Design Thinking for Business Analysts
Most of our classroom training courses take place in Belgium (Edegem) or The Netherlands (Breda). Please click the button with the desired date to check the exact location of the training.
In this hands-on, one-day course, you will get practical and proven techniques for incorporating Design Thinking in your organization, Project and Business Analysis activities. Design Thinking revolves around understanding the people for whom you’re designing products or services. It means getting early involvement in the project, asking why instead of how as a first question and creating stakeholder buy-in right from the start. Design Thinking will help you to design the right things, and to design things the right way.
This training will give you an introduction to Design Thinking for Business. Design Thinking is a collection of many different methods and tools that are used to design and rethink services and products. It helps to define scope and project definition which is supported by all stakeholders. Design thinking involves learning with your hands; so expect to learn while doing.
This course is especially interesting for people with the following profiles:
People who want to make sure that things are built in the right way
Business analysts, Service Designers, Project Managers, or any other person involved in designing or rethinking services
Upon completion of this course, participants will have a solid foundation to get started with Design Thinking. You will have a good understanding of Design Thinking, you will have learned new methods to gather requirements and you will have a toolbox at your disposal to do everything in your power to avoid building things that people simply do not use.
After attending this course, you will:
Have experienced what Design Thinking is
Understand why and how Design Thinking helps to design and rethink services
Understand the importance of user empathy, stakeholder involvement early in the process
Be able to define a problem
Know how Design Thinking helps to define scope
Know the importance of early user involvement and low-fi prototypes
There are no prerequisites for this course.
This is a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) training. Please bring your own laptop to the course.
Why design thinking is important
What is design thinking?
The phases and principles of design thinking
How to define scopes
The importance of design thinking
Problem analysis and creating problem statements
Creating stakeholder buy-in
Low-fi prototyping and user testing