Get Started with Design Thinking
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Get Started with Design Thinking

Thu 28th Sep 2017 - Thu 28th Sep 2017 09:30 AM - 05:30 PM Mumbai, Mumbai
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Get Started With Design Thinking


What is Design Thinking:

Design Thinking is a process to help us prototype, create and innovate. Design Thinking helps shift mindsets:

  • From a consumers mindset to a producers mindset.
  • From an accepting mindset to a questioning mindset.
  • From a passive mindset to an active and empowered mindset.

It is a method of problem-solving strategy wherein the data collected is expressed visually in order to create new strategies, ways and methods to solve problems, create opportunities or strengthen weaknesses.

Workshop Benefits

  • Learn about the concepts behind this powerful new paradigm, how to apply it and when to apply it.
  • Learn to dirty your hands by using some of the key tools that are part of Design Thinking.
  • Feel the impact of Design Thinking in various domains through the case studies.
  • Uncover opportunities and hidden potential in your organization
  • Learn the framework that helps build digital ecosystems
  • Align various stakeholders and leaders towards a single purpose
  • Create real business impact over sustained periods of time
  • Create a culture of design and empathy in your organization

What will you Learn & Do at the workshop:

Design Something! (using Design Thinking)

  • The participants design something specific using the principles of Design Thinking while they are guided through the stages of the process (Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype, and Test).

Introduction to Design Thinking

  • What is Design Thinking; why it is extremely important; the history and evolution of the framework.

Underlying principles of Design Thinking

  • Deep-dive into the key principles of Design Thinking – like Human Centeredness, Problem Seeking, Collaboration, Action Orientation, and so on.

The Design Thinking Stages

  • Details of what happens in Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype, and Test stages (Stanford DT process model). Sharing of real-life case stories where these stages made a significant difference to the evolution of the product/ service.

Tools of Design Thinking

  • The most important tools of Design Thinking like Empathy Maps, Journey Maps, User Personas, Mind Maps, etc. are covered with samples. The participants will also dirty their hands in building some of these.

Design Thinking and Agile and Lean/Six-Sigma

  • The relationship between Design Thinking and Agile and Lean/Six-Sigma are also explored.


  • Consolidation of the workshop; Key Players in Design Thinking; Some more real-life success stories
Get Started With Design Thinking
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