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Design Thinking Master Class for HR Professionals

Design Thinking Master Class for HR Professionals

The Design Thinking Master Class for HR Professionals by KPMG in India aims at familiarising participants with the methodology...

The Design Thinking Master Class for HR Professionals by KPMG in India aims at...

Overview

Design thinking could be described as a human-centric, structured creative approach to problem solving that leads to solutions that might work better for people.
By adopting design thinking principles, HR professionals can better understand human needs and design memorable experiences throughout the employee lifecycle. Design thinking can be applied to complex problems that are difficult to decipher. Using design thinking, HR teams could transform the work cultures to become more innovative, which is likely to have a positive impact on brand and business.

By adopting design thinking principles, HR professionals can better understand human needs and design memorable experiences throughout the employee lifecycle. Design thinking can be applied to complex problems that are difficult to decipher. Using design thinking, HR teams could transform the work cultures to become more innovative, which is likely to have a positive impact on brand and business.

KPMG in India’s Design Thinking Master Class for HR Professionals equips participants with the methodology and tools of design thinking and helps them:

  • Utilise these tools effectively to solve complex HR-related problems and challenges
  • Perform hands-on activities that facilitate understanding of the ‘design thinking mindset’
  • Understand core concepts of design thinking such as empathy, brainstorming, prototyping and storytelling.

This programme offers two days of extensive classroom training, which includes learning through activity based project.

Course contents

Module 1 — Introduction: Learn about design thinking and designers, design principles, design thinking and other methods

Module 2 — Design thinking strategy and capability: Build design thinking strategy and capability (structure, culture, skills, process) in an organisation to define the organisation’s design journey

Module 3 — Explore: Understand employee experience lifecycle, discover challenges, interpret through empathy study, understand various tools of empathy study and perform risk assessment

Module 4 — Ideate: Generate ideas, shortlist a workable solution

Module 5 — Create: Develop prototypes of a big idea, get constructive feedback

Who should attend?

This course can be attended by all HR professionals who want to transform their approach and develop a human-centered, creative problem-solving mindset.

What is in it for you?

After successfully completing the course, participants should be able to:

  • Apply design thinking concepts in various HR scenarios
  • Work in a team to visualise and design a possible new service/experience and assess the market, business and merits/demerits of the concept
  • Listen to the end users and different stakeholders; empathise to understand hidden/latent needs
  • Evaluate financial viability of a new product or service
  • Measure risks involved in design assessments
  • Learn effectively with instructor-facilitated methods and tools which include case studies, individual and group assignments, spot quizzes, field visits, warm ups, icebreakers, videos and role plays.

Participants will also be awarded with a certificate of participation by KPMG in India. Certificates will be issued within 30 days of successful completion of the course.

Course details

Duration

  • Two-day, classroom-based training
  • For home study — approximately one to two hours per day

Type of batches offered

  • Corporate

Locations

  • Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Delhi and NCR (Gurugram, Noida). Training can be conducted at any location across the country provided a minimum number of participants are present
  • Global locations on a need basis.

Pedagogy

The progress of each individual is monitored by our instructors through multiple components such as case studies, quizzes and class participation.

Minimum requirements to complete the course are as follows:

  • Attend the two-day Master Class for HR Professionals

 

For enquiries, contact:
Hussein Pradhan
husseinpradhan@kpmg.com
+91 9869250785
For corporate enquiries, contact:
Supriya Rana
supriyarana@kpmg.com
+91 6304656684
in-fmdtsales@kpmg.com

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Q1. Who will issue the certificate?

A: A participation certificate will be issued by KPMG in India to participants if they meet the overall requirements of the course. Please refer to the requirements mentioned under the pedagogy and certification section.

Q2. Where can I find learning material to support my studies?

A: All pre-reading and learning material will be provided to you during the workshop.

Q3. Is there a qualification criteria to attend this course?
A: No. The training can be attended by every HR Professional who is interested in design thinking.

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