Unlock Design Thinking: Win The Expertise Of This Discipline

Your Fast Track On Making Design Thinking To Work For You
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Learn how to think like a designer and design new experiences for your customers
Learn how to guide a group of people to generate effective ideas and solutions
Create and validate an innovation for and with your clients, customers or users.
Use some of the most effective tools and techniques to design your concepts.
Develop confidence with the design thinking process and ability to apply design thinking methods to a real-world problem

Requirements

  • Have as a goal innovating how you work and what you create.
  • Have a strong determination to become a leading practitioner in the field
  • Human- and customer-centricity
  • A positive growth mindset

Description

Are you interested to unleash your and your team’s power to increase your capabilities and generate successful solutions in your environment? Do you want to do it in an innovative and practical way?

If the answer is YES, then Design Thinking approach is for you.

It can be applied to products, systems, customer/user experiences etc. The purpose of design, ultimately, is to improve the quality of life for people.

Human-centered innovation begins with developing an understanding of unmet or not articulated needs.

In this age of complexity and uncertainty with many unknowns, “ design thinking” has become the most distinctive way to achieve innovation and overcome the challenges at start-ups, large enterprises and non-profit organizations.


We need a new toolbox to solve nowadays’ issues that can be fitted to everyday changes around us, this is what Design Thinking gives us.

In this course, you will be learning a powerful complex problem solving framework known as Design Thinking and a new approach to Business Innovation based on insights and understanding of human needs.


Please notice: this is a short course and doesn't pretend to be a complete guide to design thinking! It aims instead to inspire you to become an explorer, to overcome the fear of jumping into the unknown, and finally to start that project that scares you - but that matters.


French Novelist and critic Marcel Proust said: “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes”. See the world with these new eyes and use this increased awareness in the creation of innovative business solutions.

Design thinking is a designer’s approach that can also be applied by non-designers to meet needs and solve people’s business, social and everyday problems.


Use Design thinking if the below are top priorities for you:

1. Creating products, technologies, services and spaces that people love.

2. Overcoming complex business, technological and social problems with new ideas, processes and business models.


Design thinking teams apply design methods such as personas, empathy mapping, and prototyping. Like designers, they use diagrams and sketches instead of classical specification documents and spreadsheets.

Through this experience I hope you will take away some of the principles of Design Thinking and start to adapt them into your personal and professional routines.


Who this course is for:

  • This program is ideal for products owners from any industry who are looking for new approaches to finding solutions.
  • Anyone who leads projects as an entrepreneur or within an organization.
  • People who want to acquire in a short time a vital knowledge as is Design Thinking.
  • Designers using Design Thinking methods and tools daily but are looking for a fresh look on things.
  • Instructional designers, facilitators, trainers.
  • Managers who want to strengthen their ability to enhance innovation in their organisation.

Course content

4 sections19 lectures55m total length
  • Introduction
    04:12
  • Design Thinking: Process Steps
    04:29
  • Design Thinking: Insights and Approaches
    02:48
  • Exploring Design Thinking
    04:05
  • Contextual_Inquiry
    02:48
  • Ethnographic Research
    02:33
  • Fly-on-the-Wall Observation
    02:05
  • Walk A Mile Immersion
    02:11

Instructor

Personal Branding Coach
Nicole Vasilescu
  • 4.0 Instructor Rating
  • 501 Reviews
  • 18,877 Students
  • 5 Courses

Udemy Course Creator | Personal Brand Coach | Increase Performance Learner | Experienced in Learning and Development

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14 years of proven expertise in start-ups, project management, training, sales as well as operational support activities like training and people development programs in various industries: BPO, Automotive, IT.

My key drivers for building professional and long duration relationships are the excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with business acumen, analytical and creative thinking, strong will and determination. These are as well the skills that I teach and which are the core of my professional interests.

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Enroll in one of my courses today to accelerate your learning online! ◄

  • 1. I teach students how to stay competitive and become an adaptable leader
  • 2. I share from my experience in motivating people to increase engagement, inspiration, performance and productivity
  • 3. I have created solutions and programs that focus on five practice areas – personal brand, persuasion & negotiation skills, soft skills, leadership and productivity


My personal mission is to educate and empower others to use their skills and their talents, their own experience and their emotional intelligence in an authentic way.

My greatest passion is to bring direction, creativity, and enthusiasm to professionals looking to engage their true self-expression in the world.


I also focus on making people aware about what they are known for and how other experience them.

I am your skilled partner and I am here to help you transition from who you are to who you want to become and have an active role in this direction.