Innovation and Design Thinking Certificate Program is unfortunately unavailable

Thankfully we have 31 other Design Classes for you to choose from. Check our top choices below or see all classes for more options.

Class Tags:
Questions about this class?
Get help now from a knowledge expert!

Innovation and Design Thinking Certificate Program

at American Management Association - UNION SQUARE

(3)
Course Details
Price:
$2,845
Start Date:

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!
If you're enrolled in an upcoming date, this simply means that date has now sold out.

Location:
UNION SQUARE
780 Mission St
Btwn 4th & 3rd Streets
San Francisco, California 94103
(Map)
Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this design class:

Learn a low-cost and low-risk method to generate business solutions.

Who Should Attend:

Business professionals in any functional area or role associated with revenue growth.

What if you could create radical solutions that could stimulate an emotional response? Better yet, what if you could do so rapidly?

Experimental, collaborative and holistically innovative. That’s design thinking. It’s a mindset for success. It’s for anyone who wants to see infinite possibilities and turn problems into solutions. Putting the customer front and center, design thinking offers a strategy for successful companies to be more agile and innovative. Using a proven process to drive innovation, you will work in small teams to visualize outcomes and challenge assumptions. You’ll learn a proven, repeatable, creative and collaborative problem-solving method that you can use to reframe problems and generate more rapid, empathetic and innovative products and services.

How you will benefit:

  • Understand how design thinking can improve organizational and personal performance
  • Embrace uncertainty and develop an experimental mindset to iterate quickly
  • Create a new process and attack problems from a completely new angle
  • Convert ideas into customer value and market opportunity
  • Release your group’s creative thinking and sharpen critical analysis
  • Create more progressive and practical solutions for real-world problems
  • Balance constraints and technical limitations with customer preferences
  • Develop design thinking to foster collaboration across functions of the organization
  • Learn how to use a repeatable process to drive rapid innovation

What you will cover:

  • Integrating design thinking into the fabric of your organization’s culture
  • Adding design thinking tools and templates to help your work groups ideate solutions
  • Developing a more collaborative and iterative style of work for groups/teams
  • Understanding the drivers and inhibitors of innovation
  • Learning the importance of stakeholders and interpreters
  • Leading collaborative problem-solving testing
  • Learning to envision and design collaboratively with visual imaging
  • Mapping stakeholders and the complex network of beneficiaries
  • Understanding the social-psychological aspect of user experience
  • Exploring formal methods for usability testing to form customer behavior and emotional response
  • Presenting your vision and inviting buy-in through compelling storytelling
  • Fostering an organizational climate for innovation

Course Outline:

Learning Objectives

  • Understand How Design Thinking Can Improve Organizational Performance
  • Embrace Design Thinking to Create Your New Competitive Asset
  • Learn How to Convert Ideas into Customer Value and Market Opportunity
  • Sharpen Your Creative Thinking and Critical Analysis Skills
  • Create More Progressive and Practical Solutions for Real-World Problems
  • Balance Real-World Constraints with Technical Limitations and Consumer Preferences
  • Develop New Ways to Collaborate Across All Functions of the Organization
  • Learn How to Use a 10-Step, Iterative and Repeatable Process to Drive Rapid Innovation


Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy
Transfer, Cancellation and Refund Policy:

For Classroom, Live Online, Express Skills Courses and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place or cancel without penalty at any time up to three weeks prior to your program. If you provide AMA with less than three weeks’ notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee. 

Programs included in AMA On Demand offerings are not eligible for substitution, transfer, cancellation, return, or refund. We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can. Therefore, please email CourseHorse.

Pricing, Offers, and Discounts Policy:

AMA-delivered programs are eligible for AMA member pricing, GSA pricing, special offers, and discounts as applicable, according to the terms of the specific pricing, offer and/or discount. Third party-delivered programs available through AMA and Express Skills courses are excluded from all discounted pricing, offers, and discounts offered by AMA, including but not limited to AMA member pricing, GSA pricing, AMA Seminar Savings Pass redemptions, AMA SLS Contract pricing, AMA Annual Pass/All-Access Pass, and complimentary registrations of any type.

Map

Google Map

American Management Association

All classes at this location

Start Dates (0)

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!

Similar Classes

Benefits of Booking Through CourseHorse

Booking is safe. When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
Lowest price guaranteed. Classes on CourseHorse are never marked up.
This class will earn you 28450 points. Points give you money off your next class!
Questions about this class?
Get help now from a knowledge expert!
Questions & Answers (0)

Get quick answers from CourseHorse and past students.

Reviews of Classes at American Management Association (3)

School: American Management Association

American Management Association

The American Management Association, International (AMA) is the global leader in talent development. Founded in 1923, AMA supports the goals of individuals and organizations through a complete range of educational products and services, including instructor-led classroom and virtual seminars, webinars,...

Read more about American Management Association

CourseHorse Approved

This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified SF educator.

Want to take this class?

