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

  • The Need of Empathy & Human Sensitivity in Indian Academics

    27th April 2019

    School of Design Thinking shall be introducing the concept of Design Thinking to the faculty fraternity of the esteemed VIT Chennai campus' School of Advanced Sciences. This address is an important part of the 2-Day event titled : TECSAS 2019. TECHSAS is an Industry-Institute initiative of VIT Chennai. From School of Design Thinking, Mr.Ramakrishnan shall be speaking on the importance of Empathy & Human Sensitivity using Design Thinking in the context of today's academics.

  • Design Thinking for Senior Leadership Team

    12th April - 13th April 2019

    Anchors from School of Design Thinking conducted a two day design thinking workshop for Senior Leadership Team of Waaree Energies Ltd at Mumbai. This workshop equipped the participants to learn a framework that helped them build the ecosystem.

  • Design Thinking for Scaling Entrepreneurship

    12th April - 13th April 2019

    Dr.Ashok Korwar, Co-founder School of Design Thinking addressed on the deep dive session about Scaling organized by TIECON PUNE this 2019 April.

  • Design Thinking for MBA

    8th April - 9th April 2019

    School of Design Thinking conducted a two day design thinking workshop for 19 MBA Students from Bharathidhasan Institue of Management. During this workshop the Design tools helped the students explore the Design Thinking principles and solve social and business related problems.

  • Design Awareness for SSN Students

    30th March 2019

    Anchors from School of Design Thinking shall be conducting a 1-Day Awareness workshop for the 1st Year Students of the SSN School of Management. Through this workshop, students shall get a first hand of Design Thinking as a concept,Design Tools, Design Process & how it differs from Traditional Thinking. The workshop shall be conducted @ SSN campus.

  • Design Thinking for SRM Academia Fraternity

    14th March - 16th March 2019

    Senior Faculty from the esteemed SRM Institute of Science & Technology visited 8012 FinTech Design Center to participate on 'Design the Thinking' workshop : its India's only Design Thinking workshop tailored for the Academics. Participants were exposed to various Design concepts,with hands-on various Design Tools, participated in case studies & leveraged Design Thinking to redefine and solve a live problem that they were grappling. The faculties will take these concepts back to the institute to bring radical change & nurture Design Culture @ SRM.

  • Design Thinking Intervention for Sony

    16th March 2019

    Faculty from School of Design Thinking anchored a Design Thinking Intervention session for the employees of Sony India Software Center at venue - The Leela Palace, Chennai. This intervention session was about instrumental aspect of their annual strategic meet. The participants were exposed to key design tools which leveraged to enhance their participation & broaden their ideas critical to meet the expectations of their strategic meet.

    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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