Upcoming Course
Certified Design Thinking Professional- CDTP®

Affirms an individual’s proficiency at this most crucial of innovation methods.

Course Overview

Al Tafaouq Al Elmi offers a preparation course for Certified Design Thinking Professional (CDTP)®.  This certification is recognition from Global Innovation Institute of innovation professionals who have demonstrated an advanced understanding of the key topics relating to Human-Centered Design, Design Thinking, the Design Thinking process, and Design Methods.

CDTP certification affirms an individual’s proficiency at this most crucial of innovation methods. This includes: the Human-Centered Design (HCD) philosophy, Design Thinking overall, the Design Thinking process, Points of View, Design Principles, Design Methods for Observation, Design Methods for Inquiry, Design Methods for Experimenting, Design Methods for Study, and the critical role of Prototyping.

Benefits of Becoming a Certified Design Thinking Professional (CDTP)

1- Become a Part of the Exclusive World of Design Thinking: Develop a deep understanding of the philosophy, methodology, and tools of Design Thinking, to become initiated into one of the world’s most powerful and impactful approaches to innovation. Furthermore, learn how to explore customer and market needs deeply with a designer’s mindset.
2- Become a Powerful Voice for Customer Empathy:  Learn how to dive into and explore your customers’ world with a deep sense of empathy for both their spoken and unspoken needs. You will also learn how to leverage these insights to deliver greater value that more effectively solves for their tension points.
3- Learn How to Get to the Real ”Problem Behind the Problem: Learn how to formulate and test hypotheses around problems and opportunities for a clearer understanding of the real problem behind the perceived problem. Furthermore, learn how to use this as a method for consistently de-risking the organization’s innovation endeavors.
4 Become a Driving Force for Delivering Winning Brand Experiences: Develop a concise point of view regarding how to best position new solutions and brand experiences, by understanding how to reframe problems. This will help to ensure that everything the organization does delivers a consistent and valued brand message.
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2950 AED

Course Objective

  1. The Design Thinking Professional – who they are and what they do.

  2. Introduction to Design Thinking

  3. The Human-Centered Design Philosophy

  4. The Design Thinking Process

  5. The Point of View

  6. The Design Principles

  7. Prototyping in Design Thinking

  8. Introduction to Design Methods

  9. Design Methods for Empathize

  10. Design Methods for Define

  11. Design Methods for PoV & Design Principles

  12. Design Methods for Ideate & Test

Course Certification

The United States based Global Innovation Institute aims to advance individual careers and transform organizational achievements by advancing the profession of innovation leadership. It does this through globally recognized standards, tools, publications, resources, professional development courses, certifications, applied research, and networking opportunities.

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