2-Day Design Thinking Fundamentals Training Course (Certificate)
This interactive course will equip you with the Design Thinking mindset, tools and skills to kick-start bold innovation. After completing the course, you will be able to apply Design Thinking right away.
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No preparation time
2 days, 8 hours a day
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About this course
Knowing about Design Thinking is a good start, but the trick lies in successfully applying it to projects. During this course, you will be learning-by-doing and practice fundamentals tools such as Stakeholder Mapping, Personas, Customer Journey Mapping, Service Scenarios and Prototyping by working on a challenge.
You will work in co-creation within small teams to learn from participants with diverse industry backgrounds. Our highly skilled facilitators will guide you trough the Design Thinking process, teaching you how to use empathy when envisioning future scenarios of service for your end-users.
What you'll learn
Learn how to listen to your end-user, embed end-user insights, develop prototypes and work in small iterations. Dare to fail and pitch your story!
Welcome & Kick-off
Meet the team
Keynote & Cases
Briefing & Research
Framing the problem
Customer Journey Map
Ideation & Prototyping
Idea Priority Map
Testing & Pitching
Testing the pilot
Reflection & Celebration
This course is designed for:
Young Professionals (individuals)...
...who want to discover how to use human-centered innovation methods in their daily work
Managers or Team Leaders...
...seeking to develop and integrate cutting edge creative practices into their business processes and corporate culture
Executives or Decision Makers...
...looking to strengthen their ability to lead innovation and enhance the organization’s innovation capability
Government Policy Makers...
...who want to gain key insights into the implementation of Design Thinking
No previous experience or knowledge required
Meet your coaches
Our expert Facilitators will share their experience and tricks on how to implement Design Thinking in projects and organizations. That way you can start applying Design Thinking straight away in your daily working environment.
Co-Owner DesignThinkers Academy Amsterdam
Co-owner at DT Academy, has extensive experience in designing and implementing concepts, holding a MBA & MSc in Business and Financial Management.
Jeroen van der Weide
Partner DesignThinkers Academy Amsterdam
Jeroen is Partner & Senior Facilitator, facilitating teams and designing creative processes and brainstorm sessions. HE has a MA in Dutch Theatre, Film & Communications
Co-Founder DesignThinkers Academy Eastern Europe
Co-Founder and Facilitator at DT Academy Eastern Europe. She is an experienced business consultant teaching entrepreneurship and leadership within corporate environments.
Yuen Yen Tsai
Senior Facilitator DesignThinkers Academy Amsterdam
She has extensive experience in helping ‘fixed’ mindsets in organizations become ‘growth’ mindsets using playfulness and creativity.
After successful completion of the 2-Day Design Thinking Fundamentals 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.
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 email@example.com.