3-Week Online Design Thinking Fundamentals Course
This interactive online Design Thinking Fundamentals 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 from our skilled Facilitators.
This online course is ideal for companies with people in multiple locations.
Early bird pricing available up to 6 weeks prior to the event.
Early Bird Price
6 x 2.5 hr sessions over 3 weeks
About this Course
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 (6 sessions in total), focusing on the stages of Design Thinking: Discover, Define, Design, Deliver. Each week consists of interactive online classroom 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. A follow-up call will provide you with the opportunity to reflect on the DT Fundamentals and ask final questions to your Facilitator.
What you will learn:
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 from our skilled facilitators. We strongly believe in learning-by-doing. After completing the course, you will be able to apply Design Thinking immediately.
Onboarding. Welcome & Kick-off.
Getting started online: Meet the team and familiarize yourself with the online tools so you’re all set to get started.
Discover. Introduction & Research.
Introduction, Design Research, Mind Map, Stakeholder Map and Personas.
Define. Framing the problem.
Opportunity Areas, Customer Journey Map and Problem Statement.
Design. Ideation & Prototyping.
Ideation, Idea priority Map, Service Scenarios and Artefacts.
Deliver. Testing & Pitching.
Testing the pilot, Improving it, Pitch. Reflection and Personal Plan.
This course is designed for:
…who want to discover how to use human-centered innovation methods in their daily work
Managers of 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 knowledg
Meet your instructors
Managing Partner DT Academy NZ & AUS
Darryl combines his design thinking expertise with his leadership experience to help people and organizations become more human-centered and focused on creating meaningful experiences.
"This course is great if you want to jump-start Design Thinking. Enough information to start doing, enough inspiration to continue learning."
After successful completion of the 3-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.