Design Thinking - Prototyping and User Testing, Certificate | Part time online | edX - online learning platform | United States
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Design Thinking - Prototyping and User Testing Certificate in collaboration with Rochester Institute of Technology - RITx. Learn the importance of prototyping and user testing solutions before going to market and how to assess and evaluate solutions post-launch.

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Creating prototypes puts a proposed solution into action. In the Design Thinking - Prototyping and User Testing Certificate, which is offered by EdX in partnerships with Rochester Institute of Technology - RITx, you will learn the value of prototypes and user testing as critical components of the design thinking process. 

You will examine case studies to understand the iterative process of prototyping and discover how new products and ideas can emerge as a result.

This course is part of a MicroMasters® Program

As part of the Design Thinking MicroMasters Program, you will study how to analyze and implement the results of user testing to ensure your solution can fully benefit from this inclusive and innovative process. Best practices for evaluating solutions will also be covered, including surveys, user evaluations, focus groups and interviews.

Programme Structure

What you'll learn

  • Discuss different levels, options and tools for prototyping

  • Select an appropriate prototyping technique

  • Discuss methods of user testing and evaluation

  • Interpret user feedback in relation to product/process development

  • Evaluate an effective solution

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  • Part-time
    • 42 days

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  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

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

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General requirements


  • Successful completion of Design Thinking Fundamentals, Design Thinking - Empathizing to Understand the Problem and Design Thinking - Ideation, Iteration and Communication

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