Design Thinking for Business Innovation
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Design Thinking for Business Innovation

How to Develop Your Creative Confidence and Problem Solving Skills
3.8 (12 ratings)
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Created by Abel Choy
Last updated 7/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 10 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand and use Design Thinking as a methodology for complex problem solving and innovation inspired by people
  • Develop an ability to see problems from new perspectives
  • Understand the Principles and Process of Design Thinking
  • Understand the Principles of Innovation and develop strategy for organizational innovation
  • Develop Creative Confidence as a Design Thinker in an organization
  • Practical application case study on healthcare for ageing population
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Requirements
  • Basic understanding of business management functions.
Description

In this course, you will be learning a powerful complex problem solving framework known as Design Thinking and a new approach to Business Innovation based on insights and understanding of human needs. 

The concept of Design Thinking has been around for decades, but in the past ten years, IDEO, a design consultancy firm, has championed the process as an alternative to a purely analytical approach to problem-solving. 

A complex business problem is a multi-dimensional and difficult problem to solve because of incomplete, contradictory, and changing requirements that are often hard to recognize. More over, complex problems often cut across social, cultural, political and environmental issues affecting diverse groups of people and has no clear boundaries or solution template to follow. 

Design Thinking offers a new approach to tackle complex problem and create innovative solutions:

  • It's dynamic, adaptive and human centered
  • Empowering people with team-based, co-creation of solutions 
  • New approach to problem finding, solution refinement and values creation 
  • Integrative, practical, and effective for business innovation 

You will learn the principles, process and methods of Design Thinking and new ways of looking at problems and finding solutions.  This new design approach to Innovation will enrich your organization with greater knowledge and skills for the future. 

Note:  Each Video has Thai Language ( ภาษาไทย ) translated text in PDF file available for Thai students.

Who is the target audience?
  • This Design Thinking for Business Innovation course is meant for business executives, entrepreneur, social innovators, professionals who want to learn a new approach to complex problem solving
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Curriculum For This Course
9 Lectures
01:07:30
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Introduction
1 Lecture 04:08

This lecture gives an overview of Design Thinking as a problem solving framework and approach to Innovation inspired by understanding human needs. 

Preview 04:08
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Essential Concepts of Design Thinking
2 Lectures 17:27

Design Thinking focuses on End-users.  Knowing their needs and challenges by observation, empathy, interview and interacting with them by using prototypes or simulation.  Design Thinking aims to create innovation that meet users' needs, technically feasible and financially viable for the company. 

Preview 09:02

In this lecture, the important Design Thinking process is defined and illustrated.  The process is important as it empowers and helps the design team to focus on specific activities together. However, as the process is dynamic and interactive, the stages may vary depends on the issues uncovered in the process. Iteration and refinement is an important element in Design Thinking process to get closer to the optimal solutions. 

Design Thinking as a Process
08:25
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Principles and Paradigms of Design Thinking
3 Lectures 14:14

Understanding the principles of Design Thinking is important and useful.  Principles timeless and generic for application to specific situations and the five principles covered here will be useful as a guide to complex problem solving and innovation. 

Principles of Design Thinking
04:32

Paradigm Shift - New Perspectives and Mindsets
08:47

Revision Questions and Activity Suggestion
00:55
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Principles of Innovation
1 Lecture 12:26

In this lecture, we cover the Five principles of Innovation. Innovation can be incremental or radical. Innovation is about mindsets, skills, process and culture of an organization. Leaders in organization ought to develop innovation as a strategic capability for long-term success of the organization. 

How to Create Successful Innovation in Marketplace
12:26
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Innovation Capability
2 Lectures 19:33

In this lecture session, we will look at a Design Innovation case study of a hospital and healthcare design approach for solving Ageing population in Singapore. 

Case Study of Design Innovation: Healthcare for Ageing Population in Singapore
09:33

This final lecture we want to look at the importance of developing personal, group and organizational capability in innovation.  Creative confidence is a valuable energy resource that we can learn how to tap into it to enable innovation to be driven by design rather than by chance. With personal breakthrough in Creative Confidence and team works, self-organizing teams in an organization are great assets for creating future success in innovation. 

Developing Creative Confidence
10:00
About the Instructor
Abel Choy
3.8 Average rating
12 Reviews
66 Students
1 Course
Business Consultant, Corporate Trainer, University Lecturer

Abel Choy - a Corporate Trainer, Business Consultant and Lecturer - is committed to helping peoples to achieve greater success in their knowledge and professional skills development in organizations. In his training and consultancy works, he focused on providing practical, insightful and high-quality development programmes in Strategic Planning, Creativity, and Business Innovation. 

Abel is an entertaining and thought-provoking speaker with many years of training experience. Over the years, he has trained thousands of Executives in Strategic Planning, Creativity and Innovation both in Singapore and the ASEAN region.