Masterclass Design Thinking

Internalize the Design Thinking Methodology!

This two day course is building up on the learnings from the Introduction into Design Thinking course. It dives deeper into the Design Thinking Cycle and you apply the DT Cycle to a real life challenge.

The challenge will be around a specific topic. You will practice each step of the Design Thinking cycle, including real user interviews and testing of prototypes with real users. The first day starts with defining a concrete challenge within the specific topic. You will do extensive needfinding during the first half of the day. The second half of day one concentrates on structuring your findings from the needfinding. As a last step you will brainstorm some ideas for the identified needs.

On day two you will prototype two of the ideas you’ve come up with. You will then test these ideas with real users and redefine your product depending on the feedback you got.

You'll walk away having...

  • Design Thinking: Internalized professional DT skills and tools which you can apply in your daily work routine

  • Sampling Techniques: Applied sampling techniques to select the right interview partners and methods

  • Digital Collaboration: Applied digital tools for collaboration in Design Thinking teams such as Realtimeboard

  • Prototyping: Learned and applied low fidelity and medium fidelity prototyping tools with focus on digital products and services

  • Synthesis: Experienced framing and re-framing techniques for better synthesis

  • Design Space Exploration: Applied tools for improving the design space exploration

  • Testing: Learned and applied techniques for qualitative and quantitative testing

  • Management: Gained a deep understanding of managing of Design Thinking projects

  • Ethics: Gained a deep understanding of the ethics of field research

  • Problem Solving: Solved a real life challenge in a diverse team by going through the full DT cycle

Size

10-15 people

Length

2 days

Dates 2019 will

be published soon.

Location

St. Gallen

Cost

CHF 1,200 p.p.

This is the ideal course for you if you...

  • Design Thinking: Want to deepen your basic understanding of Design Thinking

  • Hands-on Tools: Are interested in applying your Design Thinking skills to a real life case study

  • Management: If you want to manage Agile and Design Thinking inspired teams more effectively

  • Problem Solving: Are planning to use Design Thinking in your organization for solving wicked- and ill-defined problems

  • Mindset: Want to become open-minded, proactive and curious

Included in the price are...

  • A certificate of absolving the Design Thinking Masterclass

  • The training and hands-on feedback

  • The documentation and learning materials

  • The workshop space and food and drinks

  • A global network of Design Thinking enthusiasts

Excluded in the price are the...

  • Travel Costs

  • Accommodation

The course will start at 9 am on the first day and end at 6 pm. We will give hands-on feedback based on each individual’s performance to guarantee learning success. The learning materials and hands-on tools are provided after the workshop to ensure that you can apply the learned techniques in your daily routine immediately. Included in the price are the training, documentation and learning materials. This course will be facilitated in English and German at the respective dates.

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Masterclass Design Thinking

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We bring the power of Design Thinking to your team! 

We offer customized trainings for teams in organizations in all areas of innovation. For example, in a Design Thinking training, your team learns the Design Thinking methodology and apply it to a real life case study. We can prepare a case study independent from your organization or work on a challenge from your company. In a Business Model Innovation training, your team will create new innovative Business Models for one of your products - and immediately test them with real users. Contact us for more information!

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