Design Thinking & Creative Problem Solving | 1 Month Program

Course delivered on: 8th September 2018   |   Rs.35000 (Including Taxes)

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Course Description

About the Course:


The workshop is designed to enable leaders to solve existing problems in creative ways using the Design Thinking Methodology. Conventional problem-solving tools lead to run-of-the- mill solutions, hence in a fast-changing world, the problem-solving methodology has to be different. Design Thinking, with its exploratory, open-ended approach provides he answer. This workshop will introduce the participants to this approach. An individual has infinite potential to achieve the extraordinary. This potential lies dormant within oneself stifled by the dos & don’ts of society. 


Similarly, an organization (a business entity or otherwise) too has a limitless ability to influence society positively and achieve its commercial interests. Every organization has the potential to create breakthroughs. However, this potential is restricted by:-


1.     The organization’s mental model about its own business- They define their business from the perspective of; What we can do rather than what our consumer wants us to do.


2.     Its inability to visualize the future- They define the future of their business based on what they can capture from the unfolding based on their current abilities rather than re-imagining their organizational abilities to not just tackle, but create the future.


3.     Its unwillingness to cannibalize its existing products- Very often organizations hold onto their existing turf for too long despite the winds of change.


4.     An organizational culture that does not encourage experimentation among its employees- The spirit of exploration is lost when employees are afraid to try out new stuff


If the above sounds familiar in the context of your organisation or simply put, you want to create a vibrant organisation of passionate people buzzing with ideas for NEW OFFERINGS, NEW BUSINESS MODELS, NEW MARKETS, NEW APPROACHES TO OLD MARKETS, Then we would be happy to see you at our  Design Thinking & Innovation training programs by an innovative.Design Thinker, Dr. Kaustubh Dhargalkar.


Course Modules:


Session 1


Duration: 8 hours


Module 1- Unlearning & Rewiring the brain for Creativity


·         Live Case studies & Experience sharing


·         Classroom exercises


  Module 2- Inculcating a Human-centric approach to problem solving


·         Live Case studies & Experience sharing


·         Classroom exercises


·         Conceptualizing products and services


Module 3 - Creative tools for capturing ‘Consumer Insights’


·         Live Case studies &  Experience sharing




Assignment – A live challenge to be taken up. The participants will be expected to come


back for Session 2 with information about the same as per the format shared.




Intervening period- two weeks


Session 2


Duration: 6 hours


            Module 4- Sense making from the information gathered


            Module 5- Applying the Design Process for Solution Generation




Intervening period- two weeks




Session 3


Duration: 4 hours


            Module 6- Solution Presentation with prototypes


            This session will involve feedback to the participants for fine tuning their solutions


              Distribution of Certificates to successful participants



Who should attend this Course :


Executives who are expected to bring in fresh perspectives to existing issues and also are responsible for medium to long-term growth of the organisation.


Address for this Course:


IES Management College and Research Centre


791, S.K. Marg, Bandra Reclamation, Opp Lilavati Hospital,Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050




Contact Details for this  Course:


Phone: 9773407804 / 9619078342







Upcoming Dates for the Course

Date Timing Venue Fees Status
08 Sep 2016
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8th September 2018

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