Design Thinking Course for Innovation

Design Thinking courses in Sydney. Develop creative ways to solve specific issues.

Learn Design Thinking with Design Thinking courses in Sydney – short courses created for you by the University of Newcastle.

In this design thinking course for innovation you will learn how to prototype, test, create and innovate. Design thinking is a method of focusing innovation on what people need and want and what people like or dislike. The aim of design thinking is to create customer value and market opportunity. It can be embraced by any discipline as it ensures that the final product or service delivered meets consumer demand.

This design thinking course for innovation explores the rationale and principles underpinning design thinking. The role of customer collaboration and need for prototyping in design thinking will be examined.

Learning Outcomes

In this design thinking course for innovation participants will learn to:

  1. Employ a people-centred approach to develop ideas/innovation and solutions for greater customer focus.
  2. Develop ideas and final products/services that are people-centred, collaborative, optimistic, and experimental to fulfil both imagination and practical necessity.
  3. Utilise methodology that inspires, ideates and implements to achieve an outcome that would otherwise prove evasive or unavailable. This ensures the outcome maximises business and customer value.

Intended Audience

In this design thinking course for innovation is suitable for entrepreneurs, those managing small businesses or business start-ups or managers and team leaders in large organisations. This design thinking course for innovation has been designed for anyone who isn’t formally trained as a designer but is seeking to up-skill and enhance innovation within their workplace.

Delivery Style

This design thinking course for innovation will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of a trainer lead lecture, group and individual activities. This training approach allows participants to work through concepts introduced by the trainer in an application-focused teaching environment. Participants will challenge their understanding of the concepts and consider their application once back in their individual workplace.

Course Prerequisites

This design thinking course for innovation has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public.

Course Features

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