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Design Thinking / Design Studio

 

The participants will get a thorough understanding of the Diverge/Evaluate/Converge cycle based on the core Design Thinking Principles - Empathise, Define, Ideate, Prototype and Test.

We will use Design Studio to sketch, present, discuss and refine multiple solutions.

about the workshop

  • Learn how to frame the problem space using the A3 Method or Business Model Canvas.

  • Empathise with the user through discussion of the different types of empathy. Empathy Maps and Personas.

  • Get a thorough understanding of the Diverge/Evaluate/Converge cycle based on Design Thinking Principles.

  • Use rapid sketching to generate as many ideas as possible, evaluate and merge ideas in order to reach a set of possible solutions.

  • Participants will work in a team environment and practice ‘active learning’. Students will leave be able to facilitate their own design studio in their own organisational context.

Who Should attend

  • Managers, business executives, startup founders and product teams.

  • Anyone who wants to learn how to solve problems using a design mindset.

  • Design practitioners of any level.

details

Key skills: Business Model Canvas, Empathy Maps and Personas, Principles of Design Thinking, Design Studio 
Participants: 5-15
Time required: 1-2 days