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Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese (European)

Learner Career Outcomes

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Shareable Certificate

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 22 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese (European)

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Week #1: Introduction to Design

6 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 96 min)
9 videos
1.2 Design Process7m
1.3 Iteration8m
1.4 Find the Gap9m
1.5 Five Whys11m
1.6 Needs Introduction6m
1.7 Types of Needs10m
1.8 Gathering Needs19m
1.9 Interpreting Needs10m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Week #2: Customer Needs and Drawing Solutions

5 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 28 min)
3 videos
Drawing for Product Design 25m
Drawing for Product Design 312m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Week #3: Design Concepts

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 76 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
3.2 Exploration with Individuals5m
3.3 Getting Physical3m
3.4 Decomposition10m
3.5 Decomposing by Sequence of User Actions9m
3.6 Decomposing by Function21m
3.7 Competitive Artifacts6m
3.8 Scoop 10 Concepts4m
1 reading
Sketch Guidelines10m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Week #4: Concept Selection and Prototyping

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 75 min)
10 videos
4.2 The Concept Selection Matrix12m
4.3 The Concept Scoring Matrix4m
4.3b Concept Testing12m
4.4 Introduction to Prototyping6m
4.5 Prototype Framework6m
4.6 What are Prototypes Used For?9m
4.7 Building Stuff5m
4.8 Scoop Example - Making Prototypes7m
4.9 Scoop Example - Testing Prototypes7m

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