Course Description

Design Thinking for Innovation Leadership March 2020

Lagos, Nigeria

The Design Thinking Workshop for Innovation Leadership offers a unique team of internationally recognized and highly experienced Design Thinking practitioners from the business, design and academic world. A combination of Master Classes and in-depth knowledge of Service Design Thinking Tools and Methodology. ‘Learning by Doing’ at the Design Thinking Workshop for Innovation Leadership in Lagos, Nigeria has a main objective to Build Design Thinking capabilities in Innovation Leaders.


We strongly believe in ‘Learning by Doing’, so the Design Thinking Workshop for Innovation Leadership will be a high energy and hands-on event. You’ll be challenged to work in small teams on a real case and learn to work with Service Design and Design Thinking tools like Personas, Cultural Probes, Customer Journey Mapping, Stakeholder Mapping, Value Network Mapping, Prototyping, Business Modeling, Road Mapping and more. Moreover, a focus of this program will be on exploring the questions how to integrate these tools in an organization and how to create buy-in within an organization and with your sponsors.

The end result is aimed at a transformation of the participants, knowledge of tools and methods, a deep understanding of the value of design, and professional & personal growth.

This workshop is organized in collaboration with Broot Consulting


Our main objective is to provide you with hands-on tools that you can use immediately the next day in your working environment. But we will also facilitate train-the-trainer aspects, so by transforming your mindset and your way of thinking you will be able to train your own team.

Besides the training program you will be handed out a toolkit, certificate and access to the DT Academy Network virtual environment.


The coaches will share their experiences during the four days and will guide you and your team on a specific topic during the process from doing Research to Designing Service Concepts and Implementation of these Concepts in complex organizations.

Dr Olukunle A. Iyanda, is a skilled strategist, an experienced corporate educator who advises on demystifying and enabling innovation and organisational strategic agility.

Dr. Charles Ikem, is an experience service designer and researcher with expertise in UI/UX, interaction design, design thinking and digital transformation.

Robert Bloom, Managing Partner DesignThinkers Group SA; Experienced Service Designer and Systems Thinking Practitioner. Robert has just under 25 years of experience across the globe in building innovation capability and customer-centered strategies.

Aderinola Oluruntoye, a business intelligence and enterprise data specialist with skills in Business Analytics, Data Warehousing, Business Process Management, Business Intelligence and Enterprise Software.

About this Event

De Rembrandt Hotel,
172 Obafemi Awolowo Way,
Ikeja, Lagos

March 23-36 2020
Language: English
Maximum participants: Appr. 15


Early bird price – $1035
Regular price – $1104
Late worn – $1173

Early bird registration ends on the 6th, regular will start from the 7th till the 20th and late worn will be on the 21st and 22nd of March 2020.

Prices are intended excluding VAT. VAT is at 5% for Nigerian based firms.

The ticket includes daily lunch, morning and afternoon snacks, and beverages, plus a welcome reception.

A certificate from DesignThinkers Academy is awarded on the Friday to participants who successfully complete the course.

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