Design Thinking 1-Day Fundamentals Workshop | Stamford

About this workshop

In increasingly complex times, innovation and collaboration skills are becoming vital to businesses — and both principles are essential in Design Thinking. This hands-on workshop will lead you through the design thinking process, user centred design principles in research, ideation and idea synthesis.

This 6-hour Design Thinking 1-Day Fundamentals Workshop is the interactive and hands-on way to learn the fundamentals of human-centered design as businesspeople, creatives and entrepreneurs. You will dive head first into design thinking principles, skill up with exercises, and by the end of the day you’ll know how to use design thinking to develop innovative solutions for the complex challenges we face today.


  • Understand how to apply human-centered design principles to tackle complex challenges.
  • Learn techniques to improve ideation and prototyping.
  • Identify new ways to serve and support people by uncovering latent needs, behaviours, and desires.

Prereqs & Preparation

  • This workshop is for beginners. No prior knowledge or experience required.
  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • This class will occur completely online using Zoom.
  • Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.
  • Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket.
  • NOTE: Some domains block our automated emails, so If you don’t receive sign-in instructions within 1 hour of the livestream, please reach out to and we’ll send sign-in instructions right away!
  • If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference, as they are not shared via email.

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