Who should attend
This program is ideally suited for Service Design, Customer Experience, Design Thinking leaders and those involved in design thinking training and facilitating inside organizations and agencies.
About the course
Business Design is a human-centred approach to innovation. By developing an empathic mindset through design methods, organizations can be more strategic about finding, framing and solving problems. Business Design embeds Design Thinking (focused primarily on creative solutions) into its end-to-end innovation stages. Business Design develops the critical ‘innovative’ mindset in business leaders and ultimately the culture of future-proof organizations.
Establish your ability to deliver corporate and executive business design training in four days at Rotman. Designed by an award-winning teaching team and led by the world’s first practitioner-academic on business design, Angèle Beausoleil, this is the first program of its kind. Get the critical and creative instructional and learning foundations, combined with studio-teaching practices needed to train and facilitate design thinking in your organization.
We combine the best practices in higher education with design thinking for business content to help you confidently facilitate and train design thinkers in your organization.
This program is also suitable for executive education teachers and sessional lecturers.
Here’s what you can expect:
- Teacher-Trainer Toolbox: active learning and studio practice fundamentals
- Business Design Pedagogy, Competencies and Curriculum Design
- From classroom to boardroom: Mini-Lesson Plans, Design and Delivery
- Develop and measure design competencies in corporate environments
- Design Thinking Workshop Design
- Online Program Design and Development
- Practicum and Reflective Teaching-Training Strategies
- You’ll also get a unique trainer guide with extensive templates.
Take your training programs to the next level.
The 3-day intensive program integrates the best practices of higher education’s intensive skills workshops with design thinking for business content. Angèle will be joined by a selection of award winning faculty from the disciplines of business design and teaching foundations.
Dr. Angèle Beausoleil is a 'pracademic' who teaches design methodologies for business innovation and leads field (action) research inside organizations on innovation process design, navigation and management. A former communications designer, senior strategist and innovation lab executive, she ap...
Susan LK Gorbet is a design strategist, educator, and facilitator who mentors organizations on integrating design and business thinking. Most recently, she has developed a transformative program to bring design thinking, futures thinking and facilitation to global salespeople. She holds a Master ...
Moura Quayle’s interests lie in rethinking, refining and rebuilding collaborative spaces at the intersections of academia, government, business and civil society. Her current focus is the Sauder d.studio at the University of British Columbia (UBC), a research and teaching studio that helps studen...
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.