Nanyang Technological University Center for Continuing Education

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About the course

Design Thinking is about developing people as problem finders as well as problem solvers. It is about making ideas concrete through a prototyping and refining process that harnesses empathy towards customers’ real needs, engagement from peer-to-peer and self-assessment.

The workshop comes with a Design Challenge for participants to work on. It is hands-on and fast-paced, integrating concepts with practical application of the 5 steps Design Thinking Methodology and the arrays of tools that can be applied in Design Thinking.

Objectives

  1. EMPATHY

Develop a deep understanding of users’ needs.

  1. FRAME

Clearly define the design challenge you want to solve

  1. IDEATE

Brainstorm potential solutions. Select and develop your solution

  1. PROTOTYPE

Design a prototype (or series of prototypes) to test all or part of your solution

5.TEST

Engage in a continuous short cycle innovation process to continually improve your design

Outline

Course Agenda:

  • Introduction and Experiential learning on
  • Design Thinking
  • The Design Thinking Framework
  • Empathy Mapping
  • Framing Point of View Statement
  • The Ideation Process
  • Prototyping and Testing
  • Reflection and Learning

Who should attend

Managers, Engineers from all sectors

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