Applying Design Thinking to Design, Prototype, and Test your New Workshop

This practical program helps you design, prototype and test your new workshop using design thinking principles presented in concise videos and brief supporting materials.

  • Design Thinking Basics for Facilitators: Key concepts of how design thinking applies to creating effective workshops.
  • Prototyping Techniques: Methods to prototype your program, from a basic session plan worksheet to white boarding.
  • Testing and Feedback: How to test your prototypes with real audiences, gather feedback, and iterate.

• Introduction to Workshop Design: Learn the essentials of designing a workshop, training class, or session.
• Prototyping and Testing Your Material
• Finding Your Audience: Tips and strategies for getting participants for your prototype sessions.
• Prototyping Methods: Practical steps for creating and testing prototypes, in a group setting or one-on-one.
• Feedback and Iteration: Techniques for collecting feedback and refining your program based on audience insights.

Your Instructor

Darin Eich, Ph.D.
Darin Eich, Ph.D.

Darin Eich, Ph.D. is an innovation training workshop designer, design thinking training facilitator, keynote speaker & the founder of His speciality is designing and facilitating high-impact innovative leadership programs. He is also the author of Innovation Step-by-Step: How to Create & Develop Ideas for your Challenge and Root Down & Branch Out: Best Practices for Leadership Development Programs.

Darin's passion involves helping people to become themselves, find and live their strengths, and become more creative, innovative and successful leaders. Darin is a conference keynote speaker and helps institutions develop leadership programs & retreats. He also facilitates professional brainstorming, facilitation training, and innovation sessions for large organizations.

A variety of organizations listed below have utilized Darin's innovative facilitation, consulting, keynotes & workshops, and leadership development programs for training and innovation. Our programs and expertise have also been featured in various media publications.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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