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?



Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance

This course is eligible for Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) micro-credential funding. Find out if you are eligible.



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.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Jan 10, 2022 to Feb 04, 2022
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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. 

Real-time Learning

There will be four live Zoom sessions in this course. 

January 11 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET
January 18 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET
January 25 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET
February 1 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course where a pass or fail will be issued. Evaluation will be based on participation, and completion of course activities. Attendance in Zoom sessions is not mandatory, but is highly recommended.


No textbook required. All materials and handouts are provided.