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Design Thinking & Organizational Innovation

3-Day Training, Amsterdam, €1295

Contact training advisor: +31202442327


Learn how Design Thinking works and how to apply it as a tool for strategy development and unlocking organization-wide innovation.


Design Thinking is a process that uses design principles for solving complex problems. It is used for designing new products, services, customer experiences and business models. This 2-day training will provide you the Design Thinking tools and templates needed to take a design project from inspiration and insights to ideation and implementation, and to apply Design Thinking as a tool for strategy development and unlocking organization-wide innovation.


Design Thinking

FRI 14 JUN &

FRI 21 JUN 2019

Fieke Sluijs

& Kelvin Klatt


Why join?


This training is ideal for those looking to go beyond just using Design Thinking as a tool for product, service and customer experience design and to use Design Thinking to bring about sustainable organization-wide change and innovation.


What you’ll learn:


– Deep understanding of Design Thinking principles, key tools & terminology.
– How to use Design Thinking and how to facilitate the process.
– How to implement Design Thinking organization-wide to unlock innovation and cultural change.
– How to improve employee satisfaction, internal engagement, efficiency and productivity.
– Getting a handle on complex problems, by unlocking creativity and using a human-centred, co-creative, flexible approach to challenges.
– Valuable insights and case studies from companies that are successfully applying Design Thinking principles.




Besides an interactive introduction to Design Thinking and its fundamental tools, the major part of the two days will consist of hands-on work on a general challenge ánd the challenges/cases that participants will bring in.


Who should attend?


This training is among others ideal for Change agents, Executives, Business managers and teams, HR professionals, R&D- managers, Founders, Management Consultants, Trainers and Coaches.


Fieke Sluijs
Kelvin Klatt

Fieke Sluijs


Fieke is an independent designer with experience in graphic design for more than 25 years. She focuses on logo and brand design. Most recent clients are The Fork, Wasteland Investments, Friedrich and Trading Group Holland. The past ten years she has also been working as a learning experience designer and a design thinking trainer. She designed many innovative educational programs such as Handshake for the Amsterdam Creative Industries Network and the Creative Business Honors Program for Inholland University of Applied Sciences.


She studied Graphic & Typographic Design at the Royal Academy for Art in The Hague and Art- & Culture Science at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.


Kelvin Klatt


Kelvin has a background as economist and consultant at various startups and management consultancies. He has a strong track record of co-creating innovation ecosystems, designing organizational structures for self-managed team-based organizations, and developing world-improving business models and strategies. Kelvin thrives on solving complex problems by blending different skills and disciplines into working frameworks and innovative solutions.


He initiated the School of Management Innovation (SMI) from his belief that organizations are one of the few remaining places where people still collaborate for a common purpose. Therefore, he is convinced that organizations can play a key role in transforming our economic system into a system that distributes wealth in a fair way and regenerates earth’s life-giving systems. To propel this economic transformation, SMI designs and facilitates learning experiences and coaching programs to help organizations becoming more generous, purpose-driven and in service of society.



If you would like to plan an In-House training and/or coaching program that is tailored to your team’s / organization’s needs, please contact us.


Contact us for more information or to make an appointment: info@smi.education or +31(0)202442327.


Training Location


Our training locations are at the TSH Collab Amsterdam City, Wibautstraat 131D, Amsterdam and the TSH Collab Amsterdam West, Jan van Galenstraat 335, Amsterdam.


If you would like to stay at the hotel of TSH Collab, please visit the website of TSH Collab Amsterdam for more information and bookings.