This course provides an introduction to the foundational activities related to design thinking: a flexible, yet systematic process to define and solve problems. A common misconception is that design thinking requires artistry, but it is not centered on artistic principles. Design thinking is a strategy and mindset that can be applied to any industry to solve problems.
This course is part of a MicroMasters® Program
As part of the Design Thinking MicroMasters Program and offered by EdX in partnership with Rochester Institute of Technology - RITx, the Design Thinking Fundamentals Certificate will explore methods used to evaluate problems, develop ideas, and create innovative solutions with the user in mind.
Focusing on the importance of user understanding and the development of desirable, feasible, and viable ideas, this course will provide an overview of the design thinking process from end to end.
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What you'll learn
- Describe the systematic process to define and solve problems
- Formulate ideas for problem solving
- Discuss solutions that integrate product configuration, functionality and user experience
- Identify the design thinking processes and methods
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- 42 days
- 8 hrs/week
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DisciplinesIndustrial Design Design User Experience Design View 25 other Short Courses in Industrial Design in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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- Level: Intermediate
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