an online environment. This course will empower you as a facilitator, in only 4 live online sessions during two weeks (focused and intense). You will learn how to manage your state and create an environment where participants feel confident to be creative and drive innovation. Expect our usual ‘Learning by Doing’ style of teaching, it course will be high-energy, interactive and hands-on, and you will end up with an ‘encyclopedia’ of learnings, which we will help you to apply to your next facilitator’s challenge.


Increase awareness of yourself as a facilitator by getting 360 feedback on your online facilitation skills;
Learn about our unique competence framework to structure your facilitator’s growth path;
Learn how to deal with the online environment when leading co-creation;
Get immediately applicable tips & tricks to tackle your upcoming facilitator’s challenge.

Program Online Design Thinking Facilitation Course (Light Version)

The 2-Week Course consists of 4 modules, focusing on the key elements of becoming a skilled facilitator. Each week consists of interactive Online Classroom sessions, followed by group work.

1 week before the first module we invite you to join us in the online environment to meet your facilitators and fellow participants. We find it very important that you feel comfortable, secure and motivated to work together for the upcoming weeks in this online learning environment. You will also get some homework to gather some insights on the challenge by doing an interview.

Modules 1 & 2:
2 x 2,5 hour Online Classroom sessions

Modules 3 & 4:
2 x 2,5 hour Online Classroom sessions

Certificate & Toolkit
After completing the 2-Week program and assignments you can celebrate your achievement of becoming a skilled facilitator! You will receive your personal Design Thinkers certificate and access to the online Toolkit that you can use freely.

"Great mix of tools, structure and experimenting. Awesome and emphatic coaches!"

Raluca Mihaela Bârsan, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu


To participate in this online Design Thinking facilitation course we expect you to be somewhat familiar with the Double Diamond and typical tools you use in a DT process.

You know the tools, and want to learn how to guide teams in using DT;
You have experience in guiding DT sessions, but want to grow your confidence;
You know that DT can help your team, but need advise on how to use it in projects;
You want to learn tips & tricks from DT experts in the field.


You will be guided through the Program by our highly experienced Facilitators. They have years of experience in working with Design Thinking and know the tips & tricks on how to implement it within organizations.

Alwin Put is Co-Founder of DesignThinkers Academy Belgium. Alwin is specialised in Business Engineering and Marketing. He’s a creative Strategist and Facilitator in Design Thinking.

We can also offer you a tailor-made coaching program designed around your specific team objectives to guide you through the DT process.

, Please reach out to us for more information

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Our main objective is to provide you with hands-on tools that you can use immediately the next day in your working environment.

Besides the training program you will be handed out a toolkit, certificate and access to the DT Academy Network virtual environment.

The end result is aimed at a transformation of the participants, knowledge of tools and methods, a deep understanding of the value of design, and professional & personal growth.

About this Event

Length: 2 weeks, 2 x 2,5 hours per week & homework

Time: 9:30 – 12:00 (CEST)

Onboarding: Wednesday April 14
Session 1: Tuesday April 20
Session 2: Thursday April 22
Session 3: Monday April 26
Session 4: Thursday April 29
Follow Up Call: Thursday May 20

Online platforms: Miro & Zoom
Language: English
Max. participants: 10


Early Bird Ticket Price € 795,00
until March 31st 2021

Regular Ticket Price € 895,00

Your ticket includes access and use of the online environments (Miro & Zoom) for the duration of the course. All tools and materials are also available after the course for personal use. A certificate from DesignThinkers Academy is awarded to participants who successfully complete the course. Discounts are available for teams signing up, Freelancers, Non-Profits and Government Organizations.

Prices are excluding VAT. We charge 21% VAT to Dutch based companies, NGO’s and self-employed. We also charge 21% VAT to international companies, NGO’s and self-employed based in the European Union without a registered VAT number. If you are based outside the European Union we will not charge you with VAT. If you have any other questions regarding this online course or its ticketing, we kindly as that you contact us through e-mail.

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