ONLINE COURSE DELIVERY: March 16-19, 2021

DESIGN THINKING FOR BUSINESS INNOVATION

Design Thinking & Innovation Series Bundle

If you are interested in not only building a foundation in Design Thinking, but also want to obtain hands-on experience, then this bundle is for you. Build a foundation in innovation through Design Thinking and master the skills you learn in the Innovation Workshop Series. Design Thinking will introduce you to concepts and exercises for solving problems. Complement those concepts with our hands-on Innovation Workshops, as you explore experimentation with teams, empathy, and prototyping. Become more innovative through this comprehensive offering.

COMMAND INNOVATION

Design Thinking for Business Innovation shows you how to utilize design thinking principles to push past old ways of thinking and operating. We will show you the power of prototyping, ideation, and empathy-building to create customer-centric solutions. You will participate in interactive team-based exercises led by design thinking practitioners that challenge the way you think, act and innovate. Go to the cutting edge and beyond the competition by putting theory into action.
  • Course Length

    Online
  • Typical Class Size

    For mid- to upper-level managers that want to bring innovation to their role and organization
  • Course Investment*

    Eligible for 15% Early Bird Special until Feb. 28, 2021| Discount Code: EarlyBird

Innovative Problem Solving

Challenge the status quo and learn new methods for innovative problem solving.

HOW IT WORKS

In four days, we take mid- to upper-level managers from understanding design thinking as a concept to applying it to break down, rethink, and solve complex problems. Design Thinking practitioners will lead participants through segments of the program to put theory into action. Join us and experience what design thinking can do and how it can transform your business. Leave with actionable skills you can apply immediately. This course applies to our Certificates in Strategy and Innovation and qualifies as an elective for Leadership and Excellence in Business Certificates.

Go Deep In Design Thinking

Explore the importance of iteration in the innovation process, engage in an interactive team-based exercise in design thinking, solve an unfamiliar problem to better understand and apply design thinking concepts, and apply all that you’ve learned in a high-impact, problem-solving activity. In this course, you’ll dig into the strategy and principles of design thinking. Finish feeling ready to solve any problem back at the office.
  • Hear it!

    Discuss and define innovation as a repeatable business discipline. Understand what design thinking really means.
  • Do it!

    Engage in an interactive team-based exercise to solve a business problem. Explore empathy as a driver of innovation, and build functional knowledge of design thinking principles.
  • Do it again!

    Engage in an interactive team-based exercise to solve a business problem using the design thinking principles learned. Engage people, understand needs, ideate possible prototypes, and test concepts.
  • Apply it!

    Discuss best practices from organizations that execute design thinking processes well. Then, identify key concepts that can be applied back at work.

Course Takeaways

  • Empathy Building

    Learn how to put yourself in the shoes of your audience to better understand and then solve a problem.
  • Solution Testing

    Learn the importance of iteration and testing to make sure the answer you get is the right one.
  • Challenge Framing

    Learn how to best communicate what the problem is and your approach to solving it.

Faculty Spotlight

Scott Sanchez
Affiliate Faculty

Learn from an Innovation Leader

Scott Sanchez is passionate about building business innovators. He has extensive experience in product management, innovation, and design, and a history of making simple and impactful products that delight users.

Act Fast

This course is offered from March 16-19, 2021 and will fill quickly. Limited spots are available.

Special Pricing

*Emory Executive Education offers special pricing for select constituents.

15% Early Bird Special
Professional development is more important now than ever and we want you to capitalize on this going into the new year. Although many professionals face shrinking organizational resources at this time, Emory Executive Education wants to ensure broad access to new knowledge and skills to prepare professionals to tackle the "next normal." We are offering a limited time 15% Early Bird special to all participants who register for select courses by February 28, 2021. Please note, course discount price will vary per course and some workshops are not eligible. Please check course pages for more details.

Goizueta Business School Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Emory University Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Government and Non-Profit
Group/Multiple
Custom Clients

Organizations are also eligible for a group pricing package for sending multiples participants through our in-person and online programs over the course of a year. Please contact us for more information about our special pricing or to receive your code before you register.

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