Design Thinking Workshop, Montreal

Cet atelier est bilingue : français et anglais. Voir la version française.


Design thinking is a collaborative approach to problem solving that has the following advantages:

  • it is centered on the human being;
  • it is open to possibilities;
  • it emphasizes diversity of options;
  • it is iterative.

Who is this for?

This training is intended for managers, consulting contractors (hosts, facilitators), team coordinators, graphic designers, architects, leaders, etc. In short, to all those who are involved in projects and who are interested in increasing their collaborative capacity and fostering innovation.

What you will learn

Come alone or as a team with a project and we will help you advance your project by teaching you the approach, methodology and tools of design thinking.

You will learn how to work better with your ecosystem (project, network, team) and to foster innovation through:

  • a better understanding of what design thinking is and of its basic elements;
  • experimenting with the possibilities offered by design thinking;
  • mastering a methodology adapted to the project, which you will have to facilitate with the methodology of design thinking.

Learning objectives

  • Knowing the basics of design thinking
  • Practicing facilitation techniques and powerful questions
  • Experiencing deep listening and its benefits
  • Analysis tools: understanding and analyzing a problem from a 360 degrees perspective
  • Creative thinking: exploring tools for generating ideas
  • Prototyping: applying creativity to create and iterate
  • Understanding the importance of the test phase to ensure sustainability: identifying challenges and deficiencies


By working on your project and that of others, you will be able to experiment together with design thinking tools.

Your hosts

Stéphanie Bossé, CRHA, associate at Percolab

Certified HR professional (CRHA), expert in organizational development and change management, Stéphanie chose to integrate creativity into her practice, focusing on people because they are the ones who create value in organizations and systems. She uses a strengths-based approach to mobilize stakeholders through return to meaning, autonomy and commitment. Practitioner of appreciative inquiry and black belt in lean, Stéphanie developed the approach known as the “Appreciative Kata”. She brings a vast experience in executive coaching to her work in cultural and organizational innovation. She mixes individual and team coaching into culture change and co-creation processes.


Paul Messer, associate at Percolab

Trained as an industrial designer, Paul applies Design Thinking to everyday life. Paul is our very own ninja on organizational culture and service design innovation. As a graphic facilitator and expert in visual thinking, Paul creates on the spot visual maps to support group innovation and co-design. Creator of Visual Thinking Lab workshops and coaching to support visual thinking in working in complexity and business strategy.




Venue and date

This event will take place on May 25 & 26, 2020, from 9 am to 4:30 pm, online on Zoom.

Costs and duration

This training will last 2 days.

Costs are the following:

  • BUSINESS: $950 + taxes
  • SELF-EMPLOYED / NGO: $750 + taxes

A third day could be added, in remote supervision mode (2 hours of coaching at the rate of $350 + taxes).



May 25 2020 - May 26 2020


9 h 00 min - 16 h 30 min



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Percolab à Montréal
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