Save to Wish List
Booking this class for a group? Find great private group events here

31 Top Choices

Instructional Design Certificate Program

at American Management Association - UNION SQUARE 780 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94103

Gain a practical, proven-in-action method for creating innovative and successful training programs. Who Should Attend: Course developers and trainers without formal training in instructional design or accelerated learning principles who have less than two years of experience in training course creation. This comprehensive program for powerful instructional...

Monday Dec 12th, 9am - 4:30pm Pacific Time

  (3 sessions)
$2,695

3 sessions

Floral Design Sampler

at American School of Flower Design - San Leandro 1037 MacArthur Blvd, San Leandro, California 94577

Join us for a great afternoon or evening of flower design. The Sampler classes are for individuals who want to try out our school and go home with a wealth of knowledge about the world of flower designing. It’s three great projects covering American to European design.  Michael Gaffney will be there to teach and also give you his book Design...

Monday Jan 23rd, 1pm - 4:30pm Pacific Time

Introduction to Flower Design

at American School of Flower Design - Acorn Industrial 1760 Goss St, Oakland, California 94607

The introductory flower design is a great course to expand your skills into the world of flower designing covering approximately 10 different styles of design. We go from American to European to bridal.  The course consist of many projects all done in class. All hands on with all your flowers and containers included. We also discuss the marketing...

Monday Jan 23rd, 1pm - 4:30pm Pacific Time

  (2 sessions)
$495

2 sessions

Flower Design Star: 1 Week Comprehensive

at American School of Flower Design - Acorn Industrial 1760 Goss St, Oakland, California 94607

Our Design Star comprehensive is a week packed full of learning and designing. It takes you from beginner to designer. We’ve seen amazing things in this class as on the last day we design our own mock wedding and some of the most beautiful work has come out of that final class. It’s approximately 24 styles of design covering every area of designing...

Monday Jan 23rd, 1pm - 4:30pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$1,850

5 sessions

ASL | Total Beginner

at ABC Languages SF - FINANCIAL DISTRICT One Embarcadero Center Lobby 1, San Francisco, California 94111

You will be guided to speak from the very first lesson while our instructors arm you with the tools you need to understand and absorb the language.  Student goals range from wanting to learn some basics in preparation for a trip abroad to long-term language learners. Our Total Beginner classes are designed for students with little or no background...

Tuesday Jan 17th, 6pm - 7:30pm Pacific Time

  (8 sessions)
$375

8 sessions

Turkish | Total Beginner

at ABC Languages SF - FINANCIAL DISTRICT One Embarcadero Center Lobby 1, San Francisco, California 94111

At ABC we’re introducing thousands of people to a way of learning languages that’s surprisingly fun and effective. You will be guided to speak from the very first lesson while our instructors arm you with the tools you need to understand and absorb the language. Student goals range from wanting to learn some basics in preparation for a trip abroad...

Wednesday Dec 7th, 6pm - 7:30pm Pacific Time

  (8 sessions)
$375

8 sessions

Improving Project Mgmt Skills: The Basics for Success

at American Management Association - UNION SQUARE 780 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94103

Build a solid foundation of project management knowledge, techniques and tools in this hands-on workshop that covers the entire project life cycle. Who Should Attend: Individuals who are new to project management “Accidental” project managers (professionals for whom PM is a secondary part of their jobs) Business analysts; subject-matter experts...

Wednesday Dec 7th, 9am - 4:30pm Pacific Time

  (3 sessions)
$2,695

3 sessions

Korean | Total Beginner

at ABC Languages SF - FINANCIAL DISTRICT One Embarcadero Center Lobby 1, San Francisco, California 94111

This class is design for students who does not have any knowledge or experience in speaking Korean language.  You will be guided to speak from the very first lesson while our instructors arm you with the tools you need to understand and absorb the language.  Student goals range from wanting to learn some basics in preparation for a trip...

Tuesday Jan 17th, 6pm - 7:30pm Pacific Time

  (8 sessions)
$375

8 sessions

Manga Art Camp (Ages 10-16 yrs)

at Art School of SF Bay - THE SUNSET DISTRICT (INNER) 1603 Irving St, San Francisco, California 94122

Ever had an awesome idea for a story or a picture but didn't know how to make it happen? Come join fellow fans of comics and animated shows to take your drawing skills to the next level! This five-day camp offers a freeform project-based experience where students can create comics and illustrations of their favorite characters, both original or from...

Tuesday Dec 27th, 9am - 3:30pm Pacific Time

  (4 sessions)
$400

4 sessions

Talk So People Listen

at Speakeasy Inc. - FINANCIAL DISTRICT 100 Pine St Ste 400, San Francisco, California 94111

Talk So People Listen is a three-day program designed to develop a stronger communication style in any individual contributor or high potential in your company.  This program is for the individual who understands the importance of communication to driving business results ­ and who is committed to developing a style that can positively impact...

