Introduction to Design Thinking, Certificate

Introduction to Design Thinking, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 35 days
    Duration
EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Introduction to Design Thinking Certificate in collaboration with MicrosoftX. Design Thinking is a creative process that combines thoughtful user research with rapid iteration. Learn why it becomes an industry standard all over the world.

About

Want to take your design skills to the next level? Join a team of industry experts on this practical and informative journey from concept to conclusion.

This Introduction to Design Thinking Introduction to Design Thinking Certificate, which is part of  Introduction to Professional Software Development Professional Certificate from EdX in partnership with MicrosoftX MicrosoftX, will introduce you to the Design Thinking process and illustrate best practices for each step along the way. You’ll find this is an incredibly powerful tool for any field: from Engineering to Entrepreneurship and beyond.

You will utilize everything you learn in this course to create your very own project. In doing so, you will learn many practical and applicable skills such as user research and rapid prototyping, which will set you apart in your field.

What you'll learn
  • How to conduct in-depth interviews & other surveys in order to understand the user
  • Ways to synthesize ideas into a cohesive and practical product
  • Use of simple prototyping tools to quickly iterate designs
  • How to design User Interfaces that are tailored to be easy & efficient

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 35 days
    • Intensity 3 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      5 weeks, 3 to 4 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Module 1 - Discovery
  • Module 2 - Synthesis
  • Module 3 - Prototype
  • Module 4 - Iterate

Lecturers

  • Adrian Leven - Content Developer, Microsoft Corporation

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Prerequisites

Basic programming & web development skills recommended, but not required.

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 35 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 35 days.
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Funding

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