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Design Thinking Practice

Course Content

Facilitate and guide stakeholders to apply design thinking methodologies and processes for the organisation.

  • Concept of design thinking

  • Importance of design thinking

  • Stages in the design thinking process

  • How design thinking is used in other organisations

  • Methods of applying design thinking for the organisation

  • Concept of innovation management


Lessons are conducted in a structured yet pragmatic manner as lectures are blended with classroom/group discussions, case studies and presentations. The group discussions give participants the opportunities to share their experience while case studies & presentations help the practice and application of concepts and approaches learned through the course.

Learning Outcome

  1. Explain the co-relation and distinction between Creativity, Innovation and Design Thinking to co-workers and team-members.

  2. Influence stakeholders to adopt design thinking as creative and innovation strategies for product development.

  3. Facilitate and assess different stages of Design Thinking in a product development process.

  4. Evaluate design ideas and prototypes effectiveness through 2 X 2 Metrics criteria.

  5. Implement design thinking concepts in alignment with organisation’s strategies as well as for solving problems and removing hindrances during implementation. 

Suitable for

  • Product Manager, Assistant Manager, Executive, Supervisor, Team Lead in the product development process of an organisation.

  • PMEs who have the relevant work experience from other industries or sectors wanting to enhance their knowledge and skills, wanting to expand their job portfolio or are seeking national certification/qualification in the design industry specialising in business.

  • PMEs and career switchers with supervisory or managerial experience, or individuals in other related industries or wanting to join the design industry specialising in business.

  • Applicants must be proficient with digital devices and apps to attend the e-learning session and complete all online assessments independently. 

Course Fee

Funding Source
Course Fees
SkillsFuture Funding
Total Nett Fee
GST (8%)
Total Fee Payable to SCCIOB
SME-sponsored Local Employees (i.e Singapore Citizen & Permanent Residents)
SkillsFuture Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
Employer-sponsored and Self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents
SkillsFuture Funding (Baseline)


Synchronous e-learning
In-Classroom Training
TGS Code
Course Support Period
03 Feb 2023 to 02 Feb 2025
21 Oct 2022 to 20 Oct 2024


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During the development of the profession, we will help you find an internship to consolidate the acquired skills and gain practical experience.

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