Innovation and Design Thinking

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SSG Course Code: CRS-N-0048332

 

Equip yourself with the tools to manage innovation, apply design thinking and re-imagine your business model.

The world has become flatter and increasingly competitive. Consequently, there is a need for firms to encourage innovation and to continuously improve their products and services. Design thinking provides a methodology that can help companies to systematically innovate.

The course will provide you with the tools to manage innovation, apply design thinking and re-imagine your business model.

  • Explore the need and importance of innovation
  • Examine common causes of failures and what firms can do to mitigate its occurrences
  • Introduce design thinking as a methodology to encourage innovation that serves customer needs
  • Learn and apply the business model canvas and value proposition canvas to re-imagine your existing business model

There will be numerous case studies and group sharing sessions during the course.


TOPIC COVERAGE

Day 1

  • Innovation vs Invention vs Imitation
  • The importance of innovation
  • Dynamics of failure and how to mitigate them
  • Ways that firms can cultivate innovation

Day 2

  • Design thinking as a strategy for innovation
  • Analysis of the Business Model Canvas
  • Application of the Value Proposition Canvas



 
   

Course Fees

SGD 2,140

(SGD 142 after MAX Funding)

 
   

Date

19 - 20 Nov

9am - 6pm

 
   

Venue

NUS Business

School

 
   

Level

Basic

 


   

Advisor: Clare Ong (Ms)
Contact: +65 6601 7823
Email: clare.ong@nus.edu.sg

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE

  • Participants are strongly advised to apply at least 2 weeks in advance.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Professionals and managers in any industry, with interests and responsibilities to innovate, including:

  • Managers
  • Senior managers
  • Strategists
  • Innovators

Participants should have basic knowledge about innovation, as well as an interest in innovation and design thinking. Please be prepared to share your experiences with fellow participants.

PRE-REQUISITES

None

FACULTY 

THOMPSON TEO

Professor, Analytics & Operations

COURSE FEES AND FUNDINGS

 Self-Sponsored

Company-Sponsored

SME (ETSS Scheme) 

Company-Sponsored

Non-SME 

Course Fees $2,140.00 $2,140.00 $2,140.00
Singapore Citizens & PRs aged 21 years and above $642.00 $242.00 $642.00
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above (MCES Scheme) $242.00 $242.00 $242.00
Singapore Citizens aged 35 years and above who are not
earning more than $2,000 per month (WTS Scheme)
$142.00 $142.00 $142.00
The above prices are quoted in Singapore dollars (SGD), inclusive of 7% GST.