Online workshop: Design Thinking Introduction

Whether you want to discover and apply design thinking for yourself as an individual or engage an entire department or organization with Design Thinking, we will create the learning experience that best suits your needs.

HPI Academy's Introduction to Design Thinking workshop is one of the most established Design Thinking learning formats in the world. Hundreds of professionals from all industries have discovered Design Thinking for themselves and their organization in recent years in these highly sought-after courses. In keeping with the spirit of Design Thinking, the program is constantly evolving. Each course deals with a new question to which the Design Thinking process is applied.

Target group

The workshops are designed for professionals and executives from all industries who are expected to solve complex problems on a regular basis and who want to experience a first introduction to Design Thinking. 

Online workshop: Introduction to Design Thinking

This hands-on workshop extends over three* days. The workshop takes place six hours per day online and is accompanied by our experienced coaches the whole time. On the first day the participants receive an intensive introduction to the method and experience the collaboration mode.The main part of the course is dedicated to a real project in which the participants join a multidisciplinary team to develop solutions for a concrete issue and run through an entire Design Thinking process. Short theoretical introductions to methods and tools alternate with practical experience and subsequent reflection.

* From 2022 the workshop will take place on 2 days.


  • Work in small teams of max. 5 people with the intensive support of experienced Design Thinking Coaches.
  • You work with exciting online tools such as Miro and Zoom under the guidance of our experienced Coaches.
  • Get to know tools and methods for solution development and learn to apply them professionally.
  • Experience a new working culture based on empathy, playful testing and a user-centric approach.
  • Meet people from diverse professional backgrounds, expand your network and develop new perspectives.
  • Be equipped with a documentation, slides, materials and literature recommendations, so that you can continue directly after the course
  • Become a part of our alumni network and benefit from exclusive invitations to HPI Design Thinking events


  • Duration: 3 days*
  • Location: The Workshop takes place online.
  • Language: German
  • Costs per Person: 3000.- EUR (plus VAT)
  • Includes: participation, materials and documentation

*From 2022 the workshop will take place on 2 days. ** From 2022 Cost: 2000,- EUR (plus VAT)