Topic outline

  • Mastering Innovation and Design Thinking

    Mastering Innovation and Design Thinking

    This course provides an overview of all significant aspects and considerations of mastering innovation and design thinking for those who are involved in management at whatever level of complexity in both technical and non-technical functions. It is also of special benefit to those who need to understand the creative thinking and innovation processes in an application mode. The course will prove essential to those in specialist functions at the strategic, financial, operational and advisory levels.

    • Training Methodology & Objectives

      Training Methodology

      This Trainee-centered course includes the following training methodologies:-

      • Talking presentation Slides (PPT with audio)
      • Simulation & Animation
      • Exercises
      • Videos
      • Case Studies
      • Gamification (learning through games)
      • Quizzes, Pre-test & Post-test

      Course Objectives

      After completing the course, the employee will:-

      Apply and gain a good working knowledge on mastering innovation and design thinking Understand and apply a 10-step design process
      Distinguish between incremental innovation and radical innovation when creating new solutions Research and understand the complex network of stakeholders involved in any project
      Rapidly create and refine a vision for any product or service using a 3-phase approach to align technical and non-technical audiences Understand and use the psychology behind human-machine interface
      Effectively understand if your end-users will be delighted by your product or service Have practiced making suggestions for innovation in the K-group based on (desktop) research
      Discuss whole brain thinking and personality as well as apply creativity and innovation and differentiate tradition versus innovation Identify the 8 vital lessons about innovation including the four levels human brain
      Apply logical thinking, follow rules, be practical and avoid ambiguity Carryout parallel thinking, evolution of ideas, innovation and six thinking hats method
      Employ western thinking, vertical thinking, the six-step decision making process and lateral thinking Apply problem analysis using lateral thinking, self-imposed boundaries and techniques to force a search for alternatives
      Use the chance model, generate ideas by chance, apply techniques for evaluating ideas and discuss the laws and principles of perception Imply the seven-intelligences and learning and differentiate intellectual quotient versus emotional intelligence
      Identify the effects and the factors that influence emotional intelligence Improve and build emotional intelligence as well as apply the steps in creating a mind map and the tips for improving mind maps
      Illustrate metacognitive mapping, mindset and paradigms, paradigm and strategy Recognize the various types of thinking including the strategic conversation model
      • Course Description

        This E-Learning course is designed to provide participants with a detailed and up-to-date overview of mastering innovation and design thinking. It covers the whole brain thinking and personality; the creativity and innovation; the 8 vital lessons about innovation including the four levels human brain; the logical thinking, following rules, being practical and avoiding ambiguity; the parallel thinking, evolution of ideas, innovation and six thinking hats method; the western thinking, vertical thinking, the six-step decision making process and lateral thinking; and the problem analysis using lateral thinking, self-imposed boundaries and techniques to force a search for alternatives
        During this highly interactive course, participants will learn the chance model, techniques for evaluating ideas and the laws and principles of perception; the seven-intelligences and learning; the intellectual quotient versus emotional intelligence; the effects and factors that influence emotional intelligence; the emotional intelligence and the steps in creating a mind map; the tips for improving mind maps; the metacognitive mapping, mindset and paradigms, paradigm and strategy; and the various types of thinking including the strategic conversation model.