Innovation Excellence: Design Thinking for Problem Solving

Course Overview

This course will help participants to sharpen their creativity skills and thinking expertise. They will be able to embrace creativity and shift the mindset of the organization. The culture of innovation and problem solving will ultimately influence the profits, efficiency and customer satisfaction. The course will enable the participants to adopt the design thinking expertise so that they can further deliver these skills to the other team members and keep their business at the edge of innovation.

It is necessary to bridge the gap between brainstorming and executable solutions in order to promote growth. In this course, participants will be trained about the best tools and procedures of brainstorming, visualization and other right-brained thinking with traditional left-brained analysis.

They will learn to produce systematic solutions to handle business problems and the right ways to engage the customers and solicit new ideas. 

Course Objectives

  • Learn the effective use of big-idea thinking in order to make faster progress towards goals
  • Evaluate the effects of traditional critical reasoning on innovation and problem solving
  • Learn to apply tools and techniques to make meaningful decisions
  • Learn to deal with given challenges with resources at hand
  • Learn how to create new business offers according to the needs of customers
  • Identify where and when to launch new products in order to remain in the competition

Course Contents

  • What is design thinking and why it is important
  • Design process
  • Design toolkit
  • Identify the problem
  • Probing and deep insights
  • Brainstorming and concept development
  • Co-creating with customers
  • Prototyping new concepts
  • Launching to learn

Course Methodology

The training is going to be highly interactive combination of lectures, group discussions, questionnaires, individual reflections, role plays, simulations and videos.

Target Audience

Managers, executives and individuals who are responsible for leading the teams towards problem solving initiatives and idea generation.

Duration

02 Days (08:30–14:30) with appropriate breaks for tea/refreshments and lunch.

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