Design Thinking Advocates

Inspire Your Team To Become Design Thinking Advocates Ready for Action

This group training workshop is designed to help your team appreciate Design Thinking and how to apply it in your unique context and industry.

  • Price: Get In Touch
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Format: Remote or In-person
  • Max Group Size: 10 participants

“The biggest obstacle to our success with Design Thinking was the lack of stakeholder support. Make:Iterate thoughtfully surveyed our team to understand why that support wasn’t there. After tailoring Design Thinking Advocates specifically to our team, they ran a fantastic workshop.”

– Robert P, Product Manager

Workshop Summary

Regardless of how competent you are as a Design Thinker, you will never succeed without the buy-in and support of your team and / or stakeholders.

Design Thinking Advocates will help your team appreciate the practical benefits and uses of Design Thinking in terms that are meaningful to them.

We’ll equip your team with a comprehensive understanding and appreciation of Design Thinking through the following key components:

  1. Foundational Principles
    We will break down Design Thinking to its fundamental principles, ensuring a solid grasp of its core concepts.
  2. Comparative Analysis
    By comparing Design Thinking with other problem-solving frameworks, participants will gain a broader perspective on its unique advantages.
  3. Real-world Case Studies
    Through discussion of various case studies, we will explore the practical applications and impacts of Design Thinking in different contexts.
  4. Interactive Exercises
    Hands-on exercises will help embed the core principles of Design Thinking, making them accessible and actionable for your team.
  5. Future Potential
    We will discuss the value of Design Thinking as a versatile skill, particularly its relevance and benefits for students and emerging professionals.

“I’m pleased to say that we not only have the buy-in we need to move forward, but we genuinely have turned our stakeholders into advocates which has been such a gift.”

– Emily T, HR Director

Benefits for Your Team

  • Enhanced Understanding
    Your team will gain a deeper appreciation of Design Thinking and its practical applications.
  • Innovative Thinking
    Participants will learn to go beyond rigid frameworks and design their own problem-solving processes.
  • Peer and Leadership Buy-In
    The workshop will help in securing the support and understanding of both peers and leadership by presenting Design Thinking in relatable, practical terms.
  • Skill Development
    Attendees will leave with a valuable skill set that enhances their ability to innovate and solve problems creatively.

By the end of this workshop, your team will have a newfound appreciation for Design Thinking and a clear vision of how it can be applied to benefit them and your organization.

Our Process

  1. Initial Consultation
    • Contact Us
      Reach out to discuss your team’s goals and challenges. Our experts will advise on the most suitable workshops to achieve these goals.
    • Tailored Approach
      We customize each workshop to address the specific needs of your group.
  2. Pre-Workshop Research
    • Team Surveys
      Before every workshop, we conduct surveys with your team to gain a deeper understanding of their current state, challenges, and potential opportunities.
    • Manager Review
      We review the results of this research with your team’s manager to gather insights that will help us design effective workshops.
  3. Customized Training Program
    • Design Thinking Methodology
      We use the Design Thinking approach to create a training program tailored to your team’s unique needs. This ensures that our workshops are not only relevant but also highly impactful.
    • Itemized Proposal
      We will provide a detailed proposal for the training program, including the workshops we recommend. The proposal is itemized, allowing the manager to review and adjust it according to their needs and budget.

By following this process, we ensure that each workshop is specifically designed to meet your team’s goals, providing maximum value and fostering a deeper understanding and application of Design Thinking principles.

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