Design Thinking for Innovation Free Online Course by the University of Virginia

  • Online, Online

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 34061
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Design Thinking for Innovation Free Online Course provided by the University of Virginia and going to teach by top-ranked faculty. Moreover, the course provides an overview of design thinking and work with a model containing four critical questions and many tools to assist the participants in understanding design thinking as a problem-solving approach. Besides, the course seeks several stories from various organizations that used design thinking to uncover compelling solutions. In this case, interested people can join now.


Location: Online

Program developer: University of Virginia

Course organizer: Coursera

Type of course: Free online course with a certificate of completion

Level of study: Beginner

Course instructor: Jeanne M. Liedtka

Duration: 6 hours

Instruction language: English with the subtitle of Arabic, Vietnamese, Korean, Spanish

What will the participants learn:

  • Design thinking and its usages.
  • Program preparation and taking action when access to opportunity.
  • Usages of design thinking to generate innovative ideas.
  • How to find ideas you generate and recognize which one is similar to produce specific, desired outcomes.

Gained skills:

  • Thinking strategically
  • Design thinking
  • Innovation management
  • Design management
  • Innovation

Course syllabus:

  • What is design thinking, including six videos and two readings?
  • Innovation mind preparation with six videos.
  • Idea generation about four videos.
  • Experimentation, including five videos.
  • Final assignment, including one reading.

How to apply?

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