Course Description

5-Week Online Design Thinking meets Lean Start-up & Agile Course (Certificate)

This interactive Online Design Thinking meets Lean Start-up & Agile Course will teach you how to innovate, validate and implement meaningful solutions by exploring and combining core elements of Design Thinking, Lean Start-up, and Agile to kick-start bold innovation.

Early Bird Price

€ 1.295,00


No preparation time



Standard Price

€ 1.395,00


5 weeks, 2.5 hours per session

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About this course

With this online course, we aim to illustrate how both worlds can be combined with the end goal of helping organizations and Agile teams to create and implement impactful human-centered solutions in a more quick, effective and fun way. This will be achieved in a combination of live classroom sessions, group assignments and homework in which you will gain practical knowledge and experience in order to apply Design Thinking and Agile in your daily work.

What you'll learn

Design and implementation are oftentimes viewed as two different entities inside an organization. This can lead to different viewpoints, long processes and complex communication when it comes to implementing innovative value propositions.

Onboarding. Welcome & Kick-off

Introduction Challenge Content, What is Agile, DT, Scrum, etc.

Discover. Conducting Research

Preparing Research, Research Plan, Solution Interviews and Conducting Research.

Define. Framing the problem

Updating Insights, Customer Journey Mapping, Personas and Problem Statements.

Design. Ideation & Prototyping

Ideating New Solutions, Updating Prototypes, Test and Learning Plans.

Deliver. Testing & Pitching

Product Backlog, Story Mapping, Scrum, Retrospective and Presentations.

Participant profile

This course is designed for:

Managers or Team Leaders...

...seeking to develop and integrate cutting edge creative practices into their business processes and corporate culture to lead innovation

Young Professionals (individuals)...

…who want to discover how to embed innovation into Agile teams, working in short iteration cycles

Executives or Decision Makers...

...looking to strengthen their ability to drive innovation using Design Thinking & Agile way of working

Government Policy Makers...

...who want to gain key insights into the implementation of Design Thinking & Agile

Some basic knowledge of the Design Thinking process & tools is advised to gain a high learning outcome

Meet your coaches

You will be guided through the Online Course by our highly experienced Facilitators. They have years of experience in working with Design Thinking and know the tips & tricks to guide you through this online learning journey and how to implement it within your working environment.

Jens Broetzmann

Senior Agile & Design Thinking Coach Continno

An experienced Agile and Innovation Consultant, Coach, and Trainer. He has helped many organizations and teams in the past to transform successfully into Agile organizations (e.g. Unilever, ING, SAP). His passion is to combine Design Thinking with Agile principles and ways of working so that organizations and teams can make a bigger impact.

Tim Schuurman

Co-Owner DesignThinkers Academy Amsterdam

As co-owner of DT Academy, Tim has extensive experience in designing and implementing concepts, holding a MBA & MSc in Business and Financial Management.


After successful completion of the 5-Week Online Design Thinking meets Lean Start-up & Agile 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.

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