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Design Thinking for Innovation

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Design Thinking for Innovation

Course Overview

Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation that integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success. It focusses on taking action to quickly build out ideas, test and refine. It is a proven blue print for to come up with innovative solutions within a short period of time.

The program will help participants to facilitate and guide stakeholders to apply design thinking methodologies and processes for the organisation through case studies and activities. There will be special focus on problem solving for digital transformation in an increasingly digital world.

The workshop, conducted by a Design Thinking expert, will ensure participants work through the six stages of the Design Thinking process to facilitate unique and innovative solutions.

Who Should Attend

Managers

Course Duration

Day 1

  • Articulate to team members the principles and concepts of innovation, creativity and design thinking processes
  • Equip stakeholders with the mind set to develop design thinking approaches as strategies for creativity and innovation
  • Frame design concepts in alignment with the organisations strategies and values
  • Facilitate the appropriate use of divergence and convergence processes and methodologies
  • Establish metrics to measure outcomes of design ideas and prototypes

 

Day 2

  • Gathering user feedback
  • Responding to feedback
  • Remove obstacles and hindrances to implementing design thinking for the organisation
  • Strategic Thinking (foresight); the Foresight Framework
  • Systems Thinking
  • Business Model Thinking
  • Design Thinking in the digital paradigm
  • Design Thinking and next-level experience
  • Design Thinking and data analytics
  • Promote design thinking as a tool for solving problems and challenges for the organisation

Course Outline

LU1: Design Thinking Concept

  • Articulate to team members the principles and concepts of innovation, creativity and design thinking processes

LU2: Understanding of Needs with Empathy

  • Equip stakeholders with the mind set to develop design thinking approaches as strategies for creativity and innovation

LU3: The Design Challenge

  • Frame design concepts in alignment with the organisations strategies and values

LU4: Ideation for Solutions

  • Facilitate the appropriate use of divergence and convergence processes and methodologies

LU5: Iterative Prototyping

  • Establish metrics to measure outcomes of design ideas and prototypes

LU6: Validation Tests

  • Gathering user feedback
  • Responding to feedback

LU7: Design Thinking Focused Organization

  • Remove obstacles and hindrances to implementing design thinking for the organisation
  • Strategic Thinking (foresight); the Foresight Framework
  • Systems Thinking
  • Business Model Thinking; the Business Model Canvas
  • Design Thinking in the digital paradigm
  • Design Thinking and next-level experience
  • Design Thinking and data analytics

LU8: Summary and Review

  • Promote design thinking as a tool for solving problems and challenges for the organisation

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Participants who have successfully demonstrated competence in all the knowledge and skills requirements in this programme will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment (SOA) by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). This programme is offered on a modular basis only.

  • Mapped to Design Thinking Practice (SF) DSN-ACE-4014-1.1

Course Objectives

  • Frame design challenges to align with organizational goals
  • Facilitate ideation for solutions
  • Establish metrics to measure outcomes
  • Remove obstacles to implement design thinking
  • Promote design thinking as an organisation innovation tool 

Pre-requisites

Pre-requisite: This workshop is suitable for supervisory and managerial staff that have prior knowledge of Design Thinking or have attended the Design Thinking for Operations module.

Additional Note

Workshop Resources

  • Activity templates (which can be used in future too)
  • Exercises and activities
  • Videos
  • Quizzes

Customisations Available

  • Incorporating problem statements from your company
  • Including exercises based on your products or services
  • Using checklists that match your processes

Price

Full Course Fee: $780.00 (before GST)

*Funding Available