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Dec 5th 2016

Despite everyone's good intentions, hard work and solid ideas, too many projects end up creating unneeded, unusable, and unsellable products. But it doesn't have to be this way. Agile and design thinking offer a different--and effective--approach to product development, one that results in valuable solutions to meaningful problems. In this course, you’ll learn how to determine what's valuable to a user early in the process--to frontload value--by focusing your team on testable narratives about the user and creating a strong shared perspective.

Average: 6.2 (5 votes)
Dec 5th 2016

This course will help you understand how 3D printing is being applied across a number of domains, including design, manufacturing, and retailing. It will also demonstrate the special capabilities of 3D printing such as customization, self-assembly, and the ability to print complex objects. In addition to business applications, this course will also examine how individuals, including those in developing countries, are using this technology to create solutions to the problems they face.

Average: 5.8 (4 votes)
Nov 21st 2016

This course will provide an overview of the process and tools used for design thinking, and examine their application in organizational situations.

Average: 9.3 (4 votes)
Nov 14th 2016

Everyone loves a hero. Now, it’s your turn. Become a Design Thinking Hero while exploring how this process can be used to create innovative instructional design solutions. Through a series of challenges posed to you, this course will enable you to use your diverse talents and tools to approach problems and to create solutions that generate learner-centered solutions.

Average: 5 (2 votes)
Oct 25th 2016

Learn to design meaningful products and services in this challenging design course. Do you want to learn how to design? Using the Delft Design Approach, you will learn how to use a number of key design methods to create meaningful products and services. This course is an introduction to the Delft Design Approach offering a set of signature methods from Delft to teach you how to get from understanding the user in context to defining a meaningful design challenge and – in the end – deliver a great design!

Average: 6.3 (16 votes)
Oct 17th 2016

Learn contemporary design approaches that you can use to work through problems in the world around you. Design can offer new and interesting ways to think about and work through complex issues and situations. That’s why large organisations are now calling on designers to help understand customer relations, and why many designers are now working in communities to find ways to solve local problems.

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Jan 12th 2016

Learn how best to tackle complex problems in the workplace using known analytical problem solving techniques, design thinking, and effective research.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Apr 15th 2015

Now with exam and graded certificate! Design Thinking - a multi-stage innovation process that focuses on human needs. Understand theoretical foundations and practical techniques, whether your are a manager, entrepreneur, designer or student.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Oct 16th 2014

UC's Innovation & Design Thinking MOOC is back by popular demand. Did you miss out on some of the Innovation & Design Thinking content last year? Do you have a friend or colleague that would enjoy this free course? You and your friends are in luck - registration is now open for the 2014 UC MOOC.

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Sep 15th 2014

Sustainability is a practice operating across a variety of scales and skills. We will explore the ways that decision makers use systems analysis and design thinking to confront the career-defining challenges facing the next generation of leaders. Networks of practice from across North America and around the globe will provide case material and guest lectures.

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