Innovation Boot Camp: Tools of Design-Thinking
For nonprofit professionals who are leading strategic and creative initiatives, the “Innovation Boot Camp” is an all-day workshop that walks participants through a comprehensive design-thinking process. This will be a hands-on, rigorous, fast moving experience, especially designed for the nonprofit sector.
- Experiment with a design-thinking process to find solutions to complex problems.
- Play with creative tools that help you transition from brainstorming into collaborative ideation.
- Determine when to focus on quality of ideas and when to focus on quantity of ideas.
- Frame opportunities to yield usable solutions.
- Learn how to nurture a creative mindset in day-to-day work activities.
- Identify roadblocks to innovation.
Attendees will leave with an extensive toolkit to adapt and share with their colleagues.
Keywords: Design-Thinking, Human-Centered Design, Agile, Creative Process, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Innovation
About the Trainer
At TSNE MissionWorks, Lilo Altali leads a design-thinking lab to better understand how to serve low-resourced nonprofits. As a Syrian immigrant, Lilo’s lived experiences interacting with the nonprofits in his community have inspired his career. Previously, he served on the Leadership Team of Mill City Grows, a Lowell based community organization. He has also held roles as an Innovation Strategist at Commonwealth and on the Learning and Certification team at the Ethics and Compliance Initiative. Lilo teaches Change and Innovation Management at Nichols College and is a Project Management Lecturer at Northeastern University.