Innovation through Design Thinking – 18th April

Adam Billing

Adam Billing is an experienced practitioner, lecturer and facilitator, specialising in innovation culture, user-centred design, creativity and cross-boundary collaboration.

Design Thinking is a human-centered innovation methodology used by some of the world’s most consistently innovative firms. It enables people to more deeply understand clients needs, identify market opportunities, and rapidly develop new products and services before competitors.

A crash course in the methodology of Design Thinking, an innovative approach and toolkit to deliver competitive advantage. The most successful firms understand that achieving continuous innovation and growth means equipping people with the tools to think and work differently.

As a people-centred approach to innovation, this programme focuses on the methodology of Design Thinking, an innovative approach and toolkit to deliver competitive advantage.

Innovation is an essential survival skill in today’s rapidly changing economy.

The most successful organisations understand that achieving continuous innovation and growth means equipping people with the tools to think and work differently. Design Thinking is a human-centred innovation methodology used by some of the world’s most consistently innovative businesses. It enables people to have a deeper understanding of clients’ needs, identify market opportunities, and rapidly develop new products and services before competitors.

This programme is a fast-paced, highly interactive one-day learning experience that provides a strong practical grounding in the tools, process and mindset of Design Thinking. You will learn about the fundamentals of Design Thinking methodology and apply it to real-life challenges.

Design Thinking provides a strong framework for building a culture of innovation and can increase your ability to:

  • Recognise clients’ current and future needs
  • Develop profitable new revenue streams
  • Implement solutions that have bottom line impact
  • Increase organisational agility and employee engagement

Facilitator Adam Billing has extensive innovation experience. He is an Associate of Møller PSF Group and has wide multi-sector experience, he is also the author/co-author of several published articles focused on organisation culture, strategy and approach, including ‘Empathise to Innovate’ a recent cover story article for Managing Partner magazine.

Event details

Location: The Møller Centre
Time & Date: 9am – 5pm, Tuesday 18th April
Admission: Please contact organiser Tim Hill by email tim.hill@chu.cam.ac.uk.