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College of Extended Learning

Design Thinking

In today's competitive marketplace, companies must come up with innovative solutions to everyday challenges. The design thinking approach can be an effective tool for organizations looking for practical and creative ways to solve problems.

This course will examine the benefits of design thinking and present strategies for generating innovative products and ideas that can set an organization apart from its competitors. It highlights real-world examples of design thinking applications across several different industries. It also considers accessible design and looks at methods for testing ideas.

Included with this course is a one (1) year complimentary subscription to Fast Company (a $19.99 value). Your subscription will start with the current issue. Fast Company publishes eight issues a year.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Define design thinking
  • Examine the benefits of design thinking
  • Explore creative problem-solving strategies
  • Explore strategies for encouraging innovative thinking
  • Consider the benefits of accessible design
  • Identify techniques for generating ideas
  • Explore ways to jump-start innovation
  • Identify methods for testing ideas
  • Examine the elements of product design
  • Identify ways to encourage creative thought in the workplace
  • Explore the elements of good web design
  • Consider the pros and cons of A/B testing

CEUs: 0.3 (contact hours - 3)
Price:
$79 (USD)

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