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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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26th - 30th June
09.30 – 17.30
Central London

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Autumn

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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9th – 10th Oct
09.00 – 17.30
Central London

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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6th – 10th Nov
09.30 – 17.30
Central London

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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

Be an explorer to know your customers

Be an explorer to know your customers

Els Dragt

Long Read

Does curiosity kill the cat, as the saying goes – or can it re-energise it? Research expert Els Dragt thinks it’s the latter. Read her take on the value of observing, listening and asking questions so you can get to know your customers, plus tips on how to do these well.

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6 Innovations in Sportswear

6 Innovations in Sportswear

Jo Maude

Long Read

This year’s London Marathon is on Sunday 23rd April 2017. Jo Maude, our producer and gym/sport fan, talks about some of the innovative new kit that makes running and keeping fit a joy. Learn about recycled trainers, cool clothing, smartwatches and more sports gear innovations.

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What you really (really) want

What you really (really) want

Adelaide Vinay

Short Read

How can businesses understand their consumers and design for their needs in the digital age? In this Short Read, qualitative researcher Adelaide Vinay argues that design research must go beyond ‘what people say they want’ – revealing instead ‘what they really want’.

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 MEET ARNE VAN OOSTEROM

Arne is one of the founders of the Design Thinkers Academy. We love his creativity, business acumen and warm personality. To find out more about him, head over to the blog section.

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