Design Thinking and Creativity for Innovation, Certificate | Part time online | edX - online learning platform | Australia
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Design Thinking and Creativity for Innovation Certificate in collaboration with University of Queensland - UQx. Learn the fundamentals of how design thinking and creativity can be used to enable innovation.

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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 Certificatem which is part of  Corporate Innovation MicroMasters Program and is also offered by EdX in partnership with 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.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • What is creativity, innovation and design 

  • Creativity Myths 

  • Creative people, creative organizations

  • Impact and purpose 

  • Design thinking for innovation

  • How do we learn what people want? 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 70 days
    • 8 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


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

Tuition Fee

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  • Unlimited access to self-paced, in-demand courses and professional certificates
  • Starting at $349 per learner/year.


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