Design Thinking Workshop
16

Wednesday, 16 December

1:15 4:15 pm EST

GA Paris (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
55,00 EUR
Regular Ticket
55,00 EUR
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Design Thinking Workshop | December 16

Nirish Shakya Photo


Principal UX Designer, Red Badger

16

Wednesday, 16 December

1:15 4:15 pm EST

GA Paris (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
55,00 EUR
Regular Ticket
55,00 EUR
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop


This workshop will be hosted online (Livestream) due to safety considerations, please check out the "Preparation" section on the bottom of this page. Registered participants will be notified in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the workshop.

Design Thinking stresses the importance of cultivating empathy for end users, interpreting and framing problems they experience, creative solution generation, and continuous prototyping and testing. Embedded within Design Thinking is the assumption that we must think “outside ourselves.” Great design doesn’t happen within the four walls of a studio or office. It happens in the real world.

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 design thinking professionals that live and breathe in this space. This session will explore how human-centered design can help develop innovative solutions for the complex challenges we face as businesspeople, non-profit leaders, entrepreneurs, and global citizens.

Takeaways

  • Understand how to apply human centred design principles to tackle complex challenges
  • A deeper understanding of day to day design work
  • Ideas for how Design Thinking can positively affect your organisation
  • Learn techniques to improve ideation and prototyping, generating multiple solutions in a short time
  • Strategic and tactical ways to “get out of your own head”
  • Methods for understanding and framing problems
  • Research methods cultivating empathy
  • Discover how to tell a compelling story to engage audiences
  • Identify new ways to serve and support people by uncovering latent needs, behaviours, and desires

Preparation

  • This class is taken completely online via Zoom and Slack.
  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam as well as a strong internet connection.
  • Course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) the course launches.

About the Instructor

Nirish Shakya Photo

Principal UX Designer,
Red Badger

Nirish Shakya is a human-centred design leader, design educator and design thinking coach. He's currently the Principal UX Designer at Red Badger in London and a UX Instructor at General Assembly. Before then, he led the design of service experiences and design transformation at NOW TV. He also coaches individuals and teams on design thinking and helps organisations embed more customer-centric practices in the way they build products and services.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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