Design Thinking Toolkit

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Be accountable for assessing and coordinating Change Management needs across different project work streams of a program in partnership with the Program Management, program champion, and sponsor while maintaining a holistic and integrated strategy for change across the program.

More Uses of the Design Thinking Toolkit:

  • Be accountable for creating artifacts to communicate concepts and information as simply and effectively as possible while achieving the highest possible aesthetic.

  • Coordinate: partner with other designers, engineers and product leaders using the design system to provide knowledge, feedback and support.

  • Be accountable for influencing decision makers and challenging your organization to create strategies for disruption, breakthroughs, transformation and innovation.

  • Supervise: problem solver who can be effective in situations with limited information, building a solution from first principles and communicating it to stakeholders.

  • Warrant that your business creates artifacts to communicate concepts and information as simply and effectively as possible while achieving the highest possible aesthetic.

  • Direct: work closely with partner teams (product design, engineering, Product Management, analytics) to understand goals.

  • Lead: monitor and drive a Project Team to utilize the best and laTest Methods and tools in order to be competitive in the industry.

  • Supervise: act as Agile, lean UX mentor leading the implementation of Agile, Lean Startup and Design Thinking principles for your organization.

  • Develop product vision, strategy, market/user research, by keeping the customer at the center of everything you do while using Design Thinking Tools.

  • Lean, Six Sigma, Design Thinking to deliver business Process Design and Cost Savings in the context of product and team funding and reporting.

  • Organize: direct data and AI as an advise, influencer and consulting, leading Design Thinking, Strategic Roadmap, architectural vision and Thought Leadership.

  • Become capable of leading Design Thinking and Design sprint sessions to ensure that customer centered with clear vision is implemented through Design Thinking Best Practices.

  • Ensure you overhaul; lead the definition and development of new product offerings that deliver new value and achieve your clients Business Objectives.

  • Guide: partner with the Product Management integration team to develop Key Performance Indicators to monitor ongoing business performance.

  • Be accountable for using Design Thinking methods, as journey mapping, personas, and task analysis, to unify teams around a problem, generate empathy, and derive effective solutions.

  • Supervise: practical use of Design Thinking, innovation or experimentation strategies designed to improve utilization and outcome of analytics products.

  • Be accountable for planning, organizing, and developing coordinated Stakeholder Management, Change Management and communications in support of adopting new ways of working and achieving differentiated business outcomes.

  • Be accountable for creating organizational structures, capabilities, and operating models to help the client organization drive its own innovation.

  • Be accountable for working in partnership with Key Stakeholders to drive the execution of creative projects by leading the Content team.

  • Be accountable for working closely with facilitators and content developers to overcome learning obstacles, problem solve, and ensure learning objectives are being met.

  • Serve as the lead strategic, Ux Designer and champion of customer centric, experimental, holistic Design Thinking.

  • Support delivery of analyzing insights and drive alignment with sales, marketing and Product Teams to help build market awareness, increase Lead Generation effectiveness, and simplify selling.

  • Follow industry best practices in Service Design, Design Thinking, and UX philosophies, methodologies, frameworks, and tools.

  • Ensure you are dedicated to the success of your team and regularly spend time with your team to understand what is working and what needs to change.

  • Develop: proactively build and maintain close relationships with the key industry advisors, analysts and other market influencers via multiple channels.

  • Confirm your group contributes to building alignment among stakeholders regarding scope, problems to be solved, the approach, and deliverables.

  • Arrange that your organization complies; partners with divisions across your organization to analyze the Business Case and governance structure for impact and sustainability goals.

  • Be the voice of the learner, ensuring that needs are at the forefront of your content efforts and help your team iterate and improve on your content offerings.

  • Be accountable for designing and facilitating engagements for Decision Making to drive towards alignment and effective end outcomes.

  • Manage work with Learning And Development teams to develop hybrid and high growth business trainings that can be leveraged by the networks.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Design Thinking Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Design Thinking related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Design Thinking specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Design Thinking Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Design Thinking improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What relevant entities could be measured?

  2. Do you think Design Thinking accomplishes the goals you expect it to accomplish?

  3. How can you incorporate support to ensure safe and effective use of Design Thinking into the services that you provide?

  4. When a disaster occurs, who gets priority?

  5. What happens if you do not have enough funding?

  6. How can the value of Design Thinking be defined?

  7. Have you achieved Design Thinking improvements?

  8. Where do ideas that reach policy makers and planners as proposals for Design Thinking strengthening and reform actually originate?

  9. Risk events: what are the things that could go wrong?

  10. How do you determine the key elements that affect Design Thinking workforce satisfaction, how are these elements determined for different workforce groups and segments?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Design Thinking book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Design Thinking self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Design Thinking Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Design Thinking areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Design Thinking Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Design Thinking projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Design Thinking Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Design Thinking project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Design Thinking project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Design Thinking Project Team have enough people to execute the Design Thinking project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Design Thinking project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Design Thinking Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Design Thinking Project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Design Thinking project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Design Thinking project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Design Thinking project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Design Thinking project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Design Thinking project with this in-depth Design Thinking Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Design Thinking projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Design Thinking and put Process Design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Design Thinking investments work better.

This Design Thinking All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.