Fostering IT Innovation and Design Thinking


Course Number: ITL-138

Duration: 1 day (6.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

IT Innovation and Design Thinking Training Overview

This Innovation and Design Thinking training course teaches students concepts, methodologies, and tools needed to conceptualize and design innovative solutions.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • The design thinking process to create innovative business solutions and facilitate new business opportunities
  • Various brainstorming tools and techniques
  • Various decision-making tools and techniques

Prerequisites

No prior experience is presumed.

Outline

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Introduction
Thoughts and Vocabulary
  • What Is Innovation?
  • Drivers of Innovation
  • Goals of Innovation
  • Innovation Pipeline
  • Project Management Vs. Research and Development
  • Divergent and Convergent Thinking
  • Lateral Thinking vs Programmed Thinking
  • The Inspiration Paradox
  • Types of Innovation
  • Business Uses of Innovation
Expanding Your Thinking
  • Look and Learn
  • On the road
  • In the office
The Innovation Process
  • Engagement
  • Cultivation
  • Inspiration
  • Validation
  • Approval
  • Implementation
Design Thinking
  • Empathize
    • Definition
    • Concepts
    • Tools
  • Define
    • Definition
    • Concepts
    • Tools
  • Ideate
    • Definition
    • Concepts
    • Tools
  • Prototype Selection
    • Definition
    • Concepts
    • Tools
  • Prototype Testing Loop
    • Definition
    • Concepts
    • Tools
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware covering all topics in the course.

Software Requirements:

For in-person classes, no computer setup is required. The instructor will need Internet, projection, and power, and attendees should be seated in groups of 3-4 for pencil/paper exercises. Setup for online classes is equally easy and detailed upon request.



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