Description

  • The “SAP Certified Associate – Design Thinking” certification exam verifies that the candidate possesses fundamental knowledge in the area of SAP Design Thinking methodology, processes and workshop organization/facilitation. This certificate validates the knowledge gained through the related Design Thinking training.

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

Design Thinking Methodology and Principles > 12%

Describe fundamental Design Thinking principles, overall methodology approach, the history of Design Thinking, and IT relevant areas of application.

  • THINK1

Scoping (Understand) > 12%

Understand the purpose of scoping within the Design Thinking methodology; describe best practices methods for scoping and understand how they work.

  • THINK1

Research (Observe) > 12%

Understand the purpose of research within the Design Thinking methodology; describe best practices methods for research and understand how they work.

  • THINK1

Synthesis (Define Point-of-View) > 12%

Understand the purpose of synthesis within the Design Thinking methodology, describe best practices methods for synthesis, and understand how they work.

  • THINK1

Team Coaching and Facilitation > 12%

Describe and use key Design Thinking workshop facilitation rules, describe how to deal with difficult team situations. Outline the key preparation activities for Design Thinking workshops, describe best practices for debriefing workshop results and drive results towards implementation.

  • THINK1

Ideation 8% – 12%

Understand the purpose of ideation within the Design Thinking methodology, describe best practices methods for ideation, and understand how they work.

  • THINK1

Prototyping 8% – 12%

Understand the purpose of prototyping within the Design Thinking methodology, describe best practices methods for prototyping and understand how they work.

  • THINK1

Validation (Testing) and Implementation < 8%

Explain the purpose of validation within the Design Thinking methodology, describe best practices methods for validation, and understand how they work. Explain the relationship of Design Thinking to other IT methodologies and describe best practices for integrating Design Thinking activities and workshops into software development/implementation projects.

  • THINK1

General Information

Exam Preparation

Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as “Topic Areas” and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.

Please be aware that the professional- level certification also requires several years of practical on-the-job experience and addresses real-life scenarios.

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