Design Thinking for Sustainability: Learn how design thinking can foster sustainability

Blended learning

À qui s'adresse la formation?

Service and product innovators, project managers, marketing team members, UX designers, team leaders, innovation
Coming from: corporates, start-ups, NGOs, public sector...
Eager to learn, experience, share, test!

Niveau atteint



9,00 heure(s)

3 sessions of 3 hours

Langues(s) de prestation


Prochaine session


Current environmental and societal challenges make it clear: business and societal values must come together. Large and small enterprises align their offerings with Sustainable Development Goals, other entrepreneurs build from scratch enterprises with social impact.

We are optimistic that in these complex moments we need to boost design as a driver for innovation that generates impact. This is a call to action and human-centred – we prefer to say society-centred – design is the main ingredient in it! Designers have the power to use their empathy and creativity to turn ideas into tangible products and services, and thus have a particular responsibility designing for a better world.

This 9-hours hands-on training will help you to understand how to use DT to redesign business model, improve services and how small changes in the organisations foster sustainability. The training will be introduced by experienced service designers and facilitators working in the field.

This training will familiarise you with the basic tools of designing for sustainability: Systems mapping, circular economy, and an understanding of impacts. All aimed at defining and integrating sustainability in your work and you taking ownership of "sustainability".


Navigation in VUCA world: what is next?
Inspirational examples of companies with demonstrated social impact/social business models
Mapping your project/company potential for impact (environmental, economical, social)
Choosing sustainable challenge adequate for your project/company
Co-creation session using cross-industrial inspiration to find smart solutions
Developing prototypes and validation with the team

Points abordés

During this 9-hours on-line course you will learn:

fundamentals of DT
how to use DT in designing sustainable services and products
how to use systems and design thinking concepts to stimulate positive change throughout your organization
how a commitment to sustainability can contribute to your organisation’s financial well-being while helping to solve some of the world’s biggest problems

Certificat, diplôme


Mode d'organisation

Terms and conditions:

Max number of people is 8
A minimum of 4 people to run the course.
We will notify and refund you if this event is cancelled.

Informations supplémentaires

Remember that …

Art Square Lab is accredited by the Ministry of Economy as a Professional Training organisation.

Maybe your employer will accept this training as part of your professional path?

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