Applied Design Thinking Professional (ADTP)


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  • Duration: 1-Day (Onsite) / 8 Hours (Online via Zoom)
  • Certification: Participants will receive a Certificate of Competency upon successfully completing the course and passing the examination
  • Who Should Attend: Business Leaders, CEO, Directors, Marketing Director, Solution Developers, Startup, Entrepreneurs and Anyone seeking to acquire advanced knowledge on how to solve problems in a user-centric way.
Course Objective

Acquire knowledge and applicable skillsets in design thinking approaches to kickstart a digital transformation journey

Learn how to transform innovative ideas into testable products or processes swiftly and solve problems in a user-centric method


No pre-requisite. Applied Design Thinking Professional is suitable for everyone.


Participants are required to attempt an examination upon completion of course. This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge and skills related to Design Thinking based on the syllabus covered

Participants are expected to score a minimum of 70% to pass the examination

Course Outline

Module 1
Introduction to Design Thinking

Topics Covered

  • What is Design Thinking?
  • Developing a Designer Mindset
  • Deep Dive into Design Thinking
  • Impact of Design Thinking on Organizations
  • Application of Design Thinking in Strategic Innovation
  • Understanding the Change Management Paradigms

Module 2
Adoption of Design Thinking in Organization

Topics Covered

  • Why Organizations Implement Design Thinking?
  • Leadership and Design
  • Understanding the Design Journey
  • Design Thinking Principles
  • Inclusion, Disruption, and Perspective

Module 3
Design Thinking Approaches

Topics Covered

  • Storytelling in Design Thinking
  • Strategic Foresight
  • Making Sense in Design Thinking
  • Value Redefinition
  • Experiential Design Approach
  • Humanization of Design
  • Rapid prototyping to Build a Creative Culture
  • Business Model Redesigning

Module 4
Attributes of Successful Design Thinking Application

Topics Covered

  • Attribute of Scaling and Expanding Design Thinking Application
  • Creating an Inclusive Organization
  • Finding the Right Problem
  • Creating Culture Awareness
  • Design Thinking as a Confrontation Tool
  • Creating a Creative Space
  • Increasing Competency to Communicate
  • Leadership Alignment
  • Rediscovering the Purpose

Module 5
Putting Everything Together

Topics Covered

  • Reframing Design Thinking
  • Design Thinking as a Mindset
  • Design Thinking as a Technology or Collaborative Platform
  • Design Thinking within a System
  • Develop a Design Thinking Program

Applied Design Thinking Professional (ADTP) involves rigorous usage of real-time case studies, role playing and group discussion


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  • Flexible program design for all individuals

  • Learn from internationally renowned leading industry experts, academics, and researchers

  • Support for participants during and after training

  • Enhance competency of workforce and improve individual career prospect

  • Customization of programs for specific industry, organization, government agencies, statutory boards

  • Learn in a highly interactive, supportive and encouraging environment

  • Regular invitation to attend courses / workshops / seminars / events at complimentary rate

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