Design thinking for business - Workshop SG 2018

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Design is the ‘secret’ to many successful businesses. It helps organisations connect to customers, identify critical business capacities and focus on the right priorities – ones that customers value.

Learn how to contribute to business growth through use of design thinking. This one day program focuses on design thinking for finance practitioners. It delves into the fundamentals of the design thinking methodology by immersing you in dynamic discussions, and team exercises. As you put your knowledge to work in several design challenges, you’ll learn how to harness the power of design thinking to create a path to innovation, unveil new possibilities, and make a greater contribution to your organisation’s future success.

Topics Covered

  • Learn the fundamentals of design thinking to improve organisational performance
  • Solve complex challenges using the structured process of design thinking
  • Experience 3 design thinking tools that support analytical decision making
  • Develop new ways to build a collaborative working environment

This workshop is part of the Finance For the Future Program and is eligible for funding support of more than 40%* off the workshop fees. Eligibility conditions apply.

Enter code FUTURE18 at checkout. To apply the promotional code, you must complete separate payment for each workshop.

*Discount based on member price

Trainer Profile

Joanne Flinn is a best selling author, TEDx Speaker and business mentor. She lead the Financial Services Consulting Practicing for PwC in Thailand. As the artist Booth Aster, she has exhibited internationally and in the Museum of Art and Design and the ArtScience Museum her in Singapore. She credits design thinking as the field that brings the power of art to the insights of science to create something even more successful than either standing alone.


  • Role of solutions focus over problem focus in business success
  • The 5 stages of design thinking
  • Using tools like map, visualisation, storytelling and data analytics
  • Experience testing, refining and improving ideas
  • Apply design thinking to specific finance challenges


CFOs, Accountants, finance practitioners, project managers, leaders and team members with little knowledge or experience of corporate accounting and project accounting and finance



1 day