Prepare to Design the Future
March 19–20, 2017: Training
March 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Francisco, CA

In-Person Training
Design sprints

Evan Ryan (Fresh Tilled Soil)
Sunday, March 19 & Monday, March 20, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Georgian
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Early Price Ends February 2

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Participants should plan to attend both days of this 2-day training course. Platinum and Training passes do not include access to tutorials on Monday.

Evan Ryan guides you through a mini design sprint, giving you firsthand experience of what it’s like to apply this process to a business challenge. Along the way, you’ll hear stories of how other organizations have implemented design sprints and engage in discussions of tips and pitfalls for executing design sprints in your organization.

What you'll learn, and how you can apply it

  • Understand how to deploy the design thinking process within your organization to innovate quickly and effectively
  • Learn the five phases of a design sprint, how to facilitate your team through a design sprint, and when to use a design sprint

Prerequisites:

  • Basic knowledge of the design thinking process

A design sprint is a process for rapidly answering critical business questions through designing, prototyping, and testing ideas with customers. Evan Ryan guides you through a mini design sprint, giving you firsthand experience of what it’s like to apply this process to a business challenge. Along the way, you’ll hear stories of how other organizations have implemented design sprints and engage in discussions of tips and pitfalls for executing design sprints in your organization.

Outline
Day 1

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Design sprint overview
  • How to prepare for a design sprint
  • Uses of design sprints
  • Understand phase
  • Assumption storming
  • Persona papping
  • Journey mapping
  • Defining the problem
  • Diverge phase
  • Job stories
  • Six-ups
  • Storyboards
  • Converge phase
  • Assumptions table
  • Sketching
  • Ritual dissent
  • Daily retrospective

Day 2

  • Recap of Day 1
  • Prototype phase
  • Test interview structure
  • Prototype creation: Start
  • Prototype creation: Finish
  • Test phase
  • User tests 1 and 2
  • Sprint debrief and retrospective
  • What happens after a design sprint
  • Integration into teams and organizations
  • Workshop retrospective
  • Wrap-up

About your instructor

Photo of Evan Ryan

Evan Ryan is Chief Product Officer at Fresh Tilled Soil, where he focuses on understanding ecosystems and extracting user insights to guide strategy and drive innovation and works with a variety of organizations from startups to nonprofits to Fortune 500 companies to solve mission­-critical problems and effect change. Evan is a seasoned entrepreneur and product specialist with over a decade of experience bringing products from concept to market. Evan has built two of his own companies and helped launch numerous others and shares his knowledge through speaking engagements and custom workshops and as an adjunct professor at IE Business School’s Business Impact Lab in Madrid, Spain.

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Conference registration

Get the Platinum pass or the Training pass to add this course to your package. Early Price Ends February 2.

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