Design Thinking: Innovate in Style

Learn how to think like a designer and innovate by getting behind true needs and values and creating better experiences
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  • Lectures 11
  • Video 40 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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Published 11/2013 English

Course Description

You'll be learning the design thinking innovation process.

Fulled by needs and values, you'll understand how to take a deeper look at what your audience are really after and generate ideas and solutions that are ultimately going to be more fulfilling.

Instead of taking things for granted or repeating solutions that have been seen or done before, a design thinking mindset empowers you to question- "how can this be made better?" and "how can I deliver a better experience?"

Once you can do that, you can start to achieve innovative breakthroughs that people are going to really get behind.

Set aside 20 mins or so and learn to be a great designer.

What are the requirements?

  • a desire to invent, innovate and improve experiences in the world around you

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn how to design better solutions by addressing the needs of your audience
  • Find inventive alternatives and drive innovation

What is the target audience?

  • business people
  • marketeers
  • sales people
  • entrepreneurs
  • business developers
  • You!

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Mastering Design Thinking
04:48

Learn why design thinking is a powerful way of generating effective solutions that meet real needs and drive new innovations.

This lecture is part of the comprehensive 'Skool of Creativity' course, which has everything you need to become a more effective thinker and come up with great ideas and innovations. You can access this full course with a special 60% discount by following this link:

https://www.udemy.com/skool-of-creativity/?couponCode=DESIGNER

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Here's a run-down of the design thinking process and the steps you can take to harness this method for your own innovations.

01:37

To be a designer, you need to adopt the right mental attitude. These are the key things to consider.

Section 2: The Designer's Thinking Tools
Define the True Challenge
04:16
03:21

Sometimes we need to escape our own mindset in order to invent new solutions. Here's how to jump into a different mindset and find a new frame of reference.

04:59

A designer is able to look beyond what's in front of them and find alternative ways of achieving the desired outcome. This is all about harnessing the power of concepts.

Section 3: Design Thinking Summary
1 page

A concise summary of the steps involved in the design thinking process.

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You should now be able to think like a designer and find more opportunities to innovate. You can also download the supplementary trigger cards to give yourself a snappy reminder when in need of inspiration. These trigger cards are part of a full set of 30, which are available with the full Skool of Creativity course.

Section 4: Further Examples and Resources
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Good design stays with you. Here are some of my faves. Notice how I've chosen not just products, but also services and processes. I will keep adding to this list as more inspiration comes along. If you come across any inspiring design thinking, message me through Udemy or at simon@creativeencounters.co.uk and I'll look to also include.

Other Useful Resources
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Challenges, Contests and Communities
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Instructor Biography

Simon Jack, Creativity trainer, communicator and consultant

I enable people to unlock more of their creative potential, think more effectively and generate better ideas.

I also design communications that provoke thought and change behaviour.

I've always had an ability to see things in different ways and a passion to help others break free from restrictive thinking.

I now run a creative agency but was formally a big-business consultant specialising in strategy, growth, innovation and change. It's this mix of inventive thinking and real world experience that enables me to achieve success when working with others.

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