Design Thinking Training Workshop
Toronto, ON
Dec 11
Dec 12

Learn how to apply Design Thinking principles to tackle complex problems within your organization. 

Design Thinking is a mindset and a process that helps you solve real industry problems by developing customer-focused solutions in a short amount of time. Design Thinking methodologies are already being in a variety of industries to innovate quickly, channel creativity and when used correctly, save a significant amount of time and money when launching new products or services.

Join this workshop to learn the fundamental concepts of Design Thinking and experience the value of its methodologies through engaging, hands-on activities.

By the end of the the two-day Design Thinking Workshop, you will be able to:

  • Define Design Thinking, and apply Design Thinking methodologies to your business
  • Identify how Design Thinking is being applied in a variety of industries to solve essential challenges
  • Apply Design Thinking concepts to effectively empathize with and interview customers
  • Facilitate Design Thinking Sprints to solve problems 
  • Apply a ‘toolkit’ of activities to use within your organization and daily work to find efficiencies
  • Ask the right questions to aid in solution development

How to enroll:

There are 15 spots available for this workshop. Enrolment is on a first-come, first serve basis. Please sign up by December 5, 2018. 


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Design Thinking Training Workshop

View the full agenda for the 2-day workshop below. 


In this 2-day design thinking training workshop, the project team will learn how to apply design thinking principles to tackle complex problems within your organization. 


Day 1: Theory, Customer Interviews, Apply Design Thinking Methodologies Part 1
  • Definition and key elements of Design Thinking
  • Methodologies and their use in various industries
  • Preparing for customer interviews – best practices and how to ask the right questions
  • Practice first stages of methodology (Empathize, Define and Design) using a problem
  • Q&A
Day 2: Apply Design Thinking Methodologies Part 2, MVPS, Testing, and Presenting
  • Continue stages (Create and Test) of chosen problem
  • Design thinking exercise – designing a solution
  • Creating an MVP – best practice
  • Testing – best practice
  • Presentations of possible solutions
  • Q&A
  • Wrap-up

Project Type

  • Open innovation project for Cookhouse Lab members
  • Project team will consist of members from different insurance organizations


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