Catalyst is an in-depth training, coaching, and mentoring program on Human-Centered Design skills.

Through the Catalyst program you will learn how to effectively define problems and design, test, evaluate, and implement innovative solutions. These skills are essential for organizations interested in creating a culture of innovation and developing leaders for change.

Main Catalyst Curriculum & Workshop Assignments

The selection of materials we will work through for the entire Catalyst program.

Supporting Resources

All of the design thinking and innovation method cards, tools, templates, webinars, and stories that CCI has published since 2013

Catalyst Phases
Catalyst Project Case Studies

Phase 1: Understand + Frame Your Challenge 

How Do I Do Research in a Human-Centered Way?

Phase 2: Generate + Test Ideas 

How Do I Make Sense of all the Artifacts, Conversations and Photos I Collect?

Phase 3: Sustain Momentum 

How Do I Generate and Test Creative Ideas?
  How Do I Build Will and Share Compelling Stories about My Work?
  Catalyst Six Principles