Design thinking is a multi-faceted process of problem-solving that emphasizes on identifying the true issue beneath the facade. Utilizing that knowledge emerges a process of innovation and creativity that embodies concept development, design development, prototype creation, and experimentation. Now a proven success process, design thinking has been applied in various business situations to meet the changing world and fierce competition. 

Course Modules:

Module 1: Introduction to Design Thinking.

  • Understand the meaning of design thinking.
  • Learn how to adopt a customer-centric mindset.
  • Learn the five phases of design thinking: empathize, define, ideate, prototype, and test.
  • Learn from companies that apply design thinking in their organization.
  • Communicate the rules of design thinking.

Module 2:   Develop a design thinking mindset..

  • Utilize design thinking tools to learn hidden needs.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the problem that a person faces and empathizing with them.
  • Work in a team on different solutions to solve the problem.
  • Work in teams to brainstorm problem-centric and out-of-box ideas.
  • Master the skills of ideation.

Module 3: From ideas to actions.

  • Learn how to filter and select ideas for prototypes.
  • Design a prototype and other forms of team deliverables.
  • Make the various deliverables interactive using available tools (paper, online tools, etc.) 
  • Produce fast and inexpensive prototypes. 
  • Test and validate functional prototypes.

Module 4:   Build design-thinking capabilities.

  • Overcome obstacles and respond to organizational issues related to innovation.
  • Design and execute a user test plan to collect user feedback.
  • Integrate user feedback to iterate and improve the prototype.
  • Use the prototype to communicate solutions to an existing problem.
  • Build design thinking capabilities within your organization.

Training Methodology

  • Instruction by an expert facilitator
  • Practical illustrations
  • Interactive classes
  • Group discussions
  • Workshops
  • Simulations
  • Case studies


Open Course Enrollment Details

Dates & Location

AUPP Campus

The CLPD Experience

Joining a CLPD class means getting an access to numerous unique advantages that only our center can provide in Cambodia:

  • State of the art training facilities with modern lecture halls and equipment
  • Expert Western instructors with decades of experience in senior positions. 100% of them hold a post-graduate degree.
  • International quality standards at every step, from the curriculum creation to the delivery and follow-up
  • Certificates of completion recognized by the American University of Phnom Penh and valued by employers
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Check our Course Outlines (PDF) here:

 Introduction to Design Thinking

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Phone: 011 21 21 44 / 023 990 023

Mail: [email protected]

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