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    Application Deadline
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Why learn Design Thinking for Innovation from RMIT University

Design thinking is core to many of the most successful businesses, and combines critical thinking and creativity to solve problems. Design thinking for innovation short course teaches you how to apply the best creative and analytical tools to develop real solutions for real needs, including personas, empathy mapping, prototyping and iteration models.  Change your mindset to focus on solutions and boost creativity in your workplace. 

How does it work

Throughout the course, you’ll work to on your own problem statement and complete your own design thinking project that you can take with you and present back to your organisation, start-up or peers.

Skills learned

Human centred design, Empathy mapping and personas, working with customer insights, Prototyping, Iteration, User Experience, Product roadmap, MVP.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Human Centred Design
  • Get to know your customer
  • Frame the challenge
  • Ideate and prototype
  • Iterate and pitch your solultion
  • Review and what's next

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements


Tuition Fee

  • International

    990 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 990 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    990 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 990 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
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