Design Thinking

The Design Thinking training is for specialist and executive personnel who want to improve their skills in dealing with new solution approaches. The course can be delivered as one-to-one training or in corresponding  groups.

Design Thinking teaches you how you can develop concrete ideas for innovations in a co-creative team process with colleagues from either the same  or different department as well as specialist disciplines. Design Thinking offers you new stimulus and solution approaches for your project. 

Objectives

The training centres around learning the Design Thinking method, using practical examples. The participants are given a topic and work in small teams to learn how to apply Design Thinking to quickly achieve innovative results. In addition, the participants are trained in how to apply the method to their everyday professional life.

Overview

  • Understanding of the Design Thinking method and mindset
  • The individual Design Thinking process steps, and the methods that best support these steps
  • The development of innovative solutions using different application areas
  • Organise and lead your own Design Thinking workshop
  • Stimulate creativity through joy and passion
  • Integrate the elements of Design Thinking into your daily working life

The Design Thinking training includes the basic elements of Design Thinking along with the six phases of the Design Thinking process and its implementation in the corporate culture.

An overview of the individual topic areas:

Design Thinking process

  • Define and investigate the problem area
  • Understanding users
  • Creating empathy – the empathy map
  • Exploring requirements: Conduct and evaluate interviews
  • Establishing customer needs and insights
  • Synthesis

Develop and select ideas

  • How does ideation work?
  • Developing ideas
  • Various brainstorming and creativity techniques
  • Evaluating and selecting ideas

Prototyping

  • Types of prototype
  • Creating prototypes
  • Testing and refining prototypes

The exact training content can be adapted to your individual needs and requirements. Are you interested in a Design Thinking training course? Simply get in touch with us! We'll be happy to help.