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Understand Design Thinking For Product Innovation* (8 HOURS)

Understand Design Thinking For Product Innovation
*This is a non-WSQ module.
Co-organised with: PALO IT

"Understand Design Thinking for Product Innovation" is created in collaboration between A*STAR SIMTech and PALO IT, a renowned digital technology & innovation consultancy headquartered in France.

Participants get the opportunity to tour SIMTech's Model Factory and/or Innovation Factory for this course.




A*STAR Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology and PALO IT have jointly developed a unique and immersive learningUnderstand Design Thinking for Product Innovation” course that covers the broad but essential design thinking elements of discovery, synthesis, ideation and prototyping (and validation). Participants learn to apply design thinking fundamentals with a 5-step methodology to ensure that a solution is desirable from a user-centric point of view.

COURSE INTRODUCTION

The application of design thinking and state-of-the-art product prototyping techniques can save vast amounts of investment when foraying into new ideas. The process of design thinking is also green and sustainable, as an emphasis on the prototyping and user-validation stages ensure that the products generated will have market traction and not be left sitting on the shelves.

Participants can expect dynamic, engaging and insightful sessions led by certified Design Thinking coaches and UI/UX (User Interface / User Experience) designers. Participants will learn how to generate an innovative, consumer-oriented strategy that minimises the risk of bringing a new product to market by developing deep insights and rapid prototyping skills through a 5-step methodology of:

  • EMPATHISE
  • DEFINE
  • IDEATE
  • PROTOTYPE
  • TEST

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • All industries which relate to new product design/development or service design/development
  • Individuals seeking skills improvement and knowledge enhancement in design thinking or product design and development
  • Product Engineers / Product Managers



Webinar

Our webinar was held on 13 May 2022 to offer an introduction to this course. You can also watch our webinar's video recording at our YouTube webpage.
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Course Outline

Course Outline

The programme employs the Learn-Practise-Implement™ (LPI™) pedagogy, where fundamental knowledge and principles taught will be reinforced with hands-on practices.

Understand Design Thinking For Product Innovation



download brochure OR register of interest for course

Understand Design Thinking For Product Innovation
Please register your interest for this course under 1. Modular Programmes > 2. Design Thinking for Product Innovation in the online form.

Note: SIMTech will contact you once registration for the next run of the course you are interested in opens.

Upon Completion of This Course

UPON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE

Participants will be awarded with a Certificate of Attendance (COA) by SIMTech if they meet the following criteria:

  • Achieve at least 75% course attendance;
  • Take all assessments; and
  • Pass the course.

Pre-Requisites, Full and Nett Course Fees

Pre-Requisites

  • Applicants should possess a degree in any discipline or a diploma with a minimum of 3 years of related working experience.
  • Applicants who do not have the required academic qualifications are still welcome to apply, but shortlisted candidates may be required to attend an interview for special approval.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Full Course Fee

The full course fee for this module is $800 before funding and prevailing GST.

Nett Course Fee

International
Participants
Singapore Citizens
(39 yrs old or younger), SPRs or LTVP+ Holders
Singapore Citizens
(40 yrs or older)²
Enhanced Training Support
for SMEs¹
$864
$259.20$99.20
$99.20
All fees are inclusive of prevailing GST.

Please note that fees and funding amount are subject to change.

  • Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
    The LTVP+ scheme applies to lawful foreign spouses of Singapore Citizens with (i) at least one Singapore Citizen child or are expecting one from the marriage, or at least three years of marriage, and (ii) where the Singapore Citizen sponsor is able to support the family.

    All LTVP+ holders can be identified with their green visit pass cards, with the word ‘PLUS’ printed on the back of the card.

  • Singaporeans aged 25 years old and above are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit which can be used to offset course fees (for self-sponsored registrations only).

    For more information on the SkillsFuture funding schemes you are eligible for, please visit www.ssg.gov.sg




    How course fees are calculated

    Full Course Fee

    International ParticipantsSingapore Citizens (39 yrs old or younger), SPRs or LTVP+ Holders Singapore Citizens Only
    (40 years old and above) ²
     $800 $800 SME Sponsored ¹
     $800 $800 
    SkillsFuture Funding Not Applicable  ($560)  ($720)  ($720)
    Total Gross Fee $800 $240  $80 $80
    8% GST
    $64 $19.20*  $19.20*  $19.20*
    Total Course Fee Payable to SIMTech $864$259.20  $99.20$99.20
    * Based on 30% of Full Course Fee



    Contact Us




    download brochure OR register of interest for course

    Understand Design Thinking For Product Innovation
    Please register your interest for this course under 1. Modular Programmes > 2. Design Thinking for Product Innovation in the online form.

    Note: SIMTech will contact you once registration for the next run of the course you are interested in opens.



    Schedules

    Module
    Skills Course Reference Number  Training Period (Click on dates to view brochure)
    Registration Status
    Understand Design Thinking For Product Innovation (8 hours) TGS-2021010204
    FD 8 Dec 2022
    The Dec 2022 intake is postponed. A new date will be announced soon.
    Register interest to Course
    Apply Design Thinking for Product Innovation (24 hours)
    TGS-2021010205 EVE 5 Jan 2023 - 7 Feb 2023
    (In-person; SIMTech@FP2)
     Register interest to Course
    Product Design, Innovation and Fabrication (42 hours)TGS-2020513189 EVE 14 Mar 2023 - 27 Apr 2023
    (In-person; SIMTech@FP2)
     Register interest to Course
    Sessions
    FD
    : Full Day  AM
    : Morning PM
    : Afternoon EVE
    : Evening 



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