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Design Thinking Foundation

Replace the wrong assumptions with the right questions. 1-day workshop. Through a dynamic, hands-on design challenge, you will learn the basics of Design Thinking. The popular human-centered approach to improve product development and more.

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Put your user first!

Are you interested in finding out more about Design Thinking? This Foundation course offers you the basics of the human-centered approach. You will learn how to focus on the people you are creating the product for. Design Thinking is all about understanding your target group and replacing assumptions with questions, research and experiments.

"Design Thinking changed my perspective and helped me understand how to create solutions that my customers need." - Scrum Team Member

Design Thinking Foundation is perfect for

Learning more about Design Thinking is valuable for entrepreneurial spirits. Previous participants include Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Business Analysts, Customer Journey Experts, UX designers and Marketing Managers. If you are driven by innovation and eager to add value for your end-users, Design Thinking will provide you with a new perspective on development. The workshop starts with the basics, so no prior experience is required.

What will I learn during the Design Thinking Foundation workshop?

Working in groups, you will build and receive feedback on a low-fi prototype, inspired and coached by an experienced Agile and Design Thinking guru. Take a dive into the world of human-centered design, fast iterations and rapid prototyping. At the end of the day you will know how Design Thinking works and how to create innovative solutions that match your customers needs perfectly.

Design Thinking techniques

You will learn:

  • Point-of view definitions
  • Interview techniques
  • Personas
  • Customer Journey maps
  • Storytelling
  • Creativity-enhancing techniques (e.g. brainstorming)
  • Building a low-fidelity prototype
  • How to start your first Design Thinking experiment 

Design Thinking knowledge

You will learn:

  • The why, what and how of Design Thinking
  • Why empathy is so incredibly important
  • How to better understand your customers

Design Thinking Trainers

Our trainers are Agile specialist and innovation coaches. They are gurus in their field with an impressive amount of experience. This experience makes every training unique. One thing is all courses have in common: you go home inspired and with a new trick up your sleeve to improve the value of your product!

Design Thinking Learning Journey

If you are new to Design Thinking, this 1-day Foundation workshop is the place to start. After this course, you can expand your knowledge and gain advanced Design Thinking skills in our 2-day Professional level Design Thinking: Product Innovation training. Do you want to learn how to run a Design Sprint with your team, then take a look at the Design Sprint Facilitation or Design Sprint: from Idea to Product in 4 Days training courses.

Yes, I want to put users first

After registering for this training, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training we will ask you about any dietary requirements and share literature if there's a need to prepare. See you soon!

What else should I know?

  • Literature and a nice lunch are included
  • Travel & accommodation expenses are not included
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