KPMG Institute under the pillar ‘Technical knowledge’ organizes its first Design Thinking webinar. Design thinking is a structured methodology that aims at assisting Executives to develop and deliver products, services and experiences that address latent human needs. By adopting design thinking principles, businesses can develop low-cost working prototypes for various needs and test them in real-time. 

Design thinking

Why choosing design thinking? Modern Design thinking can be applied to complex managerial problems that are difficult to decipher. Using design thinking, organizations can transform their cultures to become more innovative, which is likely to have a positive impact on their top line and bottom line.

This webinar offers a practical introduction to innovative thinking, presenting methodologies and tools that help managers adopt a design thinking mindset. 


  • Define what is the Design Thinking Mindset
  • What can be designed (Not just products, but also services, processes, business models, ecosystems)
  • Design Thinking relation to further concepts (Lean Start-up, Smart Organizations, Testing business models, etc)
  • Agile elements of Design Thinking:
    • Iterative approach
    • Design of Teams and sprints
    • Embedding Design Thinking into (SMART) organizations
  • Identification of suitable Design Thinking tools and their adaptation to project requirements 

Dates and times

Tuesday 17th and Thursday 19th of May 14:00-17:00

Join Webex meeting (13:45-14:00)

Duration: 3 hours


The training is addressed to management staff, directors of departments, team/project leaders.

To maximize webinar’s effectiveness, the training proramme will combine practical and theoretical knowledge and will be conducted as workshop with the use of virtual whiteboard and reflection on case studies. Homework will also be provided as part of the training.  

Following training’s completion, you will receive certification of attendance.

Cost: 390€*
Please note: Training provision exempt from tax, according to law in force. 

Following your registration, payment can be made by bank transfer as follows:

ALPHA Bank - IBAN GR69 0140 1380 1380 0232 0001 647
Recipient: KPMG Advisors Single Member SA
Stratigou Tombra 3, 153 42 Aghia Paraskevi
Tax Registration Number 099551843, Tax Authority Office: Athens

Finally, kindly send the receipt to under the title “Design Thinking”. Company name must be stated in the receipt to issue invoices (relevant for participations covered by companies).

Payments must be completed one day before webinar’s start date. Your participation will be verified once you send us the bank receipt.

Contact person

For any additional information, please contact training’s coordinator, Mrs Filia Kafousi, on mobile: 693 664 2654 or at the email address:


Alex Simon

General Manager,
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Alexander Simon has worked as a Management & IT consultant with international clients for more than 20 years. He has helped international clients drive their digital transformation and make their projects more sustainable. He shares his knowledge in highly interactive webinars and currently creates a platform for facilitating Design Thinking projects online.

Publications: Design Thinking Management handbook (59p ebook, plus toolbox) published on

Online Teaching: GIZ, 2009 – 2018: eTutoring, including Webinars for a global audience, covering a wide range of managerial topics

Alexander also served as General Manager of Teach-IT GmbH (2001-2004). The company provided seminars covering Management & IT.