Data-Driven Design Thinking
How to use data to amplify your creativity and innovation at work

Elevate your organisation’s growth mindset by harnessing the power of design thinking supported by reliable data and evidence. In this enlightening MBA-level workshop you will:

Delve into the principles and processes of design thinking

Understand how data-driven insights can reinforce and enhance the innovation journey

Unlock new possibilities for business growth by blending creativity and analytical rigour

Anyone in the financial services industry seeking to strengthen their competitive advantage and value proposition, or who might be struggling to resolve a stubborn challenge, or who wish to take advantage of an imminent opportunity, or who find themselves responsible for a strategy, project or team in need of reinvigoration and reimagination, should register to attend.”
Professor James Adonopoulos | Academic Dean, Kaplan Professional


Workshop Overview

With the rapid proliferation of design thinking across the business world there’s now an unprecedented number of human or customer-centred solutions to countless problems. If organisations are to effectively embrace the opportunities that are fast emerging in today’s post-Covid workplace, the principles and processes of design thinking need be underpinned by reliable data and evidence.

Whether you’re aspiring to a leadership role or looking to expand your strategic acumen, this high-impact, three-hour, in-person workshop will provide you with the insights and techniques necessary to excel in today’s rapidly evolving business landscape.


Suitable For

  • Business Solution Managers
  • Lead Project Managers
  • Product Development Managers
  • Business Growth Strategists
  • Customer Relationship Managers
  • Key Decision Makers such as CEOs, COOs, and CMOs.
  • Wide range of professionals seeking to develop their strategic thinking skills


What You'll Learn

  • Six steps for the creative resolution of organisational problems
  • Four types of innovation and their generation of a competitive edge
  • The role of work teams in ensuring design thinking’s strategic success
  • Four factors to cultivate a truly innovative work environment
  • Optimal sources of data to incorporate in the design thinking process



Daniel Archibald is among Kaplan’s most respected educators in the analytics, accounting and finance discipline and is additionally active in industry where he’s employed as an asset consultant. He completed the Charter of Financial Analyst (CFA®) program in 2013 and has since expanded his involvement as a writer of the exam preparation programs.

Daniel is also an alumnus of Kaplan Professional where he completed the Master of Applied Finance. He’s also presently a doctoral candidate at Swinburne University, researching the management of risk in the philanthropic sector.

Preferred education provider to all the major banks and leading financial services organisations in the country.

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Our deep understanding of the industries we operate in ensures we’re highly specialised and can focus on what we do best.

Join over 1,000,000 students around the globe who study with one of the world’s largest and most progressive educators.

Dedicated and diligent support from our knowledgeable and friendly team who are always a phone call or email away.

“This workshop focuses on the ways in which data-driven design thinking can be utilised for the cultivation of creative ideas and innovations that have a far greater likelihood of being perceived positively by stakeholders. The positive reception is attributable to the substance underpinning every idea and innovation that’s developed in accordance with the models and practices we’ll be teaching in this workshop, all of which are characterised by the associated collection of reliable evidence that serves as preliminary proof of future success.”
Professor James Adonopoulos | Academic Dean, Kaplan Professional

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