MODULE I – Building a user-centered COLLABORATION CULTURE with the strategic Design Thinking principles of SPACE, DIVERSITY and EMPATHY
Content of the first module:
How can space be used as an innovation engine?
How are team dynamics of multidisciplinary teams navigated effectively?
How to research relevant user needs?
If the Module I can’t take place on campus because of COVID-19 reasons, it will be held remotely in an highly interactive workmode with individual team coaching.
New: Leading a Remote Team– Additional online Module
Content of the module:
How to energise your remote team with the best team building and warmup methods?
How to develop a concept to transfer your analogue meeting into the virtual space?
How to design the critical working sessions in a virtual Design Thinking project: gaining empathy, doing synthesis, building (digital) prototypes?
Please note, this is not a tutorial for online collaboration tools, even though tools like Zoom or Miro are going to be used. This module is optional and is offered complementary to Modules I - III.
MODULE II – Leading INNOVATION PROCESSES in uncertain contexts with the strategic Design Thinking principles of SYNTHESIS, PROTOTYPING and ITERATION
Content of the second module:
How does the synthesis of user data become a springboard for ideation?
How can quick prototyping accelerate the decision-making process?
How to speed up the learning process by iteration?
MODULE III – IMPLEMENTING change with the strategic Design Thinking principles of ANALOGY, STORYTELLING and SYSTEMS THINKING.
Content of the third module:
How can analogies be used for participation in change processes?
How to apply storytelling in strategic implementation?
How are the connections for change identified in the organizational system?