COVID-19 STATEMENT: While this virus is impacting everyone differently, this online programme is continuing as planned.
Please consider joining our global online classroom for an enriching and interactive experience to further your career.


6 Oct - 6 Dec 2023



8 Weeks

5-7 hours per week




Why enrol for the Innovation: A Design Thinking Approach Programme?

Innovation: A Design Thinking Approach is an immersive, live virtual learning experience which will contribute to a mindset change, inspire you to innovate in all functions and give you the practical tools to develop your ideas into a viable business proposition. The main objective of the programme is to understand how to become entrepreneurial within your own organisation and to inspire your teams and colleagues to innovate together.

Through this immersive and interactive programme you will:

- Hone your entrepreneurial spirit

- Have the opportunity to practice innovation

- Learn how to develop viable business ideas

- Inspire and enthuse others within your organisation

- Gain innovation project input from world-class experts

- Benefit from the immediate transfer of skills

- Learn to improve cross-department collaboration

- Engage with peers from around the world


Who is this Programme for?

Managers from anywhere in the world, in any industry, who aspire to innovate within their organisation and enable teams to innovate. Technical backgrounds are expected but not essential.


About Imperial Virtual Programmes

At Imperial College London, our world-leading experts have combined scientific rigour with practical experience and the latest research to develop immersive virtual programmes – delivered in real time – in several areas of commerce, leadership and innovation so you can define the very future of business. Let us meet you where you are – and take you where you want to be.

- Learn in real time through live interactive sessions from Imperial faculty and industry leaders

- Intensive approach that fits into your busy schedule

- Up to two live sessions per week, 90 minutes with Q&A

- Engaging, cutting-edge learning platform with mobile access

- Limited seats available; secure your seat early

- All live sessions are recorded so you can view them again at any time during the programme


Imperial Executive Education Associate Alumni Benefits

Complete more than eight programme days or equivalent hours (56) for online and virtual programmes to claim 'Associate Alumni' status and join our active alumni community. Some of the benefits of becoming an Associate Alumni include:

- 25% discount on future Imperial College Executive Education open programmes for up to three colleagues from your organisation per year

- Access to the Imperial College Business School Alumni LinkedIn group

- Invitations to Executive Education and Business School events and webinars

- Invitations to worldwide alumni events

- Receive the monthly IB Knowledge newsletter

What You Will Learn




Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded a verified Digital Certificate by Imperial College Business School Executive Education.

Note: As a live executive education programme, participant attendance and contribution is key to the learning experience and value of the programme. As such, participants are required to attend 80% of the live sessions to receive their Certificate.

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Early applications encouraged.