Design Thinking Training

In today’s rapidly changing world, organizations are challenged to work collaboratively to accelerate innovation more than ever before. Design thinking is an approach to creativity and problem solving that is utilized by some of the most innovative organizations in the world, including corporations, non-profits, universities, schools, and healthcare organizations. This training provides hands on opportunities for participants to apply the design thinking approach in their professional and personal lives. Participants will learn how empathy, ideation, and experimentation are foundational steps of the innovation process. Prototyping is introduced and practiced as a way to experiment developing physical objects and mapping experiences and services. Participants will walk away with an enhanced understanding of design thinking and how these skills can be applied within their organization to improve products and services. Dr. Tad Dickel received a Certificate in Foundations of Design Thinking from IDEO U.