Nurturing the Culture of Design Thinking

School of Design Thinking is committed to creating awareness about Design Thinking as a Human Centered Approach to society at large, enabling ordinary people to do extraordinary things.

School of Design Thinking strives to bring the culture of design thinking in all aspects of life through focusing on preparing the design mind. A design mindset helps solve complex challenges as well as create meaningful and immersive experiences.

This Design Thinking culture is driven by addressing critical elements such as design mind, design frameworks and design spaces which allows organizations and institutions to develop future focused solutions.


Understanding every stakeholder and all the participants to identify your right problem


Generating a world of possibilities for you using Design Thinking


Not only coming up but Co-Creating your solution with everyone involved using carefully crafted Design Tools.

  • Entrepreneurs :
    Achieve an exponential 10X growth for your enterprise using Design Principles.

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  • Educators :
    Enhance the student-faculty relationship using carefully crafted Design Tools.

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  • StartUps :
    Use Design Thinking's Human Centricity to kickstart your StartUp.

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  • I started a new life after the Design Thinking Program.It was the first workshop that I've attended where I wasn't waiting for it to end.

    Haribaabu.V ― Faculty, SRM University.

  • Going through the experience in the Design Center and the interaction around Design Thinking, I feel lots of positivity in me

    R. Ravikumar ― Deputy Collector, Tamil Nadu eGovernance Agency

  • This session has triggered up some thoughts in me in terms of how do you define societal problems and how do you start looking at design elements and put together a solution. And, with technology you can crowd source ideas and pool in people.

    Jayachandran K ― Ernst & Young

  • The thought process (of design) that is adopted is unique and refreshing. I think this should be more popularised

    Sri Kaatyayani ― MoP Vaishnav College , MBA

  • Design The Thinking program helped me understand my inner self, my strengths & weaknesses, What I've learnt will help improve me as a teacher and my approach to guiding students.

    Dr.M.B.Mukeshkrishnan ― Faculty, SRM University.

  • The problem-solving tools of Design Mind were very useful as it will help me to manage my team & others in a better manner

    Anand Sankaranarayanan ― Project Manager, Intellect Design Arena

  • The biggest takeaway from the sessions was the way we started to think,look and approach a problem. These sessions have changed our attitude towards solving the problems.

    Chetan Asrani ― Comp Science Dept, SRM University

  • Design Thinking for HRMS

    12th, 13th July 2019

    School of Design Thinking shall be anchoring a 2-Day immersive workshop on Design Thinking tailor made for the cross-functional batch of participants of Adrenalin. The workshop not only aims to make the participants aware of Design Thinking but inspire them to apply these concepts into Human Resources domain. Adrenalin is a leading expert in Digital HRMS.

  • Design Driven Entrepreneurship : Shaping the Youth

    12th July 2019

    About 80 young inspiring entrepreneurs from the Jain International Trade Organization (JITO) Maharashtra Chapter shall be convening @ 8012 FinTech Design Center, Chennai to take inspiration from Design Thinking into their entrepreneurial journey. The workshop shall be anchored by Mr.Arun Jain : Founder of School of Design Thinking and Chairman , MD of Intellect Design Arena Ltd.

  • Design Thinking for Student Entrepreneurs

    13th,25th July 2019

    The penultimate session and the finale of i-Innovate would involve applying Design Thinking Tools to sharpen the ideas & most importantly prepare their StartUp Pitch. Participants would be pitching their ideas to the Whose Who of the Academic and Corporate in the last session along with Angel Investors.

  • Design Thinking embedded into the Management Education : IFMR

    18th - 20th July 2019

    The inaugural session of the 3 Credit Course : Design Thinking shall be commencing @ the 8012 FinTech Design Center for about 180 students of the prestigious Institute for Financial Management and Research. This course has been imbibed into their curriculum as a core subject for the 1st Year PGDM students.

  • Design Thinking for Product Development

    6th July 2019

    Dr.Anbu Rathinavel anchored a 1-Day Workshop on Design Thinking with a peculiar focus on its application in Product Development. The workshop was facilitated by the Kerala StartUp Mission @ the prestigious IIM Kozhikode campus & attended by students who had budding ideas and wannabe entrepreneurs. This workshop intended to help them sharpen their ideas and work towards scalable products.

  • Design Thinking for Student Entrepreneurs

    6th July 2019

    The 4th Session of i-Innovate saw an insightful immersion for the participants in knowing and getting aware about Intellectual Property Rights. Dr.Kanthababu , Director @ Center for Intellectual Property Rights , Anna University anchored the session & emphasized on various kinds of IPRs.

    Past Events
  • Youth Innovation Summit 2019 | Arun Jain | Jeppiaar Engineering College

  • How can design thinking Enhance Employability | Arun Jain | ICTACT Bridge

  • ET Now Exclusive with Arun Jain: Design Thinking and Hands-on Digital Transformation

  • Unmukt: Preparing the Design Mind

  • Design Creating a Steller Role In Thinking Process

    Prof . M. K. SURAPPA, Vice Chancellor Anna University
  • Human Centered Approach on Design Thinking

    University of California, Berkeley
  • UnMukt: Contextual Mind Approaching a Problem

    Dr. B. Kaarthik, CEO I2D Incubating IoT Dreams
  • Design Thinking in Delivery Excellence

    Vinoth K, Intellect Design Arena Ltd

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