Explore a human-centered design method for tackling innovation challenges and creating customer-driven solutions.

You will learn about and engage in hands-on design thinking activities useful to drive different types of innovation and entrepreneurship — whether social, commercial, technical, or creative in nature.



  • Flexible, transferable, collaborative methods and tools for approaching problems in creative ways.
  • Create mind-maps, engage in rapid prototyping, practice pitching, and take away templates to use at work
  • Practice generating many ideas quickly, to prototype the best of them, and to consider how to iterate and refine the solution based on user feedback


What is Design Thinking?


Course Outline


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Come prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.

All that is required is a strong desire to succeed and a willingness to learn and apply yourself.

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Feb 22, 2021 to Mar 19, 2021
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What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week. Plan to attend a weekly live webinar on Zoom (dates TBA). The live webinars will last 30-45 minutes and will be recorded for on-demand viewing.

You can expect approximately six hours of work per week for discussions, readings, assignments, exams/quizzes and other course requirements.

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course where a complete or incomplete will be issued. Evaluation will be based on completion of course activities.


No textbook required. All materials and handouts are provided.