Namahn Design Thinking Camp

Learn the principles of design thinking during our online camp.

We’ve crafted a 7-week online full-immersion course using our design techniques and processes. With one online session per week, we’ll challenge you to apply design thinking methods in group activities and provide materials for independent exploration between each meeting.

PriceSchedule
€ 1.400 (excl. VAT)
20% early-bird discount for the first 10 sign-ups. Team enrolment available (min 6 people)
7-week online course (3-hour session per week) + social events and guest speakers
Languageonline platformswho
EnglishZoom, Miro and SlackProfessionals with an interest in design thinking.

What to expect

  • A virtual immersive and hands-on online introduction to design thinking, taught by Namahn designers
  • Live teaching and theory in our virtual design studio once a week to explore and practice design thinking tools
  • Self-paced activities to follow between online sessions
  • A social pre-camp event to get to know other attendees
  • Three guest speaker events on inspiring and relevant design thinking topics
  • Specially designed posters, templates and exercises for use during camp, and after!
  • Namahn Design Thinking Camp 2020 completion certificate
  • The opportunity to work with a small group of like-minded people from different industries and sectors
  • Dedicated slack channel for #namahndesignthinkingcamp

Design Thinking Camp is for you if

  • You are interested in design thinking, human-centred design or user experience and want to know how to apply it in your day-to-day
  • You want to or currently work on improving digital products or services within your organisation and would like to understand how design thinking can help you
  • You often work in a team context and want to inject some creativity into your way of working

No prior design knowledge is needed in order to participate, but you are welcome to join if you have. We ensure that all maturity levels have an interesting learning experience, no matter your design skill level.

Format

  • Pre-event activities:
    • Introductory material to read on design thinking basics
    • Introduction to online tools (Zoom, Miro) that will be used during camp
    • Meet-and-greet event with all camp attendees and Namahn coaches
  • 7-week online camp:
    • A three-hour session once per week with Namahn coaches with live theory and activities
    • Two hours per week of self-paced activities to follow between online sessions
    • Three guest speaker events (1 hour each) with a final farewell social event
  • Post-event activities
    • Namahn Design Thinking Camp certificate and all other materials shared during the course for you to keep
    • Follow-up survey to share your experience and opinions
    • The invitation to use a 10% discount on any future Namahn training course (online or in person)

Schedule

All times listed are CET (Brussels)

  • Meet-and-greet 
    • Thursday 4 February 16:00 – 17:00
  • Session 1 
    • Friday 5 February 14:00 – 17:00
  • Session 2 
    • Friday 12 February 14:00 – 17:00
  • 1st guest speaker 
    • Thursday 25 February 16:00 – 17:00
  • Session 3 
    • Friday 26 February 14:00 – 17:00
  • Session 4 
    • Friday 5 March 14:00 – 17:00
  • 2nd guest speaker 
    • Thursday 11 March 16:00 – 17:00
  • Session 5 
    • Friday 12 March 14:00 – 17:00
  • Session 6 
    • Friday 19 March 14:00 – 17:00
  • Final guest speaker and farewell event 
    • Thursday 25 March 16:00 – 18:00
  • Session 7 
    • Friday 26 March 14:00 – 17:00

+ 2 hrs per week of self-paced activities

Register for Namahn Design Thinking Camp

Testimonials

Summer Camp participant
“It was a great experience in three days where you learn new ways to solve problems. Very good people, very good place.” Pedro da Silva Vaz RIPE NCC 
Summer Camp participant
“One of the baselines was learning by doing. I experienced myself that learning by doing is the only way that you really can learn. The dynamics in the group were very nice, we had good feedback and good cooperation amongst each other.” Inge Hellemans Integratiepact 

 

Summer Camp participant
“It was a really great experience. If you’re looking for a way to learn about service design and get a lot of practical and very good insights from professionals, you should definitely do this course.” Els Gillisjans IValue 
Summer Camp participant
“The Namahn summer camp was a very insightful, intensive and rewarding experience. I’ve learned a lot of different ways of thinking that I can apply to the design process back at my current workplace.” Isabelle Bamber Movify 

Meet your coaches

Our coaches will be your guides during the online design camp. They are not just design thinking experts, but also have individual specialities and passions to share, from data visualisation and user research to business design. Come join us this fall!

Questions? Contact us at designcamp@namahn.com