Design Thinking Fundamentals

RefineM Training

Design Thinking Fundamentals

Course Details:

Where: Over the Web
Format: One full day
Fee (2021 Web): $295 until 2 weeks before start date, $400 afterwards
Discounts Available:

  • 10% for PMI and AITP members
  • 25% for Student or Unemployed
  • Group discounts up to 30%.
Only one discount can be applied at checkout.

Register:

Our 2021 training dates are available here.

Description: This one-day training course provides an overview of the 5 phases of Design Thinking: Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype and Test. This course will start by providing theoretical concepts, along with background and success stories. Then the participants will dive into the Design Thinking phases. As this is a hands-on training, there will be a lot of time to practice on the different tools and techniques available for each of the phases. At the end of the course, the participants will have a solid prototype tested among the participants and will have access to a PDF with a lot of different techniques for each of the phases.

Course Objectives: After completing the course, attendees will be able to
  • Understand and describe the benefits of Design thinking and their phases.
  • Value the importance of knowing our users, their needs and feelings to create better solutions.
  • Describe and review different facilitation techniques when leading a design thinking session

Who Should Attend: Anyone who would like to know how to view problems from a different perspective. Supervisors, product owners project managers or anyone who would like to know how to view problems from a different perspective.

PDUs: 7 (Strategic: 0, Leadership: 0, Technical: 7)

Course Delivery: This course will be delivered online over one full day and will run from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM US Central time. There will be breaks for lunch and recess.

Course Material: Constru Robot, in partnership with RefineM will prepare and provide the necessary training course material for all attendees.

About The Instructor: Sergio Mondragon is an Innovation and Creativity consultant, with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked with multinational technology companies, leading teams with diverse focus and skills,

Sergio has also led Agile transformation strategies for many different companies in the retail, banking and IT fields, using combination Agile, Design Thinking and others, creating a toolkit full of resources. In 2018 Sergio founded Constru Robot, a company based in Costa Rica, that focuses on consulting and training.

Sergio holds a degree on Computer systems. He has a Certification in Design thinking among many others, and a title on Innovation from the Leipzig University.

Contact us about future dates or to arrange for this training to be delivered in your organization or city.