Agile meets Design Thinking: Add Design Thinking Skills to your agile toolbox and bring iterative approaches together with structured approaches to developing innovative ideas and solutions that truly delight your customers.

At a glance

In this training we impart the skills for successful product and service innovations. The participants experience two very interactive days with many exercises. They understand what design thinking is about, how the process works, and what it takes to build user-centric products and services. The trainers will guide you through a variety of design thinking tools and show you ways in which design thinking can be anchored in agile product organizations.


Day 1
9:00-17:00 o'clock
Introduction and basics

  • Agile and Design Thinking
  • Innovation and creativity as a controllable process
  • User-centric innovation
  • The Design Thinking Process
  • The individual process steps
  • Design Thinking Principles
  • Innovation Challenge

Finding the right starting point

  • Ask the research question
  • Identifying and understanding the right problems and needs

research techniques

  • Generation of Insights
  • Visualization and compression

Day 2
9:00-17:00 o'clock
Generate and evaluate ideas

  • Techniques for generating ideas
  • valuation methods
  • Formulate solution hypotheses
  • Test and evaluate solutions

Types of prototypes

  • Prototyping in practice
  • Discover to deliver

Microprocessing and macroprocessing

  • Design Thinking and Agile Development
  • Integration with Scrum/Kanban
  • From process to culture: Targeted promotion of innovation

Structure: Creating space for innovative solutions
Role of managers

Target audience

The course is aimed at anyone who wants to develop innovative products and services. Product owners extend their method toolbox and learn how Design Thinking supports them in their daily work. Scrum masters and coaches will learn how to conduct even more interactive workshops with their teams. Executives learn how Design Thinking helps you promote innovation in your organization.