Design Thinking Primer


Learning Objectives

Breakdown of the Design Thinking Process

Familiarize with the design thinking process, and how each step relates to the others.

Appropriate Application of Design Thinking in Product Development

Understand the value-add of design thinking at various stages of developing a product..

Design Thinking Tools & Methods

Understand some of the common tools and methods for carrying design thinking

First-Hand Experience in Design Thinking

Be able to plan a design thinking process for your own product or service

What Is Design Thinking?

Design Thinking is a methodology that provides a solution-based approach to solving problems. The five stages of Design Thinking are as follows – Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype and Test. Understanding these five stages will empower anyone to apply the Design Thinking methodology to solve complex problems that occur around us.

This one-day course is aimed at absolute beginners to Design Thinking. With a focus on hands-on experiential learning, participants will go through all five stages of the Design Thinking process through the use of innovative physical and digital prototyping tools used in the design of games.

Target Audience

PMETs including engineers, technicians, programmer who are absolute beginners to design. Experience with games is optional.

*Participants are recommended to bring a tablet device of their own with the mobile application – Bloxels Builder installed.

Addressed Skill & Capability Gaps

Thinking like a designer can transform the way organizations develop products, services, processes, and strategy. The Design Thinking approach brings together what is desirable from a human point of view with what is technologically feasible and economically viable. It also allows people who aren’t trained as designers to use creative tools to address a vast range of challenges.

Our Esteemed Trainer

Kris Lee Kian Teck

Founder of Pixel Quest Academy

Adjunct Lecturer in SP, School of Design

Founder of Pixel Quest Academy

Lead Design in ArcLab, Game-based learning company

Former Associate Game Producer in gumi Asia, commercial mobile games company

BFA in Art, Design and Media, NTU, major in Interactive Media

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Course Duration:

1 Day - 8 hours (9.00am - 6.00pm)

Course Fee:

Normal Participant – SGD 360.00

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