Formats for individuals

Based on years of experience and close cooperation with our partners at the d.school at Stanford and at HPI, HPI Academy has developed Design Thinking formats that enable executives to learn and successfully, confidently apply Design Thinking in their work.

Open Course - Quickstarter for Executives

  • Discover the impact of Design Thinking. Dive into a dynamic learning journey with instant takeaways for your work
  • duration: 3-day workshop

Open Course Deep Dive - for People with previous knowledge

  • Intensive courses with different themes designed to help participants use and get a deeper understanding of the methods involved. The aim is to provide an expanded “toolbox” to experienced design thinkers who want to know more about new and innovative methods. 
  • duration: 3-day workshop

Professional Track - Managing Complexity

  • Become a Design Thinking expert with true creative confidence and apply Design Thinking  to complex problems in strategic areas such as collaboration, innovation and strategy. Special feature: You bring your own project, which you work on during the program.
  • duration: 9 on-campus days over 3 months, with interim project work and remote coaching

Certification Program - How you can teach innovation and guide creative teams 

  • As more people want to learn about Design Thinking, it becomes increasingly important to ensure the availability of high-quality instruction and training. Our Certification Program draws on the HPI’s extensive experience of delivering excellent education to both students and executives.
  • duration: 20 days over the course of 12 months