4-Week Online Design Thinking Fundamentals Course (Certificate)
This interactive online course will equip you with the Design Thinking mindset, tools and skills to kick-start bold innovation. You will be working virtually in classroom sessions, followed by group work on a human-centered challenge under live guidance of our skilled facilitators. We strongly believe in learning-by-doing. After the course, you will be able to apply Design Thinking right away.
Early Bird Price
€ 540,00 (limited)
2 hours per session
With a combination of live classroom sessions, group assignments and homework you will gain practical knowledge and experience to apply Design Thinking in your daily work. The course consists out of 4 modules (8 sessions in total), focusing on the stages of Design Thinking: Discover, Define, Design, Deliver. Each week consists of interactive online classrooms sessions, followed by group work. A follow-up call will provide you with the opportunity to reconnect with one of your Facilitators to reflect on your experiences with implementing DT in your daily work. In small groups together with your fellow alumni you can share your struggles and/or insights and once again learn from each other.
After successful completion of the 5-Week Online Design Thinking Fundamentals course, participants are awarded with 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.
Focus on how to implement Design Thinking in your daily work;
Live and personal guidance from our expert facilitators;
Learn to empathize with your customers and improve your proposition and strategy;
Develop your creative problem solving skills and innovation mindset;
Boost co-creation and innovation while working remotely.
Over a 5-week period, you will meet with your fellow participants and coaches in 2-hour online classroom sessions. We strongly believe in learning-by-doing. A major part of this online course consists of hands-on work on a general case using the different Design Thinking tools.
You will work in co-creation to learn from each other and incorporate the knowledge and skills of participants from diverse backgrounds and industries. Our expert facilitators will teach you how to use empathy when envisioning future scenarios of service for your end-users.
"This course is great if you want to jump-start Design Thinking. Enough information to start doing, enough inspiration to continue learning."
Teams from different industries who want to lead innovation;
Individuals e.g. HR, IT, Marketing looking for new tools to structure innovation and collaboration;
Professionals who want to stretch their creative problem solving skills;
Managers who want to discover what Design Thinking can offer their team.
Meet your instructors
Co-founder & Senior Facilitator DT Academy Eastern Europe
Lacramioara has a strong background as a research specialist and her passion is to talk to customers as real people with real problems. Her main driver as co-founder of DesignThinkers Academy Eastern Europe and facilitator is to translate the insights from the customers and create better solutions (products, services) for them.
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.
Senior Partner and Facilitator at Design Thinkers Academy Eastern Europe
He has extensive experience of team management and business consultancy with strong background in customer experience and market intelligence.
Trainer and marketing research consultant
Diana Simion is trainer and marketing research consultant, with a PhD in communication studies and strong background in academic and marketing research. She is mostly interested in approaching the consumer behavior within the broader dynamics of the digital-driven society and the socio-cultural trends that impact the customer experience.
We can also offer you a tailor-made coaching program designed around your specific team objectives to guide you through the DT process.