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Design Leadership for Business, Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #531 (QS) Online
Propel your company—and career—into the future. The Design Leadership for Business program offered by Parsons School of Design - The New School immerses students in design thinking methodologies, enabling them to address business challenges across industries.

About

Students emerge equipped to lead innovation and implement creative strategies that inspire a new perspective in a range of business roles or opportunities.

What You'll Learn 

  • Interview and observation techniques to achieve insights into behavior that guide design thinking.
  • Prototyping using simple materials, tools, and skills.
  • A broad understanding of key trends and forces shaping the economic and social context in the 21st century.
  • Insight into how decisions are made that incorporate trends, forces, and broader contexts into business practice.
  • Ways of designing innovative business models to turn sustainability challenges into competitive advantages.

Careers

  • Senior Design Strategist
  • Design Research Strategist
  • Design Thinking Specialist
  • Innovation Analyst or Specialist
  • UX Designer
  • Director of Strategy
  • Store Operations Strategist
  • Manager/Corporate Strategy
  • Workforce Planning Analyst

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design Thinking Fundamentals
  • Economic and Social Context of Design
  • Design Leadership and Management
  • Design and Innovation for Sustainable Business
  • Futures and Foresight

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Who Should Enroll:

  • Professionals who want to understand the power of using a design-led approach to innovate business solutions across industries.
  • Intra- and entrepreneurs looking to transform business practices with creative solutions.
  • Professionals who want to learn how to integrate risk-taking and innovation practices into their leadership and management roles.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    2750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

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