The Innovation Mindsets Assessment will help you determine your current level of design thinking competency and help you super-boost your innovative potential by assessing how often you and your team demonstrate a set of clear, observable behaviors.
Widely published author and educator Jeanne Liedtka, along with her co-authors Karen Hold and Jessica Eldridge, have worked with 1000s of non-professional designers - engineers, managers, executives, scientists - to understand what it really takes for people without innovation in their job title to make the greatest impact with design. Here’s what they learned…
You don’t need to have a degree in design, or ‘Innovation’ in your job title to make change happen with design. The Innovation Mindsets Assessment helps us all, regardless of role or function, to pinpoint and develop the specific behaviors and mindsets that can take our personal practice of design to the next level.
Our research shows us that the fastest way to achieve the transformational promise of design thinking, is through shifting our mindsets to become more…
Empathetic & Self-Aware
Inquiring & Perceptive
Open-Minded & User Focused
Collaborative & Inclusive
Creative & Compelling
Rigorous & Adaptive
Innovation Mindsets is available as a Self Assessment. Additional consulting support is available to help teams translate results into action.
The Self Assessment helps your students identify key development areas to focus on during learning, as well as measure progress on personal development post learning.
As faculty, the assessments will highlight where to focus your teaching efforts by giving you a view of your students individual and collective strengths and weaknesses.
Receive a unique link to access the assessment
(44 questions, 15 minutes, no experience needed)
Individuals get a personalised report and development plan
Team leader receives collective results and support to decide what’s next
Read more about the transformational impact of mindset shifts on design thinking in Jeanne Liedtka and co-authors Karen Hold and Jessica Eldridge’s new book Experiencing Design: The Innovator’s Journey