Design thinking for innovators | Bootcamp

Bootcamp

Design thinking
for innovators

Get hands-on with design thinking and harness the power of human-centred design.

Harness the power of human-centred design.


1 day • From $299 per person • Available for teams and groups

One of the most important emerging skillsets of our time, design thinking is a creative approach to solving problems using a human-centred approach. Leveraged by leading innovators throughout the globe, design thinking is a foundational skill of the modern age for any professional or innovator.

This workshop will arm you with the foundations of design thinking and the knowledge on how to apply it in your organisation, role and life. It focusses on hands-on activities, practical tools and useful case studies to explore the complexity and power under the hood of design thinking.

The bootcamp includes a suite of free tools and resources provided to participants at its conclusion.

Explore the topic with a taster session.

From $29 per person

Not quite sure if Design Thinking is right for you? Join us for a low-cost, rapid taster session where we will go over the core principles in 45-minutes.

Coming up next:

20th November 2019 @ River City Labs, Brisbane

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Join a public
bootcamp.

From $299 per person

Our public bootcamps are available to everyone. They're a great way to learn the skills you need, whilst meeting designers and innovators from other organisations.

Coming up next:

30th October 2019 @ Claisebrook Design Community, Perth

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Just for you
and your team.

We can tailor our bootcamp for the needs of objectives of your team, and run it in-house or at a central location organised by us.

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👏 What our learners
say about learning with SOMA.


"Just the right mix of useful, informative and inspiring. And most importantly – always actionable."

Lily, Growth Marketer

"A great workshop, fully loaded with inspiration for real-world application of innovation principles."

Amanada, SME Director

"A truly immersive hands-on workshop with invaluable insights and take home learnings. The coffee's pretty good too!"

Derek, Design Manager

What we
cover

By the end of the bootcamp you will have the skills, tools and mindsets to bring Design Thinking into your organisation.


Design thinking fundamentals.


Understand the design thinking process, it's origins and explore case studies on how design thinking has impacted organisations world-wide.

Discovery, empathy and prototyping.


Lean how to harness the power of divergent and convergent thinking to undertake deep discovery and empathy work to uncover solutions that you can rapidly prototype with your customers.

Applying it in your organisation.


Explore leading local and international case studies and how you can embed design thinking as part your teams' way of working.

Why is
this important?


Design thinking enables innovators and change makers to develop deep empathy for their users, allowing them to uncover real insights that results in meaningful solutions to observed problems. Ultimately, this results in better outcomes for both the customer and the organisation.

Who is
this for?


Design thinking is an important component in any marketers, product managers or customer experience leaders toolkit. This workshop is for anyone interested in learning design thinking using a hands-on approach and how they can utilise the skillset in their role.

What do I
need to bring?


Just your creativity! This is a computer free workshop. We will provide all the tools required for prototyping and the canvases we will use throughout the session. You are welcome to take home all the materials used at the end of the session.

Desaign thinking history.

Understand the core concepts of design thinking, where it came from and where the methodology is heading.


The importance of discovery and emapthy.

Explore the importance of empathy and structured discovery work for great design thinking through practical strategies that you can bring back to your organisation.


Putting it in practice

You'll have a chance to get hands-on and put the design thinking process to work whilst working on a real challenge from your organisation.


Case studies and use cases.

Explore how other teams and organisations have embedded design thinking into their processes and organisational routines by exploring leading local and international case studies.

The
runsheet

Over a full-day workshop, you’ll take a deep dive into what design thinking looks like, and the skills and tools required to run an end-to-end design thinking process.

Each day runs 9:30 - 4:00pm, with breaks to enjoy some delicious and healthy morning tea ☕️, lunch 🥙 and afternoon tea 🍰.

Skills, tools and mindsets.

Our learning style is fast-paced, hands-on and immersive. You'll be applying new skills and mindsets as you learn them, and you'll walk away with a bundle of new tools to use in your work.

Skills

  • Understanding the design thinking process, and how to customise it for the problem at hand.
  • Eliciting empathy with your core users and stakeholders.
  • How to apply design thinking in an organisational context.

Tools

  • Tools for ensuring your customer needs are top of mind and central to the decision making process.
  • How to to develop rapid, lo-fi prototypes to test core assumptions in your solution.
  • New canvasses and toolkits for you to take back and apply to your role.

Mindsets

  • Solving for the core customer needs and jobs to be done.
  • Convergent and divergent thinking in solution design.
  • Pace over perfection - rapid iteration, testing and feedback.

You're in
good hands



Nate
Sturcke

Nate Sturcke is a passionate educator and supporter of the local Perth innovation ecosystem. Over the last 5 years Nate has worked with over 1,000 entrepreneurs through a variety of programs, including the Silicon-Valley based Founder Institute accelerator; Google-backed Startup Weekend; and RAC SeedSpark seed fund. In both 2017 and 2018, Nate was awarded the WA Startup Community award for his role in promoting early stage entrepreneurship throughout the state.

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Matt
Norman

Matt Norman is a learning designer and facilitator working to transform education and training, starting in WA. He has over 5 years of experience running workshops with everyone from social impact professionals to at-risk youth, and has worked in advocacy and recruitment for the innovative Teach For Australia program. A graduate of both the Presencing Foundation Program on systems change, and the KAOSPILOT Masterclass in Learning Design, Matt’s passion is creating experiences that bring out the best in people.

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Explore the topic with a taster session.

From $29 per person

Not quite sure if Design Thinking is right for you? Join us for a low-cost, rapid taster session where we will go over the core principles in 45-minutes.

We're currently scheduling our next events.

Join a public
bootcamp.

From $299 per person

Our public bootcamps are available to everyone. They're a great way to learn the skills you need, whilst meeting designers and innovators from other organisations.

Coming up next:

30th October 2019 @ Claisebrook Design Community

Register

Just for you
and your team.

We can tailor our bootcamp for the needs of objectives of your team, and run it in-house or at a central location organised by us.

Enter your email below, and we'll be back with more information in a jiffy: