Namahn Design Thinking Camp 2020


Learn the principles of design thinking during our online camp.

The design thinking process, introduced by IDEO and developed at Stanford University, has become a crucial part of a future-proof organisation that creates innovative products and services that their users love.

At Namahn, we believe that learning happens while doing. This is the reason why we organise an immersive camp for anybody who wishes to get started with this design doing approach.

€ 1.400 (excl. VAT)
20% early-bird discount for the first 10 sign-ups
Team discount starting from 6 people
7-week online course with 1 three-hour session per week
+ social events and guest speakers
Online platforms
Zoom, Miro and Slack
Professionals with an interest in design thinking. No previous experience with design methods is required.
Possibility to enroll as a team (min 6)

What to expect

  • A virtual immersive and hands-on online introduction to design thinking, taught by Namahn designers 
  • Live teaching and theory in our virtual design studio once a week to explore and practice design thinking tools  
  • Self-paced activities to follow between online sessions 
  • A social pre-camp event to get to know other attendees 
  • Three guest speaker events on inspiring and relevant design thinking topics 
  • Specially designed posters, templates and exercises for use during camp, and after! 
  • Namahn Design Thinking Camp 2020 completion certificate 
  • The opportunity to work with a small group of like-minded people from different industries and sectors 
  • Dedicated slack channel for #namahndesignthinkingcamp 

Design Thinking Camp is for you if

  • You are interested in design thinking, human-centred design or user experience and want to know how to apply it in your day-to-day
  • You want to or currently work on improving digital products or services within your organisation and would like to understand how design thinking can help you
  • You often work in a team context and want to inject some creativity into your way of working

No prior design knowledge is needed in order to participate, but you are welcome to join if you have. We ensure that all maturity levels have an interesting learning experience, no matter your design skill level.


  • Pre-event activities: 
    • Introductory material to read on design thinking basics 
    • Introduction to online tools (Zoom, Miro) that will be used during camp 
    • Meet-and-greet event with all camp attendees and Namahn coaches 
  • 7-week online camp: 
    • A three-hour session once per week with Namahn coaches with live theory and activities 
    • Two hours per week of self-paced activities to follow between online sessions 
    • Three guest speaker events (1 hour each) with a final farewell social event 
  • Post-event activities 
    • Namahn Design Thinking Camp certificate and all other materials shared during the course for you to keep 
    • Follow-up survey to share your experience and opinions 
    • The invitation to use a 10% discount on any future Namahn training course (online or in person) 


All times listed are CET (Brussels) 

  • Meet-and-greet Thursday 27 August 16:00 – 17:00 
  • Session 1 Friday 28 August 14:00 – 17:00 
  • Session 2 Friday 4 Sept 14:00 – 17:00 
  • 1st guest speaker Thursday 10 Sept 16:00 – 17:00 
  • Session 3 Friday 11 Sept 14:00 – 17:00 
  • Session 4 Friday 18 Sept 14:00 – 17:00 
  • 2nd guest speaker Thursday 24 Sept 16:00 – 17:00 
  • Session 5 Friday 25 Sept 14:00 – 17:00 
  • Session 6 Friday 2 Oct 14:00 – 17:00 
  • Final guest speaker and farewell event Thursday 8 Oct 16:00 – 18:00 
  • Session 7 Friday 9 Oct 14:00 – 17:00 
  • + 2 hrs per week of self-paced activities  


Pedro da Silva Vaz
Els Gillisjans
Inge Hellemans
Isabelle Bamber

Meet your coaches

Our coaches will be your guides during the online design camp. They are not just design thinking experts, but also have individual specialities and passions to share, from data visualisation and user research to business design. Come join us this fall!


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All tickets are subject to availability: places are limited to a maximum of 20 participants.

Non-Belgian EC members: please note an additional 21% VAT is charged on your participation fee (rule of VAT exemption does not apply on fees for attending trainings in Belgium). Namahn’s account information can be found under administrative info.

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