Design Thinking 101

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Course Overview

English, Filipino ∙ Self-paced ∙ 1 hour

About the Course

Design Thinking is a process of creative problem-solving; not just for designers; it has been practiced by great innovators in literature, art, music, science, engineering, and business. According to the design thinking ideology, a hands-on, user-centric approach to problem solving can lead to innovation, which can lead to differentiation and a competitive advantage.
In this course, it can assist us in systematically extracting, teaching, learning, and applying these human-centered techniques to solve problems in a creative and innovative manner—in our designs, businesses, countries, and lives.

Course Objective

  • To understand the definition and purpose of Design Thinking
  • To learn and understand the Design Thinking Framework
  • To walkthrough per Phase the Design Thinking Framework
  • To comprehend how Design Thinking can be applied in industrial settings

Course Outline

  • What is Design Thinking?
  • Three Lenses of Human-Centered Design
  • Deductive and Abductive approaches to Solve problems
  • Design thinking as a unique way of thinking
  • Industrial Applications of Design Thinking
  • Framework of Design Thinking

Target Participants

It is for all the interested individuals that want to know more about the overview of Design Thinking 101 and its relevance.

Certificate Requirements

  • Completion of recorded webinar + quiz
  • Pass the 10 item multiple choice with 80% mark
  • Comment your feedback to the main page of the course

Design Thinking 101


Felix Veroya, PIE, MBB, CSM, CHBA, DHum

Felix has a total of ten (10) years working experience in helping individuals and organizations to build and utilized competencies in Continuous Improvement, Innovation and Analytics across the fields of Academics, Logistics, Supply/Chain, Manufacturing, Training and Consulting for SMEs up to multinational corporations. He has proven skills relating to business administration, people management, research, statistical analysis, workshop facilitation and consulting. He was able to complete and coach projects utilizing proven tools and methodologies such as DMAIC (Six Sigma), SCORE (Lean), Design Thinking (Innovation) and self-initiated improvement frameworks on OEE/Capacity Improvement, Preventive Maintenance Time Reduction, Mistake Proofing, Quick Engineering Solutions, Idea Management, etc. He also published an international book entitled Introduction to Statistical Process Control: A Problem Solving Process Approach (ISBN: 978-87-403-1849-4) under Bookboon Ltd. Under a Denmark based e-book publisher and a local book entitled Creativity Tools: Develop Creative Solutions to Problems and Opportunities (ISBN: 978-621-8114-38-8). He is a Certified Industrial Engineer, an Associate ASEAN Engineer, a Certified Lean/Kaizen Facilitator, a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and a Certified Design Sprint Master. Felix also leads international initiatives to the Philippines as Chairman of the International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP) and National President / Country Manager for Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME). He has been elected as a Board Director of the Lean (Operational Excellence) Division of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE). With all the initiatives he designed and deployed to the Industrial Engineering community here in the Philippines, he has been conferred with an Honorary Doctoral Degree (Honoris Causa) by the Asian Seminary Leadership and University of Oklahoma.

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