This is an immersive workshop aimed at:

  1. Introducing the participants to the Design Thinking Methodology.
  2. Creating a Breakthrough Solution for a ‘Live Challenge’

Workshop Objectives
Participants of this workshop will experience the unique Design Thinking Methodology of Problem Solving. They will develop the ability to:

  • Empathic Design
  • Develop a strong User-Centric approach to problem-solving
  • Develop a Multi-disciplinary approach to problem-solving
  • Rekindle their own creative potential
  • Distinguish between Information & Insight
  • Use unique Observation Research Techniques
  • Use Ideation techniques
  • Create tight Design briefs
  • Visualize Process/Product/Service/Business Model Innovations
  • Understand and apply the Design Thinking Methodology in different situations

Training Methodology
A mix of classroom discussions and out-of-class exercises. Stimulating discussions and experience-sharing leading to peer-to-peer learning and co-creation of solutions. The theoretical constructs would be put forth with ‘Real-Life’ Case Studies. This workshop aims to generate breakthrough solutions for a ‘Live Challenge’. Learning from the best practices of Innovative Organizations.

The trainer, Dr. Kaustubh Dhargalkar, is an acclaimed Design Thinking coach with over 50,000+ hours of training in the space of Design Thinking, Creative Problem Solving, Breakthrough Ideation with corporates such as Mercedes Benz, Daimler India, Citibank, Hewlett Packard,Amazon, Deloitte, Mahindra Group etc. He is the founder of Potentials And Possibilities, an Innovation & Design Thinking Consultancy. He is a mentor at the Center for Innovation, Incubation and Enterprise at IIM-Ahmedabad. His detailed profile is attached alongwith. *

Who should attend?
The senior management and executives responsible for execution, who are expected to bring in fresh perspectives to existing issues and are responsible for medium to long-term growth of the organisation.

Duration: 2 days (face-to-face)+ 1 day(face-to-face/video conferencing for MVP creation)

Workshop Content

Day 1:

  • Introduction to Design Thinking & its relevance to Innovation
  • Empathy & User-centricity
  • Unlearning Module – Rewiring the brain for new thinking pathways
  • Creative User Research techniques
  • In-depth Stakeholder Analysis – Mapping the ecosystem
  • Application of The Design Thinking Methodology – Case Studies

Intervening Activity → User Research & Identifying latent needs

Day 2

The Participants come back with in-depth User Research

  • Redefining Problems
  • Design Brief Creation
  • Where do Ideas come from? – Ideation techniques
  • Opportunity Spotting & the New Product Development framework
  • Innovation beyond products and hi-tech – Business Model Innovation
  • Concept Architecture

Day 3

The participants come back with a Low-fidelity prototype

  • Lean Canvas iterations
  • Minimum Viable Product (MVP) creation
  • Business Model Visualization

Contact us for more details hello@potentialsandpossibilities.com