Improv for Design Thinking

 

Refresh your team’s design thinking toolkit through improv!

Improv approaches can improve:

  • How your team works together
  • How you engage and satisfy your clients
  • Your skills as a design thinking practitioner

Refresh your team’s design thinking toolkit through improv! Improv teaches skills necessary for successful design thinking project teams like turning failures into opportunities, storytelling, assuming a beginner’s mindset, and client and customer communications.

 

Improv methodologies and mindsets are valuable tools at every stage of the design thinking process:

  1. Empathize You will improve your active listening and other communication skills while solving team-based improv challenges.
  2. Define You will experience the design challenge first-hand and crystallize your understanding of the customer’s point of view.
  3. Ideate You will explore a wider range and greater depth of possible solutions for your designs.
  4. Prototype You will give physical form to your potential offering, whether it is a product, service, or experience.
  5. Test You will learn how to engage customers through improv activities and how to encourage honest, in-the-moment feedback to your solutions.

 

Improv teaches the skills necessary for successful design thinking project teams such as:

  • Turning failures into opportunities
  • Storytelling
  • Assuming a beginner’s mindset
  • Client and customer communications
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Thinking freely and saying yes are sometimes the hardest parts of design for my clients. Coonoor's approach to using improv for design thinking is a great way to stoke a group in to the right mindset and build into a solid flare phase. The exercises are well thought, relevant to my clients, and - crucially - fun!"

— Chris Bobbitt, Vice President & Co-Founder, Technical Assent

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