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Facilitation

Pro-Skills

Take your facilitation skills to the next level, supported by our coaches. In our dynamic two-day course, you’ll explore how to manage different personality types and learn effective tools. And you’ll hone the skills you need to guide innovation in business.

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Autumn tbc
09.30 – 17.30
Central London
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Ethnography

Deep Dive

Take a deep dive into ethnographic and observational techniques over three intense days. You’ll learn how to look through your customers’ eyes, you’ll create actionable insights – and you’ll leave with a platform for innovation in business.

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20th – 22nd June
09.30 – 17.30
Central London
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Design Thinkers

Bootcamp

Join us on our intensive Bootcamp and you’ll explore every stage of the design and innovation cycle. You’ll build your knowledge across five fast-paced days, from user-centric research to prototyping ideas to the final pitch.

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Autumn tbc
09.30 – 17.30
Central London

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TAILOR A COURSE

We have a long track record of designing customised courses for business. You can tailor any of our open courses for your organisation. Ask us to run a one-off stimulus workshop, train your leaders in design thinking or help you build an innovation culture across your business.

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Blog

Democratising Design: Q&A with David Kester

Democratising Design: Q&A with David Kester

Jo Maude

Interview

Jo Maude our producer pins down our founder David Kester. Jo has run courses and events for senior leaders in and around the creative industries for more than 20 years and asks David to explain himself: Why design thinking? and why create the Design Thinkers Academy in London?

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Unlocking insight: Doing ‘divergent thinking’ well

Unlocking insight: Doing ‘divergent thinking’ well

Becky Rowe

Short Read

How do you innovate at work if ‘being creative’ is outside your experience and comfort zone? In this Short Read, Becky Rowe argues that the key to divergent thinking is actually better research. This requires moving beyond some traditional research methods and taking an ethnographic approach.

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5 Things Innovators Can Learn from Artists

5 Things Innovators Can Learn from Artists

Maureen Carroll

Long Read

What five things can innovators learn from artists? In this long read, designer and educator Maureen Carroll talks about her experiences of bringing the world of artists and the world of business together and the benefits that can unfold.

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We’re working with the Design Museum to create the design thinkers of tomorrow.

If you are a young creative come on a Design Sprint.

If you are an educator take a look at our CPD day.

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