Institute of Product Leadership
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Design Thinking for Business Leaders


Apply Design Thinking for Problem Solving through Ideation, Applied Creativity, Rapid Prototyping and experimentation.

Key Highlights

Course Length

2 Weeks (30+ Lessons)

100% Online

With Continuous Learning Community support + Live Webinars


4-5 Hours/Week

Learning Access

Resource Toolkit & Templates + Unlimited Networking Events

Course was a fast track way for me to go from buzzword of Design Thinking to actually be able to apply in my day to day decision making. I am now more confident of being customer centric in my recommendations and decision making!
Jaya S
Product Manager, VMWare
As an Engineering I was too quick to "solve" without realizing the "why" and "who" of the problem. This course removed my blindspots and gave me implementable tools & frameworks for innovation
Rajesh C
Engineer , GE

What will you Learn?

Top skills you will learn

User Research & Insighting, Empathy Mapping, Crafting User Narratives, Value Proposition Design, Low Fidelity Prototyping, Defining MVP

Course Curriculum

  •    What is DT
  •    Why DT now
  •    Why DT for product leaders
  •    Chapter Quiz
  •    Key tenets of DT
  •    Chapter Quiz
  •    The mindset for DT
  •    Empathy
  •    Integrative thinking
  •    Defer judgement
  •    Embrace experimentation
  •    Trust the process
  •    Chapter Quiz
  •    The Approach of Design Thinking
  •    Empathize
  •    Define
  •    Ideate
  •    Prototype
  •    Test
  •    Chapter Quiz
  •    Empathize
  •    Mindset
  •    Methods
  •    Fly on the wall
  •    What-How-Why
  •    Role playing
  •    Empathy map
  •    Pain-Gain Analysis
  •    Analogous empathy
  •    Extreme users
  •    Journey map
  •    Error analysis
  •    Chapter Quiz
  •    Define
  •    Mindset
  •     Chapter Quiz
  •    Impose constraints
  •    Historical analysis
  •    Power of Ten
  •    Brainstorming
  •    Chapter Quiz
  •    Bias for Action
  •    Identify a variable
  •    Methods
  •    Paper Prototyping
  •    Scaled Prototyping
  •    User-driven Prototyping
  •    Storyboarding
  •    Chapter Quiz
  •    Mindset
  •    Methods
  •    Storytelling
  •    Feedback Capture Cards
  •    Scenario Planning
  •    Chapter Quiz
  •    Summary
  •    Chapter Quiz

Ideal For

Individual contributors, managers and leaders at all levels of an organization who are involved in the design, development, or improvement of products & services especially –

Product Managers, Project Managers, Program Managers, Q/A Managers, Managers, Solutions Architect, Engineers, Marketing Professionals, Sales Professionals, UI-UX designers, Business Analysts, Consultants, Entrepreneurs

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