Design Thinking and Creativity for Innovation, Certificate

Design Thinking and Creativity for Innovation, Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 70 days
    Duration

About

Innovation matters to everyone, including managers in small or large organizations, start-up entrepreneurs, those in government roles, or teachers.

The Design Thinking and Creativity for Innovation Design Thinking and Creativity for Innovation Certificatem which is part of  Corporate Innovation MicroMasters Program and is also offered by EdX in partnership with University of Queensland - UQx University of Queensland - UQx, looks at how individuals and organizations use creativity and design thinking skills to identify and choose opportunities that enable innovation. Creative problem solving skills are developed and enhanced through a range of real world activities. An overview of design thinking tools is provided to help students understand design thinking as a problem solving approach. Ideas developed through these processes are then applied to a customer discovery approach to understand their value in the market place.

What you'll learn

  • The nature of human creativity and innovation,
  • How creativity helps business to solve complex problems,
  • Skills to harness creativity and improve observation skills through an understanding of creativity models and theories,
  • The process and tools of design thinking,
  • Different creativity and design processes and how it can be used to generate better ideas,
  • Customer discovery plan to support workable business innovation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 70 days
    • Intensity 8 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      10 weeks, 8-10 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Week 1: What is Creativity, Innovation and Design 
  • Week 2: Creativity Myths 
  • Week 3: Entrepreneurial mindsets 
  • Week 4: Impact and Purpose 
  • Week 5: Empathy and design in innovation 
  • Week 6: How do we learn what people want? 
  • Week 7: Digital tools for creative options 
  • Week 8: Distributed creativity 
  • Week 9: Experiments and resiliency 
  • Week 10: Moving from ideas to impact

Lecturers

  • Tim Kastelle - Associate Professor, The University of Queensland

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Prerequisites

  • English writing/reading proficiency (required)
  • General knowledge of business processes (recommended)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 70 days.
  • National Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 70 days.
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Funding

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