Design Thinking Bootcamp: A Two-Part Series

Washington D.C. campuses

GA Washington D.C. (1776 8th Floor)
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington DC 20005

Past Locations for this Workshop Series

Design Thinking Bootcamp: A Two-Part Series

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. campuses

GA Washington D.C. (1776 8th Floor)
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington DC 20005

Past Locations for this Workshop Series

About this workshop series

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, taught by a design thinking professional that lives and breathes in this space.

This two-part workshop series will introduce the fundamentals of human-centered design and how this approach can help develop innovative solutions for the complex challenges we face as businesspeople, creatives and entrepreneurs.

During this intensive series, you will be introduced to user centred design principles at the research, ideation and idea synthesis stage of the the design thinking process.

We'll cover the theory then workshop through the practical aspects of each stage of the core design process.

Learn how to conduct simple user research studies and how to implement research-driven insights to help make better decisions and product improvements.

We’ll also cover the concepts of convergent/divergent thinking, rapid problem solving and prototyping, and collaborative design. Students will be introduced to key practical tools which are integral in the design process such as research collection tools, distributed design collaboration, web based prototyping, and testing/measuring.

Takeaways

  • 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

Please bring laptops. Please install the trial version of Axure.

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