Course Description

Online Facilitation Training September 2020

South Africa

This interactive Online Facilitation training will equip you with the skills to confidently guide a Design Thinking Session in an online environment. In live Online Classroom sessions combined with personal coaching, you will learn how to create an environment where participants feel confident to be creative and drive innovation. We strongly believe in ‘Learning by Doing’ so it goes without saying that the course will be a high-energy, interactive and hands-on event where you will put your new skills directly into practice.

KEY BENEFITS

Enhance your online facilitation skills in designing and facilitating Design Thinking workshops;
Live guidance and personal coaching from our expert facilitators;
Learn how to deal with disturbance types and how to use Mindsetters to facilitate like a pro;
Develop your personal presence in guiding a group in online and offline sessions;
Increase your confidence for leading remote and multi-disciplinary collaborations.

Program 3-Week Online Facilitation training (Certificate)

The 3-Week online Facilitation training consists of 6 modules, focusing on the key elements of becoming a skilled facilitator. Each week consists of interactive Online Classroom sessions, followed by group work. After the course, you will share your experience and receive tips & tricks from our expert facilitators during the Coaching Session.

On boarding
1 week before the first module we invite you to join us in the online environment to meet your facilitators and fellow participants. We find it very important that you feel comfortable, secure and motivated to work together for the upcoming weeks in this online learning environment.

Modules 1 & 2:
2 x 2,5 hour Online Classroom sessions, 2 times a week

Modules 3 & 4:
2 x 2,5 hour Online Classroom sessions, 2 times a week

Modules 5 & 6:
2 x 2,5 hour Online Classroom sessions, 2 times a week

Certificate & Toolkit
After completing the 3-Week program and assignments you can celebrate your achievement of becoming a skilled facilitator! You will receive your personal Design Thinkers certificate and access to the online Toolkit that you can use freely.

Coaching Session
It is crucial to practise your new facilitation skills in the ‘real world’ on short notice. During the online course you will work on preparing a real facilitation opportunity within your organization or working environment. After you have facilitated your first Design Thinking session, you can discuss challenges you encountered with our expert facilitators and exchange experiences with your peers in the Coaching Session.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

To participate in this online facilitation training (Design Thinking)  we expect you to be familiar with the Double Diamond and typical tools you use in a DT process.

You know the tools, and want to learn how to guide teams in using DT;
You have experience in guiding DT sessions, but want to grow your confidence;
You know that DT can help your team, but need advise on how to use it in projects;
You want to learn tips & tricks from DT experts in the field.

FACILITATORS & COACHES

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

Robert Bloom, is the Founder of DTG-SA and has been facilitating Design Thinking programs since 2011. Robert has facilitated Workshops with a number of Listed Companies on the JSE as well as in Dubai and Kuwait. Robert’s diverse background and experience in business across the globe adds spice to this learning experience. Robert has a Masters in Business Administration at the Executive level specialising in Systems Thinking.

Daryl Lim, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, DesignThinkers Academy Asia. He has 14 years of experience in designing and creating a wide range of people related solutions. He has designed and co-created business and people management strategies working around employee career journeys.

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About this Event

Length: 3 weeks, 7 x 3 hour sessions & homework

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (SAST/CET)

Dates:
Monday 14 September: session 01
Thursday 17 September: session 02
Monday 21 September: session 03
Wednesday 23 September: session 04
Tuesday 29 September: session 05
Thursday 1 October: session 06
Friday 2 October: session 06

Online platforms: Miro & Zoom
Language: English
Max. participants: 10

Tickets

Early Bird Ticket Price: R 16 950,00 (for South African/African Nationals)
until 14 August 2020

Regular Ticket Price Price R 17 950,00

These prices are for South African / African nationals.

For those outside these borders, the Dutch pricing applies:

Early Bird Ticket Price € 1.095,00

Regular Ticket Price € 1.195,00

Prices are excluding VAT.
Your ticket includes access and use of the online environments (Miro & Zoom) for the duration of the course. All tools and materials are also available after the course for personal use. A certificate from DesignThinkers Academy is awarded to participants who successfully complete the course. Discounts are available for teams signing up, Freelancers, Non-Profits and Government Organizations.
If you are based outside South Africa we will not charge you with VAT.

Contact: southafrica@designthinkersacademy.com
info@designthinkersacademy.com

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