Apply Design Thinking for Product Innovation

Apply Design Thinking for Product Innovation


Upcoming Course Date


Training Duration

24 Hrs

Full Fee


Funding Support

Up to 90%

Training Mode

Classroom Based, Hands-on


Entry Level, Aspiring Professional

Apply Design Thinking for Product Innovation


Participants get the opportunity to tour SIMTech’s Model Factory and/or Innovation Factory for this course. 

A*STAR Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) and PALO IT have jointly developed a unique and immersive “Apply Design Thinking for Product Innovation” course that covers in-depth the essential design thinking elements of discovery, synthesis, ideation, prototyping and validation. Participants will learn and apply design thinking principles in the form of hands-on prototyping activities within SIMTech’s experimental labs. This 24-hour course serves as an intermediate level entry into the design thinking space. 

Participants can expect dynamic, engaging and insightful sessions full of real-world case studies led by certified Design Thinking coaches and UI/UX (User Interface/User Experience) designers. Participants will learn how to generate an innovative, consumer-oriented strategy that minimises the risk of bringing a new product to market by developing deep insights and rapid prototyping skills through a 5-step methodology of: EMPATHISE, DEFINE, IDEATE, PROTOTYPE, TEST 

Participants will learn to use software to model the product concepts and use a 3D printer to create prototypes. They will also learn about product engineering requirement and Design for Manufacturing & Assembly (DFMA).





International Participants

Singapore Citizens,nSingapore PermanentnResidents and LTVP+ Holders

Employer-sponsored and self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above (MCES)

SME-sponsored local employees (i.e Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders) (ETSS)






Singaporeans aged 25 years old and above are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit which can be used to offset course fees  (for self-sponsored registrations only).

For corporate training or individual participants, please let us know your preferred date(s) in the Register Interest form below.

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