Businesses are facing significant challenges right now, but they don’t necessarily have the time to spend months trying to solve them. In this immersive and experiential workshop, we’ll apply design thinking to a real business challenge and find creative solutions quickly.
In this workshop, participants will:
• Develop prototype solutions to a real business challenge
• Build the confidence to tackle future problems effectively with remote teams using design thinking
• User empathy and insight formation
• Opportunity framing
• Brainstorming and lateral thinking methods
• Digital and physical rapid prototyping
• Remote creative collaboration
Adam is the founder of Treehouse Innovation and Sprintbase. He has spent most of his career working with companies to design new products, services and strategies; and to develop their own internal innovation capability.
Formerly with Ernst & Young Consulting, Adam has led numerous innovation projects and design events for all types of organisations. Recent clients include Amazon, NBCUniversal, eBay, Sony Playstation, DuPont, Microsoft and many others.
He is a frequent lecturer on design thinking at Cambridge University’s executive education and leadership development programmes. He has additionally designed and delivered learning and leadership programmes with top business schools including Imperial College London, The Judge Business School in Cambridge, Rice University, Georgia Tech and others.
Duncan is a design and innovation expert. He has led engagements with organisations including DLA Piper, American Express, Sony Playstation, Capgemini, and Coca Cola. He teaches on executive MBA and other corporate training programmes at Cambridge University and London Business School. An engaging and confident facilitator, he gains great satisfaction from helping people to develop their own creative confidence, work better together, and find innovative solutions.
Following a first degree in Philosophy & Psychology from Durham University, Duncan started his professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he consulted on technology solutions for global clients in the financial services sector. He left PwC to return to university, this time to the University of Kent, where he gained a first-class degree in Fine Art.
Steve is an expert facilitator and design thinking specialist. He loves helping leaders build organisations that will make the world a better place: designing and making great products and services, providing rewarding careers and creating value for owners by solving the problems that societies face.
Key clients have included Accenture, Microsoft, Qantas, Optus, Oracle, Westpac, Woolworths, Janssen and KPMG. With a focus on inspiring, challenging and developing he has worked with teams of 10 to conferences of up to 1000.
He has spent the last seven years working in Australia, New Zealand and across Asia with executives and senior leaders in financial services, travel and aviation, IT, FMCG, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and many professional services.