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Customer Closeness

Research for Innovation

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

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23rd – 25th Jan
09.30 – 17.30
Central London
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Design Thinkers (Spring)

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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20th – 24th Mar
09.30 – 17.30
Central London
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Facilitation

For Creative Leadership

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

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27th – 28th Mar
09.00 – 17.30
Central London
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Design Thinkers (Summer)

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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Summer 2017 tbc
09.30 – 17.30
Central London
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Design Thinkers (Autumn)

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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25th – 29th Sept
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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Design thinking events in 2017

Design thinking events in 2017

Mel Taylor

Long Read

There are lots of business and design conferences out there. Whether you love or loathe them, deep down you know it’s good to get out and hear about new ideas. So which are the ones to go to if you want to learn more about design thinking? Here’s our pick of conferences coming up in or near London in 2017 that focus on design thinking and innovation.

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Design thinking, children and creativity

Design thinking, children and creativity

Ezri Carlebach

Long Read

Sharing design thinking techniques with young people offers them the potential to solve specific problems, gain new skills, and prepare for the demands of the future workplace. But it also reveals a dilemma at the heart of our thinking about creativity, says PR Network Senior Associate and University of Greenwich lecturer Ezri Carlebach.

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Mindfulness and customer closeness

Mindfulness and customer closeness

Tina Basi

Long Read

How do you focus more on the moment during qualitative research so you can truly listen and understand your customers? Dr Tina Basi leads the knowledge exchange programme at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Here she explores mindfulness with useful pointers for anyone embarking on research.

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MEET BECKY ROWE

A specialist in behavioural insight, Becky’s recently led projects for the Department of Health, the BBC and Ebay. Her enthusiasm for understanding peoples’ needs is infectious, and she has the ability to inspire and catalyse platforms for innovation in business.

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