Design Thinking & Agile Methods
Get recognition in innovative leadership to tackle digital transformation and generate innovative solutions to your customers problems.
100% in English
8 ECTS credits
Get recognition in innovative leadership to tackle digital transformation and generate innovative solutions to your customers problems. Master Design Thinking techniques and Agile Methods that enable you to constantly innovate and create disruptive strategies.
To have impact and tackle digital transformation in today’s interconnected world you need to master the methods and tools that help you constantly innovate in your industry.
ESSEC professors have designed this executive certificate to help you explore and deeply understand design thinking process and agile methods and to apply them to your business.
- 100% online lectures
- Teamwork (top-level peer learning)
- Individual academic coach
Follow-up & evaluation
- Evaluation & feedback
- Video projects
- Activity files & materials
English: minimum TOEIC SCORE 785 or B2 on the Common European Framework of reference
Candidates must have some notions of digital technologies.
Dr. Julien Malaurent is Professor of Information Systems at ESSEC since 2013. Julien’s research projects are based on qualitative approaches (case study and action research), and address issues related to the work practices of users embedded in multi-cultural context, digital ubiquity, digital transformation at both the organizational and societal levels. In terms of methodology and epistemology, Julien’s research projects stress the importance of reflexivity toward the use of theoretical framework and interpretation empirical datasets.
Thomas Kude is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at ESSEC Business School. In his research, he is interested in the development and application of information systems at various levels of analysis. His recent research has primarily focused on digital innovation produced by collectives of organizations and individuals. For example, he has studied the governance and evolution of digital platforms and ecosystems in different domains, including enterprise software and mobile apps. He has also studied collaboration in teams, in particular software development teams. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in various IS journals including MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Information Systems Journal.
Associate professor in the Management Department of ESSEC Business School, Sen Chai studies the entire developmental course of creative innovations from idea conception to commercialization, with the goal of helping managers and policymakers avoid failures, better support innovation and increase their organization’s chances of creating and financing commercially successful ideas.
Understand and drive a design thinking approach
- • Define what is the design thinking method and its 5-stage process
- • Drive the empathize stage of design thinking method
- • Drive the define stage of design thinking method
- • Drive the ideate stage of design thinking method
- • Drive the prototype stage of design thinking method.
Understand and drive an agile approach
- • Explain and integrate the mechanisms that underlie the agile approach
- • Describe and apply agile methods and practices
- • Lead the agile transformation of an organisation
- • Scrum continued, Kanban/lean startup.
Perfect for those who want to boost or change their career with a diploma from a pioneering management school.
March 14th 2022
May 9th 2022
Oct 3rd 2022
100% in English
€4,500 excl. tax
Feb 28th 2022
April 25th 2022
Sept 19th 2022
8 ECTS credits