Facilitated by Simon Banks, a globally acclaimed expert in Creativity and Innovation, this course is your gateway to a world of transformative possibilities. With over two decades of experience and a remarkable portfolio of over 1400 events spanning four continents, Simon has been the trusted innovation partner for industry titans such as Google, EY, IBM, and many more. Simon's expertise resides at the crossroads of creativity and design, where he artfully blends his artist's curiosity with a 20-year corporate career. He's not just an expert; he's a catalyst for change. His mission is to empower businesses not only to survive but to thrive in the modern age. Through cutting-edge reimagination, co-creation, and radical collaboration, Simon will be your guide to igniting innovation and achieving extraordinary results. Join him on this remarkable journey, and discover how to solve complex challenges, craft strategic solutions, and foster a culture of innovation that will propel your business to new heights. It's time to embrace your creative potential and embark on a path to unparalleled success under Simon's expert guidance.
"I would like to thank you for your role as facilitator at the Department of Transport and Main Roads DG Customer Led Innovation Challenge. Your role was integral to making the day a success and was greatly appreciated by myself and all the participants."
Neil Scales, Director General, QLD Department of Main Roads.
"The keynote was awesome. Your presentation style rocks. You have made the most of doing talks remotely, your drawing and visuals are such
a clever adaptation to this new environment. I really enjoyed spending time with you."
Peter Seaman, Head of Continuous Improvement and Innovation, nib Health Funds.
"From the outset of our engagement with Simon, it was very clear how he could help our team to better solve business problems by avoiding tunnel vision thinking and improving the ROI of our most valuable resources, our people. His design thinking approach has helped accelerate our team development journey and has already started to produce great outcomes by making sure that the team focus on ready-to-use outcomes which are equitable, enjoyable and most importantly useful. Guaranteed, I would love to work with Simon again."
Nigel Nisbett, Director of Professional Services for Asia Pacific & Japan, Boomi.
"Simon facilitated our inaugural innovation event in Melbourne, where over a dozen teams participated. He brought great energy to the session, engaged the teams very well, coached us along the way, and made the event fun. Simon is a great presenter and facilitator and I would recommend him for other organizations looking to run innovation sessions, hackathons, or similar events."
Kristian Kish, Head of Insights, eNett
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND
The programme will enable you to cultivate collaboration and interdisciplinary thinking. The course structure encourages participants from diverse backgrounds to collaborate on projects. This dynamic mix of perspectives enriches the ideation process, sparking unconventional ideas that might not arise in a more traditional setting. You will learn to appreciate the power of cross-functional teams and how to effectively harness collective intelligence to drive innovation whilst building the ability to empathize with users, comprehend their needs, and design solutions that truly resonate. Design thinking instills empathy as a core principle, enabling you to go beyond assumptions and involve end users in the design process. This leads to the creation of products and services that genuinely address real-life problems.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN BY THE END OF THIS COURSE?
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Design Thinking's principles can be adapted to suit the needs of Directors, Senior Managers, Head of Departments, Team Leads & Executives from:
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