The modern manager is an entrepreneur!

Feeling your organization needs to keep up with new technologies and business models?
Feeling your organization needs to develop an authentic entrepreneurial culture?


Serious Game During one day the management trainees form multidisciplinary teams that work as a startup. While playing the game, they participate in mini masterclasses, can speak with several stakeholders and will pitch their concepts a dragons' den.

Serious Game

During one day the management trainees form multidisciplinary teams that work as a startup. While playing the game, they participate in mini masterclasses, can speak with several stakeholders and will pitch their concepts a dragons' den.

Serious Game

d.Learning fast track During one week we dive into the first six steps of the Design Deltas at our Dutch design.school. The participants learn about design thinking and apply the findings to a real-life project. During the evening programs we will further strengthen social and creative competences.

d.Learning fast track

During one week we dive into the first six steps of the Design Deltas at our Dutch design.school. The participants learn about design thinking and apply the findings to a real-life project. During the evening programs we will further strengthen social and creative competences.

d.Learning Fast Track


Benefits

Our Trainee Development programs empower practical in-depth knowledge in design thinking and finally unleash the entrepreneurial mindset of the participants. The ultimate program starts with a serious game, followed by the d.Learning fast track.

Serious Game

During a serious game participants get their first impression about design thinking. The gamified program helps to accelerate learning and guarantees a sustainable skillset. At the end of the game we provide feedback so participants can benefit from the learnings during the following d.Learning Fast Track.

  • One day (8-12 hours)
  • Multidisciplinary teams (4-5 persons per team)
  • Several masterclasses
  • Coaching and in-game roleplay by customers, investors, consultants and futurologists

d.Learning Fast Track

The d.Learning track covers the Customer- and Concept design phase of the methodology Dutch Design Deltas. The program takes five days with masterclasses, hands on working and is enriched with the workshops LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®, Creative sketching and Social Game. Working in small groups and being professionally supervised by experienced coaches of Dutch design.school STUDIO.WHY guarantees an intensive learning process. Participants will be able to sustainably improve processes of change in their organizations and inspire colleagues with new working principles.

Optional is a 4 day in depth additional track that refreshes en deepens the first track and dives into the last three steps of the Design Deltas.

Takeaways

  • Improved curiosity
  • Personal presentation skills
  • Co-sensing skills
  • Collaboration skills
  • Learning skills
  • Empowered Holistic thinking
  • Design to Business skills
  • Empowerment of your professional identity
  • Dutch Design Thinking tools & techniques
  • Business inspiration

Target group

Participants are primarily management trainees, future managers and innovation coaches from all industries. Also available as an incompany track.

The program is for individuals as well as groups from an organization. Its aim is to build confidence in applying the key Dutch design thinking principles within your organizational context. The program will allow you to discover the leveraging effect of design thinking in the most important areas of managing complexity: Collaboration Culture, Innovation Processes and Strategy Implementation.

Dates

The modules for management trainees will be set in consultation with the client.  

Want to start your d.Learning Fast Track?

Contact

Kees Froeling

+31 6 1901 7538
kees@studiowhy.com


The game taught us how to explore our customers’ requests and translate them into real insights. Finally it enabled us to create a useful solution for them!
— Aafke Woudstra - The Connection, TD Program of Conclusion

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