2-Day Design Thinking Fundamentals Course (Certificate)
This interactive course will equip you with the Design Thinking mindset, tools and skills to kick-start bold innovation. After the course, you will be able to apply Design Thinking right away.
Early Bird Price
7 hours a day
About this course
Knowing about Design Thinking is a good start, but the trick is how to successfully apply it in 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 in small teams to learn from participants from diverse backgrounds and industries. 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
Meet your instructors
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.
Business intelligence and enterprise data specialist
Business intelligence and enterprise data specialist with skills in Business Analytics, Data Warehousing, Business Process Management, Business Intelligence and Enterprise Software.
Dr. Charles Ikem
Innovation and Service designer with expertise in UI/UX
An experienced innovation and service designer with expertise in UI/UX, interaction design, design thinking, and digital transformation.
Olukunle Iyanda, Ph.D, FCA, MBA, MSc.
Managing Partner & Senior Facilitator DTA Nigeria
Managing Partner DT Nigeria/Senior Facilitator, is a skilled strategist, an experienced corporate educator who advises on demystifying and enabling innovation and organisational strategic agility.
Managing Partner of DesignThinkers Group SA
Managing Partner of DesignThinkers Group SA and experienced Service Designer and Systems Thinking practitioner.
At DesignThinkers Academy, we take our social duty very serious when it comes to protecting the health of our valued participants and dear team members. For this reason, participants interested in joining us at our Creative Studio in Amsterdam 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.
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.
“Great if you want to start Design Thinking. Enough information to start doing, enough inspiration to continue learning.”