3-Week Online Design Thinking Fundamentals Training Course (Certificate)
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.
Early Bird Price
No preparation time
3 weeks, 2.5 hours per session
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'll 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:
Young Professionals (individuals)...
...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 knowledge required
Meet your coaches
Our expert Facilitators will share their experience and tricks on how to incorporate Design Thinking into projects and organizations. This way, you can immediately implement Design Thinking within your daily working environment.
Co-Owner DesignThinkers Academy Amsterdam
As co-owner of DT Academy, Tim 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 a Partner & Senior Facilitator at DT Academy. He is a driving force when it comes to facilitating teams, designing creative processes, and brainstorm sessions. He has an MA in Dutch Theatre, Film & Communications.
Co-Founder DesignThinkers Academy Belgium
Alwin is specialized in Business Engineering and Marketing. He’s a creative Strategist and Facilitator in Design Thinking.
Yuen Yen Tsai
Senior Facilitator DesignThinkers Academy Amsterdam
She has extensive experience in helping ‘fixed’ mindsets in organizations become ‘growth’ mindsets using playfulness and creativity.
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.
After successful completion of the 3-Week Online 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.