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Design Thinking in Action: Boost Creativity & Innovation in the Workplace (Day 2 of a 3-Day Online Course)

Doodles of graphs, pie charts and light bulb illustrating work, team, success
February 24, 2022 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Online Course
$200 for 3-day course, STAP fund eligible

This three-day workshop, conducted over the course of six weeks, employs a design thinking approach to address workplace challenges of all kinds and bring out innovative solutions.

Individuals and/or work groups are welcome to join! If you join as an individual, you will be assigned to a team and work together with your designated team on solving the challenge that the team undertakes. This enables you to experience the full methodology and gain real experience with design thinking. If you join the workshop with one or more members of your work group, you can choose to work on one of the business problems facing your team. This enables you to gain the maximum benefit and transfer the learning to your team (i.e., concepts, vocabulary, process etc.)!

Key Takeaways

  • Exploring challenges you face in your work and formulating ways to address these challenges
  • Becoming design thinkers, able to bring back creative and innovative ways to solve every day's business challenges
  • Experiencing collaborative problem solving and how to optimize individual and team work to produce compelling results

Weekly Homework:

Please note that this program includes weekly homework, intended to help you implement the techniques and reap significant benefits. It is recommended that you plan on spending one hour per week to complete weekly homework. This translates to approximately 8 hours of homework in total, spread out over 6 weeks.

Full Program Schedule:

November 4, 8:30am-3:30pm

December 3, 8:30am-3:30pm

December 10, 8:30am-3:30pm

See full course description in the links below.

Event Type: 
Course, Series
Event Categories: 
Professional Development, Learning at Stanford, Courses
Event Audience: 
Staff