in partnership with Missio Nexus®
*Each course has a 14-person maximum
What is Design Thinking for Innovation?
This four-week course will teach you the process of Design Thinking in an interactive format. Throughout our time together, we'll explore not only the process of Design Thinking but some of the lesser-known, imperative elements to innovation. Through our weekly Zoom calls, you'll have a chance to get real-time answers to the questions you have, and have deeper conversation around Innovation with one of the experts on our team.
What You'll Learn:
A common language around the concept of innovation
A tool/process for Innovation
An awareness of the impact of assumptions in innovation
How knowing your end-users makes a difference in your work
The five stages of Design Thinking
How to gain how to create novel solutions for those whom you serve
How to test and refine new ideas
Who is it for?
We designed this course for anyone desiring to learn a simple, user-friendly process for innovation. Design Thinking for Innovation is for those that need a way to translate their learnings to real-world application, immediately. Whether you're the Executive Director, a manager of a team, or a front-line practitioner, this course will meet you where you are.
What are the dates?
To help fit your schedule, we offer courses on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Additionally, we offer courses in the morning and the afternoon. All noted times are in Eastern Time. Start by choosing the day of the week that's best for you, then choose either morning or afternoon. Each session is 2 hours in duration.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does this training cost? What is included in the training?
$400. However, as a member of Missio Nexus, you will receive 20% off bringing the cost to $320. You will gain access to our online training platform, which includes 20 videos, resources/activities and homework assignments. Additionally, each of the four weeks will entail one Zoom call to deepen your understanding and provide time for questions with one of our expert team members.
Is this part of the certificate or a stand-alone training?
This is a stand alone training, but certainly begins the preparation necessary for our Certification courses.
I have a basic knowledge of Design Thinking, should I attend this training?
Yes! A basic knowledge of design thinking is a great asset to this training, but by no means a prerequisite or disqualifier. You will walk away with practical information and tools for innovation on a broader scale.