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Agile Creativity

An Intensive 5-Day Training Course

Agile Creativity

Mastering the Art of Design Thinking and Creativity

Scheduled Dates

04 - 08 Mar 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
10 - 14 Jun 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
01 - 05 Jul 2024 Barcelona - Spain $5,950
19 - 23 Aug 2024 London - UK $5,950
09 - 13 Sep 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
30 Sep - 04 Oct 2024 London - UK $5,950
21 - 25 Oct 2024 Doha - Qatar $5,950
11 - 15 Nov 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
09 - 13 Dec 2024 London - UK $5,950
30 Dec 2024 - 03 Jan 2025 Paris - France $5,950
27 - 31 Jan 2025 London - UK $5,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

This highly interactive Agile Creativity training course has been developed to provide participants with the keys skills needed to effectively use design thinking methodology in workplace problem solving situations. 

Used by some of the most innovative and forward-thinking organizations in the world, design thinking provides a creative ‘solution-based’ approach to solving problems, as opposed to typical linear, defined approaches. It’s extremely useful in tackling complex problems that are ill-defined or unknown, by understanding the human needs involved, by re-framing the problem in human-centric ways, by creating many ideas in brainstorming sessions, and by adopting a hands-on approach in prototyping and testing. This an essential concept for organizational growth and sustainability in today’s rapidly agile changing environment.

This training course will highlight:

  • The importance of applying design thinking in the modern workplace
  • The advantages of design thinking over traditional problem solving techniques
  • Utilise the power of design thinking for complex, multi-discipline problems
  • The human centric and key behavioural skills needed to master this technique
  • Propose practical workable solutions ideal for the customer or client
  • How to create a design thinking culture within your organization

What are the Goals?

At the end of this Agile Creativity training course, you will learn how to:

  • Understand the advantages of using design thinking in the workplace
  • Apply design thinking for complex, multi-discipline creative problem solving solutions
  • Develop your human centric interpersonal and behavioural skills
  • Conduct design thinking problem solving sessions with your team
  • Achieve buy-in from key stakeholders to your proposed decision
  • Develop a design thinking culture in the organisation

Who is this Training Course for?

Leaders, managers and team leaders / supervisors who need to actively problem solve to make effective and efficient decisions in the workplace.

Whilst extremely beneficial to technical / engineering disciplines the methods and approaches can be used in other professions such as HR, Commercial, Finance, etc.

This Agile Creativity training course would also benefit junior / middle managers new to their role, or with experience but little previous training.

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This Agile Creativity training course will use a wide range of approaches to learning, including experiential group activities, individual exercises, targeted videos and relevant discussions.

A key part of the learning process is dedicated on Day 4, being applied to a full practical exercise employing all the methods and principles gained on the training course. This ensures that design thinking methodology can be applied immediately in the workplace at the end of the training course.

Organisational Impact

By attending this training course and applying the principles involved, your organization will benefit from:

  • Creative and innovative employees with effective problem-solving skills
  • Greater solution focused ideas, decision making and reduced waste of effort and resources
  • Having a high-trust culture of openness, integrity and certainty
  • Stronger working relationships, greater collaboration and discretionary effort
  • Higher levels of organizational productivity

Personal Impact

By attending this training course and applying the principles involved, you will benefit by:

  • Become more creative and innovative in your thought process
  • Gain knowledge and skills desirable in today’s modern rapid environment
  • Accelerate your own personal and career development
  • Master a skill set that’s essential in your overall development
  • Increase the overall productivity of your team or department
  • Focus on more important strategic and operational matters

Daily Agenda

Day One: Design Thinking and its Importance in Workplace Solutions

  • Understanding Design Thinking and its Strategic Implications
  • The 5 Primary Stages of Design Thinking
  • The Key 10 Principles of Good Design
  • Traditional Linear Problem-solving Techniques
  • The Solution Focused Approached to Problem Solving
  • Bigger Picture Consequences: Systems Thinking and Application

Day Two: Developing Agile Creativity and An Innovative Mind

  • Defining a Problem
  • How your brain solves problems?
  • Creative Problem-solving Techniques
  • The Power of Visualization: Dreaming the Dream
  • Developing an Innovative and Creative Mindset
  • Group Thinking Strategies and Control
  • Change and Agile Organizational Thinking

Day Three: Human Centric Behavioural Skills for Agile Creative Design Thinking

  • Human Centric Interpersonal Skills Needed in Design Thinking
  • Powerful Questioning Techniques to Build Empathetic Understanding
  • Structuring Empathetic Fact-finding Interviews
  • Creating Powerful Problem Statements to Define the Problem
  • Structured Brainstorming Solutions using SCAMPER

Day Four: Practical Applications of Design Thinking and Creative Innovations

  • Empathize
  • Define
  • Ideate
  • Prototype
  • Test

Day Five: Decision Making and Organizational Implementation

  • Practical vs. Ideal Solution: Factors and Considerations
  • Using Rapid Decision-making Process
  • Mitigating Decision-making Errors
  • Changing Mindsets to Adopt Design Thinking Strategies
  • Communicating the Decision – Gaining buy-in
  • Next Steps

Certificate

  • On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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