Design Thinkers Academy – Online Fundamentals Course
This interactive online course will equip you with the Design Thinking mindset, tools and skills to kick-start bold innovation. You will be working virtually on a human-centred challenge under live guidance of our skilled facilitators. With a combination of live classroom sessions, group assignments and homework you will gain practical knowledge and experience to apply Design Thinking in your daily work.
With a combination of live classroom sessions, group assignments and homework you will gain practical knowledge and experience to apply Design Thinking in your daily work. The course consists out of 4 modules (8 sessions in total), focusing on the stages of Design Thinking: Discover, Define, Design, Deliver. Each week consists of interactive online classrooms sessions, followed by group work. A follow-up call will provide you with the opportunity to reconnect with one of your Facilitators to reflect on your experiences with implementing DT in your daily work. In small groups, together with your fellow alumni you can share your stru
After successful completion of the 5-Week Online Design Thinking Fundamentals course, participants are awarded a DesignThinkers Academy Certificate and you can celebrate your achievement of becoming a true Design Thinker. All tools and materials will be available after the course for personal use.
- Focus on how to implement Design Thinking in your daily work;
- Live and personal guidance from our expert facilitators;
- Learn to empathize with your customers and improve your proposition and strategy;
- Develop your creative problem-solving skills and innovation mindset;
- Boost co-creation and innovation while working remotely.
Over a 5-week period, you will meet with your fellow participants and coaches in 2-hour online classroom sessions. We strongly believe in learning-by-doing. A major part of this online course consists of hands-on work on a general case using the different Design Thinking tools.
You will work in co-creation to learn from each other and incorporate the knowledge and skills of participants from diverse backgrounds and industries. Our expert facilitators will teach you how to use empathy when envisioning future scenarios of service for your end-users.”This course is great if you want to jump-start Design Thinking. Enough information to start doing, enough inspiration to continue learning.”
- Teams from different industries who want to lead innovation;
- Individuals e.g. HR, IT, Marketing looking for new tools to structure innovation and collaboration;
- Professionals who want to stretch their creative problem-solving skills;
- Managers who want to discover what Design Thinking can offer their team.
Facilitators & Coaches
You will be guided through the Online Course by our highly experienced Facilitators. They have years of experience in working with Design Thinking and know the tips & tricks to guide you on this online learning journey how to implement it within your working environment.
Tim Schuurman is Co-Owner and Senior Facilitator at DesignThinkers Academy Amsterdam. Tim is a motivated and energetic senior facilitator within Business Strategy, Change Management and Design Thinking.
Damian Cranney is Managing Partner at Big Motive, one of Ireland’s foremost strategic design studios. Damian is a career-long advocate of human-centred design and its application to 21st-century challenges.
Jeroen van der Weide is a Partner and a creative minded Senior Facilitator at DesignThinkers Academy Amsterdam. Jeroen is specialized in developing Creative Climates in organizations and helping people find solutions for business problems.
Alwin Put is Co-Founder of DesignThinkers Academy Belgium. Alwin is specialised in Business Engineering and Marketing. He’s a creative Strategist and Facilitator in Design Thinking
About the Course
Length: 5-weeks, 4-6 contact hours per week & homework
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CET)
Online platforms: Miro & Zoom
Max. participants: 10
- Session 01: Tuesday November 10
- Session 02: Wednesday November 11
- Session 03: Tuesday November 17
- Session 04: Wednesday November 18
- Session 05: Tuesday November 24
- Session 06: Wednesday November 25
- Session 07: Tuesday December 01
- Session 08: Wednesday December 02
Ticket Price: £795.00
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.
Prices are excluding VAT. We charge 21% VAT to Dutch-based companies, NGO’s and self-employed. We also charge 21% VAT to international companies, NGO’s and self-employed based in the European Union without a registered VAT number. If you are based outside the European Union we will not charge you with VAT. If you have any other questions regarding this online course or its ticketing, we kindly as that you contact us through e-mail.
Register for the course by filling out the form below and a member of our team will contact you to confirm your place.