Elevating design through training

Why should Learning & Development professionals care about Design Thinking?

In their book, Innovation by Design, Lockwood, and Paske describe how organizations that adopt Design Thinking foster more meaningful innovation and custom experiences. And, as L&D professionals, that’s what we’re all about.

When it comes down to it, Design Thinking isn’t that far off from what we are already doing as instructional designers. With a few tweaks to our processes and templates, we can dig beyond the surface to engage and empathize, and create more meaningful solutions. The key is empathy. Empathy is where Design Thinking begins.

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