Use Design Thinking to unlock innovation
Built for strategic business leaders (not just designers!), Design Thinking for Innovation: Elevate will help you improve processes, simplify complex problems and foster innovation to add business value.
Design Thinking is a mindset, process and collection of hands-on tools for creative problem solving, which can help to:
Explore our Design Thinking course
Design Thinking for Innovation, online, 12 weeks, part-time (Elevate)
Solve business problems with out-of-the-box thinking and become an agent of change.
- Weekly online classes with your mentor
- Hands-on skills through 3 projects
- Design Thinking toolkit to use on-the-job
- Industry-recognised certificate
- Apply Design Thinking principles to your role during the course
- Practical strategies to drive a culture of innovation
This course is not eligible for student visa applications.
What you'll learn
MODULES 1 -3
- Learn how to think like a Designer
- Research a complex problem for your first Design Challenge
- Synthesise & make sense of data
MODULES 4 -7
- Deep dive into creative brainstorming
- Understand testing methodologies
- Learn how to build a Design Thinking team and run effective workshops
- Storytelling using engaging narratives
MODULES 8 -10
- Solve a larger scale design problem
- Explore how to introduce and integrate Design Thinking within companies
- Discover how Design Thinking can influence business outcomes
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Frequently asked questions
“Companies that integrate design thinking into their corporate strategy outperform their peers by as much as a whopping 228% annually” – Design Value Index).
It is increasingly being used by strategic leaders (not exclusively designers) across the board to improve processes, simplify complex problems and foster a culture of innovation to drive business value.
Yes, at the end of your course you’ll receive a certificate as well as trusted, industry-recognised credential which can you share with your network.
We partner with Credly to deliver digital credentials which covers a graphical representation of your skills, combined with knowledge and activities it took to earn them.
If you’re looking for practical Design Thinking training with mentor support and classmate collaboration, this course is for you. Our Design Thinking for Innovation: Elevate course has no prerequisites and is ideal for a variety of professionals, including:
- Those looking to upskill and elevate their career prospects with in-demand Design Thinking skills
- Strategic professionals such as marketing managers, product managers, growth leaders, innovation experts, etc. who are seeking creative solutions to business problems
- C-suite executives, founders and entrepreneurs who want to use innovation to grow their business
- Creative leaders like art directors, senior design leads, experience designers, etc. who manage or work with designers
We’re committed to helping people get affordable access to education and future-proof their career. Whether you want to level up or start a new career, we offer a range of flexible payment plans so you can achieve your goals today, and pay at your own pace. Chat with our advisors to see what options suit you.