Design Thinking In Action Workshop

Programme Code: CRS-N-0045821


Taught by design thinking experts from the Stanford Design School, participants will get to learn the Stanford and IDEO design thinking methods.


At the end of the workshop, participants should be able to

  • Learn to frame a design challenge for the workplace which could range from infrastructure to programme improvement
  • Learn how to make design thinking work for you and your team by getting hands-on practice with the scoping and discovery process which includes identification of team members and stakeholders, planning the interview questions and determination of user characteristics
  • Learn how to create readily implementable “hacks” for use when they return to your workplace


In this high-energy workshop, participants will get to frame a design challenge and acquire tools to develop diverse perspectives, build collaborative listening skills, hone storytelling abilities, and experience varied ways to process information that provide deeper user insights. After the workshop, participants can leverage these tools to better understand the needs of their stakeholders and to create impactful culture change in their organisations. This workshop is useful for educators, managers or anyone who is doing design thinking, or involved in design or innovation related areas of work.

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1 day


Who Should Attend

Team leaders and managers seeking to enhance innovation in their organisation and strengthen their ability to integrate creative practices into their business processes.


An assessment will be conducted at the end of the course.

Fees and Funding

SkillsFuture Series 

Course fee grant at 70% of course fees (excluding GST) for participants who are successfully enrolled by SMU into approved courses under the Programme. Participants must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")
Up to 90% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")
Up to 90% of course fees; and 80% of basic hourly salary capped at $7.50/hr for local employees of SMEs

SkillsFuture Credit
Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above, and self-funding may use their SkillsFuture Credit (up to S$500) to defray part of the course fee. Please click User Guideon how to submit your claim. SkillsFuture Credit claims may be submitted by logging in via


Full Fee: S$856 per pax (including GST)


SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Funding for Individuals:

  • S$256.80 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • S$96.80 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above


Intake Information

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