KnowledgeHut Collaborates with TinkerLabs to Offer Design Thinking Program for Individuals and Enterprises
This program will enable companies to build innovation capabilities and capitalize new opportunities
Certified program for C-suite executives and GenNext innovators to acquire skills in building long-term strategies
upGrad KnowledgeHut, Bangalore-based technology skilling provider and a part of Asia’s Higher Edtech major, upGrad, today announced the roll out of its much-awaited Design Thinking program, in collaboration with TinkerLabs, an innovation training and consulting ﬁrm. The new program aims to equip the professionals across sectors to build design thinking skills and empower them to develop innovative solutions for critical problems.
Design thinking is catalyst to innovation, especially when businesses operate in volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA) environment. In addition, with rapid digitization of business and emergence of AI and ML technology, ethics is essential in decision making while developing new products, which can have an impact on the society. According to the World Economic Forum, analytical thinking and innovation will be in the top 10 skills of 2025 with complex problems and critical thinking analysis. The fundamentals of this program will aid the organizations to provide solutions through three key lenses of innovation including desirability, viability and feasibility.
The new program offered by upGrad KnowledgeHut will enable the workforce to harness the power of diverse perspectives and creativity within a short-duration of 12-14 hours of immersive learning. It is intended to help organizations or individuals, or teams understand and navigate the ambiguous problem, deﬁne clearer and actionable problem statements, conceptualize fresh ideas as well as provide an understanding on prototyping and testing them.
Commenting on the reverence of Design Thinking, Subramanyam Reddy, CEO and Founder, upGrad KnowledgeHut said, “Design thinking plays a pivotal role in decision-making and tackle problems that are ambiguous and difﬁcult to deﬁne. Our program is offers combined expertise of upGrad KnowledgeHut along with Tinkerlabs, which is one of the best training and consulting firm. This program will empower the professionals to adopt the methodical approach of human centricity of design with the power of technology and business strategy.”
The new program is part of KnowledgeHut’s aggressive expansion plans since becoming part of edtech major upGrad last year.
The program aims to up skill C-suite executives for fulfilling a challenging role in the strategy and innovation space, mid-level and senior managers to enhance and innovate problem-solving skills to get higher level of role within or outside the organisation, analyst and fresh graduates for being placed in a reputed company with a good salary. The workshop is immediately available to learners enrolling in its March, 2022 cohorts.
For more information, please visit Link: https://www.knowledgehut.com/agile-management/design-thinking-course
About upGrad KnowledgeHut: UpGrad KnowledgeHut is a global ed-tech platform, equipping the world’s workforce with the skills of the future via outcome-based immersive learning. A trusted skills transformation partner to over 250,000 professionals and 1200+ enterprises in over 100 countries, that organizations and individuals count on to innovate faster and create progress. Leveraging a state-of-the-art immersive learning experience platform, UGKH is disrupting the way tech is learnt and empowering enterprises with scalable tech-driven solutions to align role-based skill requirements with desired business outcomes. Whether you’re looking to develop capabilities in Software Development, IT Service Management, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning / AI or Data Science, upGrad KnowledgeHut is your learning partner of choice.
upGrad, started in 2015, is a pioneer in the online education revolution, focused on powering career success for a global workforce of over 1.3 billion.
It is one of the few Integrated Lifelong Learning Tech Companies in the world – spanning the college learner to the working professional from the age group of 18-50 years and across Undergrad courses, Campus and Job-Linked Programs, Studying Abroad, Short-form to Executive programs to Degrees, Masters and Doctorate – with a learner base of over 2 million across 100 countries, and over 300 University partners and a robust Enterprise business with a client base of 1000 companies worldwide.
upGrad’s Global Learning Engine rests on four pillars: (a) its large repository of original & owned content and IP (b) its own best-in-class proprietary tech platform (c) its high touch human-led delivery service backed by coaches and mentors (d) an 85% course completion track record, backed by a further 80% career outcomes guaranteed performance.
Already termed Asia’s higher EdTech leader, it has offices in the UK, US, Middle East, India, Singapore & Vietnam and presence in many more countries
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Mumbai/Updated on: 15 March 2022