Course Description

4-Day Global DesignThinkers Bootcamp on the Sea, Croatia

The Global DesignThinkers Bootcamp provides a unique opportunity to enjoy the Croatia seaside and learn from internationally recognized and highly experienced Service Design & Design Thinking practitioners from the Business, Design, and Academic world.

First time in the Adriatic region!

Early Bird Price

€ 2.249,00 (limited)


4 days



Standard Price

€ 2.449,00


8 hours a day

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About this course

The Bootcamps consist of Masterclasses, in-depth knowledge of Service Design & Design Thinking Tools, and a deep dive into the DT Methodology focused on human-centered collaboration. The main goal of the DT Bootcamp is to guide you through our ‘learning-by-doing’ method by giving you key insights into how to apply Service Design Thinking.

You will work in small teams on a real-life challenge in a local context while also learning to work with Service Design and Design Thinking tools.

What you'll learn

Together with our internationally recognized coaches, Facilitators and experts, you will find solutions to the challenges of applying and facilitating this new way of working in your organization and convincing your sponsors and team members.


Welcome & Introductions
Team dynamics
Meet the challenge owner


Introduction & Research
Masterclass Research
Briefing, Sense making
Persona Building


Framing & Ideation
Masterclass Opportunities
Customer Journey Map
Reframing, Ideation


Prototyping & Pitching
Masterclass Business
Testing prototypes


Reflect & Ceremony
Masterclass Apply DT
Personal reflection

Meet your coaches and facilitators

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

Tim Schuurman

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

Christof Zürn

Senior Facilitator DesignThinkers Academy Amsterdam

He is working in the sweet spot of business, people and technology with a hands-on mentality. He focuses on overall brand experience and innovation. He has a lot of experience in branding, digitalization, Service Design, Design Thinking and he developed a new methodology called Music Thinking.

Nina Maldonado

Agile Transformation & Digital Innovation Manager AkzoNobel

She has with a strong eye for Innovation who dares to look beyond current challenges to help organizations transform and achieve long-lasting change. She helps organizations create an innovative culture, building innovation & digital capabilities and facilitating the integration of Design Thinking, Lean Startup and Agile across teams.

Adela Cristea

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.

Lăcrămioara Loghin

Co-founder & Senior Facilitator DT Academy Eastern Europe

Lăcrămioara 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.

Ana Jeličić

Partner and Senior Facilitator at DesignThinkers Academy Adriatic

experienced business consultant and trainer, with a consistent background in assisting start-ups and business developments, teaching entrepreneurship and leadership practices within corporate environments, and a partner of Design Thinkers Academy Adriatic.

Nikola Kalinović

Partner and Senior Facilitator at DesignThinkers Academy Adriatic

is a marketing and branding professional with strong experience in assisting companies to define their brand & business strategy, helping them to transform into agile brands of the future. He is also a partner of Design Thinkers Academy Adriatic.

Dalibor Vasiljević

Partner and Senior Facilitator at DesignThinkers Academy Adriatic

With more than 15 years of experience in branding and marketing strategy, Dalibor is focused on business education and mentoring, enabling organizations to grow and innovate in the digital era.

Irena Domjanović

Managing Partner at Digital IQ & Agilcon

is an experienced marketing professional. She co-founded Digital IQ, a company dedicated to helping companies thrive in the new economy where she is a managing partner and senior consultant.

Ivana Conjar

Business Psychologist & Design Thinking Facilitator

is a business psychologist with more than a decade of experience in managing MBA programs and executive education programs for leaders. She began her career in executive education as the head of recruitment of the MBA program at the Cotrugli Business School.


After successful completion of the 4-Day DesignThinkers Global Bootcamp Week, 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.

COVID-19 Protocol

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. For this reason, participants interested in joining us are more than welcome, if you are able to provide:
A) Digital COVID Certificate (QR code);
B) Proof of a negative PCR-test, within 24 hours of the first day of training;
C) Proof that you recovered from COVID-19 less than 6 months ago.

If a participant cannot comply with the above-mentioned requirements, they will not be able to participate in the course. Our goal is to create a safe environment in which we can continuously stimulate creativity and allow all participants and facilitators to feel comfortable.

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