Embark on a dynamic 3-day programme introducing Design Thinking principles in the context of planet-centric design. Throughout the course, real-life case studies will bring the material and methodologies to life.

Participants will explore Design Thinking phases and tools, engaging in hands-on exercises with customised challenges to foster empathy and generate innovative ideas. By the end of the course, each team will have developed and tested an initial concept for a new product or service.

Starts on

6 - 8 November 2024


3 days


In-person session at SIM campus

Funding available

SkillsFuture funded: Subsidised up to 90%


Certification of Achievement from Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)

Last day to enrol

23 October 2024

Key takeaways

Gain a deep understanding of user experience design principles and their application.

Engage with real-life business and design challenges to enhance user experiences.

Learn hands-on methods for designing products and services with a user-centric approach.

Bring ideas to life through prototype development and testing.

Who should attend?

This programme is ideal for:

  • Companies aiming to leverage design as a strategic innovation tool.
  • Product designers and managers seeking to enhance their skills.
  • Leaders and decision-makers interested in integrating design into business strategy.
  • Product owners or business owners with a strong grasp of their organisation’s product offerings and business models.

Companies join in teams of 3-5 or will be teamed up into teams across different companies.

Programme fee

Full Fees (before GST): $1,950.00

GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $52.65

GST payable for others: $175.50

Applicants / EligibilityFees payable (after GST)
Singapore citizens aged 40 and above

(Individual or company-sponsored1)

Up to 90% SkillsFuture funding

Singapore citizens aged below 40

(Individual or company-sponsored)

Up to 70% SkillsFuture funding

Singapore permanent residents and LTVP+ holders

(Individual or company-sponsored)

Up to 70% SkillsFuture funding

SME-sponsored2 Singapore citizens, permanent residents and LTVP+ holders

Up to 90% SkillsFuture funding


(Individual or company-sponsored)

Full fee payable



  • *As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on 9% of the nett fee payable after baseline funding subsidy of 70%.
  • GST payable subjected to revision.
  • Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
  • 1 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
  • 2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here.


Programme built by practitioners for practitioners

This course is designed and created jointly by industry experts and experienced practitioners.

It is industry-approved by thought leaders in ESG and corporate governance to equip professionals with the right skills to take advantage of career opportunities in the green sector, particularly related to real estate businesses.

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