Course Description

3-Week Online Design Thinking Facilitation Course June 2021

Online

This edition is currently sold out, but you are more than welcome on the next edition of the Online Design Thinking Facilitation Course.

If you have any further questions please get in contact with our support team. They are happy to help!

This interactive online Design Thinking Facilitation Course will equip you with the skills to confidently guide a Design Thinking Session in an online environment. In live Online Classroom sessions combined with personal coaching, you will learn how to create an environment where participants feel confident to be creative and drive innovation. We strongly believe in ‘learning-by-doing’ so it goes without saying that the course will be a high-energy, interactive and hands-on event where you will put your new skills directly into practice.

The Design Thinking Facilitation Course is also available in our Amsterdam Studio, where we can safely welcome a limited amount of participants for some hands-on, ‘learning-by-doing’ fun. Click here to learn more.

KEY BENEFITS

Enhance your facilitation skills in designing and facilitating Design Thinking workshops;
Live guidance and personal coaching from our expert Facilitators;
Learn how to deal with disturbance types and how to use Mindsetters to facilitate like a pro;
Develop your personal presence in guiding a group in online and offline sessions;
Increase your confidence in leading remote and multi-disciplinary collaborations.

Program 3-Week Online Design Thinking Facilitation Course (Certificate)

The 3-Week Course consists of 6 modules, focusing on the key elements of becoming a skilled Facilitator. Each week consists of interactive Online Classroom sessions, followed by group work. After the course, you will share your experience and receive tips & tricks from our expert Facilitators during the Coaching Session.

Onboarding
One 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.

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

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

Modules 5 & 6:
2 x 2,5 hour Online Classroom sessions, 2 times a week

Certificate & Toolkit
After completing the 3-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.

Coaching Session
It is crucial to practice your new facilitation skills in the ‘real world’ on short notice. During the online course, you will work on preparing a real facilitation opportunity within your organization or working environment. After you have facilitated your first Design Thinking session, you can discuss challenges you encountered with our expert Facilitators and exchange experiences with your peers in the Coaching Session.

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

Raluca Mihaela Bârsan, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

To participate in this online Design Thinking facilitation course we expect you to be 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 advice on how to use it in projects;
You want to learn tips & tricks from DT experts in the field.

FACILITATORS & COACHES

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.

Thomas de Bresser is Managing Director of DT Agency and has been part of DesignThinkers for over 5 years. Thomas is one of our main experts taking pride in guiding you through a structured design approach and establish a new way of working to sustain innovation.

CERTIFICATE

After successful completion of the 3-Week Online Design Thinking Facilitation course, participants are awarded a DesignThinkers Academy Certificate and you can celebrate your achievement of becoming a true Design Thinker. All tools and materials will be available after the course for personal use.

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

DesignThinkers Academy Amsterdam, Please reach out to us for more information

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: 3 weeks, onboarding (2.5 hrs), 6 sessions (2.5 hrs), homework & follow-up call (1 hr)

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM (CEST)

Dates:
Onboarding: Thursday June 3
Session 1: Monday June 7
Session 2: Thursday June 10
Session 3: Monday June 14
Session 4: Thursday June 17
Session 5: Monday June 21
Session 6: Thursday June 24
Follow-up call: Thursday July 15

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

Tickets

Early Bird Ticket Price € 1.095,00
until May 20th 2021

Regular Ticket Price € 1.195,00

Prices are excluding VAT.
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.

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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