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Design Thinking Fundamentals, Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 days
    Duration
University rank #531 (QS) Online
The Design Thinking Fundamentals program offered by Parsons School of Design - The New School will equip you to better understand problems, unlock hidden needs, and design groundbreaking innovations to address those needs.

About

Design thinking is a practice pioneered by top design firms like IDEO and used by some of the world’s most innovative companies.

The Design Thinking Fundamentals program offered by Parsons School of Design - The New School covers every element of the design thinking approach, from empathy research to ideation to prototyping to getting user feedback and iterating from your designs. 

You will be able to apply your design thinking skills to your own professional field or discipline, as well as everyday life. This is course number one of five for those interested in pursuing the Design Leadership for Business Certificate, but all students wishing to learn about design thinking are encouraged to enroll.

Benefits

  • Understand how design thinking can apply to a wide range of activities
  • Apply design thinking to your work or personal life
  • Sharpen observation skills
  • Bring and demonstrate design thinking skills to your workplace

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 36 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

What you will learn

  • Design thinking concepts and strategies explained simply
  • How design thinking can be applied to any activity, personal or work
  • Interview and observation techniques to achieve insights into behavior that guide design thinking
  • Prototyping using simple materials, tools and skills

Lecturers

Huang, Lee-Sean

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    550 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 550 USD per module and a duration of 36 days.
  • National Applies to you

    550 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 550 USD per module and a duration of 36 days.
  • In-State Applies to you

    550 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 550 USD per module and a duration of 36 days.
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