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Innovation – How to come up with your next big idea

DATE
August 14, 2024
TIME
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
LOCATION
77 Renfrew Street, 4th Floor, Glasgow
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Embark on an insightful journey into innovation and design thinking.

This course equips you with the tools and methodologies essential for creative problem-solving and user-centered design in today’s digital economy.

Become certified in Innovation

This course is designed to immerse learners in the world of innovation and design thinking. It’s crafted for individuals who aspire to understand and apply innovative processes in various professional contexts.

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Design Thinking Process

Delve into design thinking methodologies, empathetic user understanding, and the step-by-step process of ideation, wireframing, prototyping, and app testing.

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Skills Development

Through a series of immersive modules, participants will explore essential skills, learn to define core challenges, brainstorm inventive solutions, and bring concepts to life with meticulous wireframe prototypes.

Innovation - Skills Development. People around table conversing about innovation.
Skills Development

Through a series of immersive modules, participants will explore essential skills, learn to define core challenges, brainstorm inventive solutions, and bring concepts to life with meticulous wireframe prototypes.

Who is this course for?
  • Professionals looking to build their problem solving skills.

  • Freelancers and entrepreneurs who want to understand their customer better and solve their problems.

  • Aspiring innovators, individuals and recent graduates that are looking to improve on their skills for future work.

What you will learn
1. Introduction to Innovation and Design Thinking

Lesson 1: Course Introduction and Hook

  • Understand the course’s purpose and approach to learning about innovation.
  • Grasp the fundamental concepts of creativity and value in driving innovation.
 

Lesson 2: Session Outline and Mashup

  • Familiarise with the course structure and key topics.
  • Engage in an initial hands-on mashup task to kickstart creative thinking.

Lesson 3: Exploring the Design Thinking Process

  • Learn about the Design Thinking methodology and its relevance in innovation.
  • Understand each stage of Design Thinking: Empathise, Define, Ideate, Prototype, and Test.

Lesson 4: Empathy and Persona Creation

  • Master the skill of empathising with users to understand their needs and challenges.
  • Develop the ability to create detailed user personas as a foundation for solution design.

Lesson 5: Defining Problems and Ideating Solutions

  • Acquire techniques for accurately defining problems in a user-centric manner.
  • Learn to generate a wide range of creative solutions through various ideation methods.

Lesson 6: Basics of Prototyping and Wireframing

  • Gain practical skills in creating basic prototypes and wireframes.
  • Introduction to wireframing tools and their applications in visualizing solutions.

 

Lesson 7: Advanced Prototyping Techniques

  • Learn advanced prototyping methods to elevate solution designs.
  • Hands-on experience with tools like Marvel for sophisticated prototyping.

Lesson 8: Testing and Refining Solutions

  • Understand the importance of testing prototypes and gathering feedback.
    Refine prototypes based on real-world testing and user feedback.

 

Lesson 9: Developing and Delivering Effective Pitches

  • Learn how to create and deliver persuasive elevator pitches for innovative solutions.
  • Understand the dynamics of effective communication and presentation skills.

Lesson 10: Innovation Career Opportunities

  • Explore various career paths in the innovation sector, such as Product Design and Web Design.
  • Gain insights into the skills and qualifications needed for these careers.

Lesson 11: Building Essential and Meta Skills

  • Identify key skills required for success in innovation and the digital economy.
  • Emphasise the importance of adaptability, lifelong learning, and self-reflection.

Lesson 12: Course Recap and Reflection

  • Reflect on the key learnings and personal growth achieved through the course.
  • Provide feedback to enhance the course for future learners.

Lesson 13: Final Thoughts and Thank You

  • Summarise the course experience and appreciate the journey of learning.
  • Encourage continuous learning and application of the skills acquired.

The course concludes with a comprehensive test, evaluating the understanding and application of concepts taught.

Earn your Innovation certificate

Once you’ve completed the course, get your certificate that sets you apart from the competition and opens doors to exciting career opportunities. You will gain CPD Accredited hours for attending this course, and receive a certificate upon completion.

What our learners say
FAQ

Whether you are a budding entrepreneur, a business professional, or someone interested in the digital landscape, this course offers essential insights into creative problem-solving and user-centered design.

This course is suitable for a wide range of individuals across a range of industries as the content is applicable for all.

By the end of this session, participants will have mastered the essentials of innovation and design thinking.

They will understand how creativity and value drive innovation, be skilled in the Design Thinking process, and adept in empathy and user-centric problem-solving.

Learners will gain practical experience in prototyping, wireframing, and using tools like Marvel. They will also enhance their pitching skills and explore diverse innovation career paths.

This session equips participants with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, preparing them to transform innovative ideas into real-world solutions efficiently.

  • World-class training sessions from experienced instructors
  • CPD accreditation and certificate
  • Digital delegate pack
  • Support to get into a career
  • Access to our free resources site
  • Followup support on topic for 2 years post course completion

There are no formal prerequisites required for the Innovation Training Course. However below are essential for the learning environment. 

  • The learners must have a device that they can access the online session with, either a mobile phone, tablet or computer. 
  • Learners must be confident using a mouse and keyboard. 
  • Sessions will be delivered in English. 
  • Sessions will be delivered using the latest version of softwares. 
  • Learners’ technology should be up to date and charged.
  • And of course – willingness to learn!
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£ 300.00
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£ 250.00
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£ 200.00
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Cost
Cost:
£200.00 – £300.00
Location
Clockwise Glasgow, 77 Renfrew Street, 4th Floor
Glasgow, G2 3BZ United Kingdom

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