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Thursday 11 July 2024

09:30am - 16:00pm

STEAMhouse, Belmont Works, Cardigan St, Birmingham B4 7RQ

An experiential and discursive one-day course where you’ll understand how to make innovation ‘business-as-usual’.

The 6th and final session in our Innovation Methods and Mindset short course, hosted by Service Designer and Innovation Consultant, Alex Barker

 

About the course

An experiential and discursive one-day course where you’ll understand how to make innovation ‘business-as-usual’. Learn how to get your whole business thinking in a customer and user-centred way by utilising accessible tools and methods that transform your culture into an innovation engine. You can book onto this individual short course or the whole programme of our Innovation Methods and Mindsets short courses.

 

Who’s it for?

This course is ideal for individuals and teams who want to influence how innovation happens in their business. Perfect for managers, leaders or strategists who’ve identified cultural or procedural blockers to innovation and want to overcome them.

 

What you’ll learn

 

The skills you’ll develop

You’ll be able to practically use and enable adoption of innovation tools and methods.
You’ll know how to embed innovation practice into business-as-usual workflows and create
a mandate for change by using user-centred principles to ensure buy-in across your business.

 

Meet your Trainer: Alex Barker

Alex is a Service Designer and User Experience Consultant who believes in the fundamental importance of user-centred transformation and instils its principles in everything he does. Alex works with businesses and organisations to help enable innovation activity and engender a culture that makes innovation ‘business as usual’.

 

Alex Barker, Consultant

Alex has spent over 20 years designing user-centred experiences and growing highly talented design and strategy teams. This has shaped him into an experienced practitioner, leader, speaker, coach and mentor. Alex has led programmes of work that assess and improve the capability and culture of organisations to use user-centred outputs in effecting meaningful and measurable change.

 

About STEAMhouse Short Courses

Collaboration is at the heart of all our learning experiences at STEAMhouse, so practical and collaborative learning will be central to your experience.

We provide all the tools, facilitation, kit and equipment so you can focus on what matters most.

Based in the heart of the UK, and at the edge of Birmingham’s creative and knowledge quarters, STEAMhouse makes it easy to connect with the latest ideas, skills and innovation expertise.