Design Thinking Foundation

Generate User-Friendly Solutions with Design Mindset

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Agile and design thinking offer a different and effective approach to product development, leading in important solutions to real issues. In the Design Thinking Certification Global course, you’ll learn how to discover what's important to a user early in the process – to front load value, by focusing your team on anecdotes about the user and developing a strong shared perspective.

Design thinking is an agile, efficient technique to design and innovation that focuses on the desires and requirements of people and allows your enterprise to swing as the industry and technology changes. Design thinking recognizes that there is no single solution to a problem.

  • Apply design thinking to your problems generating innovative and user-centric solutions
  • Apply method templates every stage of a problem
  • Transform your enterprise with an user-centric approach, empathy, ideation, prototyping, and playful testing
  • Learn how to apply ethnographic and analysis methods, such as interviews, focus groups, and surveys
  • Test your prototypes so as to reduce risks and accelerate organizational learning

Key Features of the course

Globally accredited certification

Get Design Thinking certificate & Digital Badge

Authentic Training Institute

Xebia Academy Global is a Registered Agile program

Understanding of Real-world Challenges

Includes discussions and exercises derived from real-life instances

High Quality Courseware

Get access to study material, white paper, mock exam and case studies prepared by the Agile industry experts

Interactive instructor-led training

Training sessions that meet the exact needs of every individual

Beginner Level

Easy to learn course with flexible training methods


Topics Covered


  • There are no prerequisites for this course.

Project 1:

This project examines how different aspects of building a music app fall into distinct design thinking phases.

Project 2:

This project provides insight into design thinking's "Discover" phase, emphasizing on user research and creating a digital product from the get go.

Project 3:

This project focuses on user empathy and defining user problems during the 'Define' phase of design thinking.

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What does Xebia provide differently?

Step into the realm of learning for an all-inclusive growth. Xebia is a pioneering IT consultancy and service provider that aims at Enterprise Development, Agile Development, DevOps, and Outsourcing Services.

World-class Training

World-class Training

Xebia Academy offers an intensive learning program and industry-specific training courses. It’s a globally acclaimed Agile Partner for Intensive Agile training and certification courses. ReadmoreReadless

Boon To Career

Boon To Career

Xebia offers excellent consultancy, innovative tools, and continuous career growth. We will train you to become an Agile Leader, Agile Champion, Agile Coach or Agile Scaling expert (with Scrum Alliance, ICAgile, LeSS, SAFe or Scrum@Scale).ReadmoreReadless

Expert Advantage

Expert Advantage

Get trained by our In-House Agile Trainers with an average 18 years of experience: Agile Experts with extensive knowledge of LeSS, Scaled Professional Scrum, Kanban, SAFe and Spotify. ReadmoreReadless

Flexible Learning

Flexible Learning

Pick the right course: You can choose a public class at our training centre, or learn with your colleagues in a customized, in-company training program, facilitated on-site at your location, anywhere in the world. ReadmoreReadless

Global Experience

Global Experience

18 years of  professional training experience and trusted by over 1,00,000 professionals worldwide. Xebia Academy is the largest producer of Agile & Scrum certifications globally. ReadmoreReadless

Global Experience

Hands-on And Practical Learning Experience

Our trainers are hands-on practitioners and provide interactive training sessions which let students master required skills in real-world scenarios, giving them an edge in the industry. ReadmoreReadless

Certification Process

  • 01

    Enroll in Design Thinking Foundation course

  • 02

    Attend the course

  • 03

    Get certified as Design Thinker

Industry Connect

Who should attend this course?

  • Functional Heads

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Top And Middle Management Professionals

  • Agile Coaches

  • Business Analysts

  • Quality Analysts

  • Product Managers

  • Product Managers

What skills will you learn in the course?

5D Phases

Learn about Discover ,Define, Dream, Design and Dry Run phases.ReadmoreReadless

Innovative Solutions

Learn how to create innovative and user-centric solutions. ReadmoreReadless

Interactive Prototypes

Learn how to prototype rapidly and test them to reduce risks.ReadmoreReadless

Employ Methodologies

Learn how to apply ethnographic and analysis methodologies including, interviews, focus groups, and surveys etc.ReadmoreReadless

Method Templates

Learn how to make methods of practical design thinking in each step of a problem.ReadmoreReadless


Learn to transform your current working culture on a user-centric approach, empathy, ideation, prototyping, and playful testing.ReadmoreReadless

Why should you attend this course?

By the end of the course, you’ll acquire an understanding of designing better products, services, processes, strategies, spaces, architecture, and experiences. Design thinking empowers you with practical and creative solutions for your teams.

Globally known brands such as Apple, Google, Samsung etc. have adopted the Design Thinking Approach, hence, hiring Design Thinking professionals on a large scale.

  • Professionals in Data Science careers earn better than non-certified professionals
  • Land in lucrative jobs 
  • Open the doors of your career 
  • Get promoted to senior role in your current organization

Program Visual Library


There are no prerequisites required for this course.

The 5D framework phases of Design Thinking are: Discover ,Define, Dream, Design and Dry Run phases.

This course is well-suited for:

  • Functional Heads.
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Top and middle management professionals
  • Agile coaches
  • Business analysts
  • Quality analysts
  • Product managers
  • Project managers

Design Thinking is an iterative technique for understanding user problems and difficulties, assisting practitioners in redefining issues, identifying alternative techniques, and implementing solutions. In simple terms, it is a method for solving problems creatively.

Design Thinking is extremely beneficial for handling problems that aren't well defined so that they may be reframed in human-centric ways, brainstorming a large number of ideas, and prototyping and testing with a hands-on approach. This is the ideal combination of human desire, technological feasibility, and economic viability

  • Empathy - Understand The Mindset And Needs Of The Consumer
  • Define - Seek For Alternative Strategies
  • Ideate - Brainstorm ideas for problem solving
  • Prototype - Testing the ideas with prototyping

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