Monday Dec 19th, 8:30am - 5:30pm Pacific Time

  (3 sessions)
$3,100

3 sessions

Evening Weaving

at Richmond Art Center - Richmond 2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond, California 94804

In this floor loom class, experienced weavers will develop and pursue their own weaving projects and designs.  Simple or complex, colorful or neutral, smooth or textured: find your own balance of elements.  Studio fee covers equipment use and consumables for your projects.  Notes Students may arrive one hour early after the first...

Tuesday Jan 10th, 6pm - 8pm Pacific Time

  (10 sessions)
$400

10 sessions

Explorations with Relief Printing

at Richmond Art Center - Richmond 2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond, California 94804

In this six week exploration of rubbercut and linocut printmaking techniques, we will learn how to plan and transfer a design to our cutting surface for the creation of beautiful prints. The class covers how to use block cutting tools, how to mix ink, and how to use a printing press. We will be printing on paper, fabric and simple folded book structures....

Wednesday Jan 11th, 10am - 12pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$210

5 sessions

Tabletop Loom Weaving

at Richmond Art Center - Richmond 2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond, California 94804

Learn to weave on a tabletop loom! Basically a mini version of our floor looms, you will have time to practice setting up the loom and weaving your own cloth, gaining an understanding of the machine. Student-designed projects preferred but I am happy to assign materials and patterns to the uninitiated. Bring a notebook and pen if that's your style....

Wednesday Jan 11th, 1pm - 3pm Pacific Time

  (8 sessions)
$320

8 sessions

Portuguese | Total Beginner

at ABC Languages SF - FINANCIAL DISTRICT One Embarcadero Center Lobby 1, San Francisco, California 94111

Our Total Beginner classes are designed for students with little or no background in the language. 6- and 8-week enrollment options are ideal for students who want to get a taste of the language, are preparing for a trip or just want to pick up some basics and have a limited timeframe. Please Note: Lessons will shortened to one hour if enrollment...

Tuesday Jan 17th, 5:30pm - 7pm Pacific Time

  (8 sessions)
$375

8 sessions

Spanish | Total Beginner

at ABC Languages SF - FINANCIAL DISTRICT One Embarcadero Center Lobby 1, San Francisco, California 94111

You will be guided to speak from the very first lesson while our instructors arm you with the tools you need to understand and absorb the language.  Student goals range from wanting to learn some basics in preparation for a trip abroad to long-term language learners. Our Total Beginner classes are designed for students with little or no background...

Tuesday Jan 17th, 6pm - 7:30pm Pacific Time

  (8 sessions)
$375

8 sessions

The Copper Conundrum

at Richmond Art Center - Richmond 2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond, California 94804

This class is dedicated to the exploration of copper! Join Maxon in learning how to shaping and sawing your ideas into decorative copper objects and wearable art!  In this class we will learn foundational metalsmithing, forming techniques, air chasing and repoussé. Walk away with your personally designed hand made sculptures and creative bling! ...

Wednesday Jan 25th, 5pm - 7pm Pacific Time

  (4 sessions)
$160

4 sessions

Beginner French

Special School Offer!
5% Off IDESLI Gift Cards! Learn More >

at IDESLI - Yerba Buena 535 Mission St Suite 1671, San Francisco, California 94105

Our Beginner course is geared towards complete beginners; students without any previous knowledge of the French language. In this course we will introduce everyday language and pronunciation, including greetings (bonjour, aurevoir, comment ça va ...), numbers, colors or weather, as well as basic sentences and constructions. Classes will be interactive...

Tuesday Dec 6th, 5:30pm - 7pm Pacific Time

  (10 sessions)
$450

10 sessions

Essentials of Project Mgmt for the Non-Project Manager

at American Management Association - UNION SQUARE 780 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94103

Learn and apply basic elements of project management to your job to support project success. To work together effectively on any project, everyone on the team needs to use a common language and have a clear understanding of all expectations. This unique project manager training seminar is designed for individuals with little or no prior knowledge...

Monday Dec 12th, 9am - 4:30pm Pacific Time

  (2 sessions)
$2,495

2 sessions

French | Total Beginner

at ABC Languages SF - FINANCIAL DISTRICT One Embarcadero Center Lobby 1, San Francisco, California 94111

Our Total Beginner classes are designed for students with little or no background in the language. To get a base in the language, we recommend starting with 12 weeks. 6- and 8-week enrollment options are ideal for students who want to get a taste of the language, are preparing for a trip or just want to pick up some basics and have a limited timeframe....

Wednesday Jan 4th, 7:30pm - 9pm Pacific Time

  (8 sessions)
$375

8 sessions

Manga for Adults

at Art School of SF Bay - THE SUNSET DISTRICT (INNER) 1603 Irving St, San Francisco, California 94122

This course is designed for adult manga lovers, who are eager to master their favorite art style. A professional manga artist Austin Bath will guide you through this journey. The class will be held IN-PERSON in our San Francisco Studio.  High-quality art materials are provided and included in the course price. Detailed Schedule: Day...

Sunday Jan 8th, 6pm - 8pm Pacific Time

  (14 sessions)
$450

14 sessions