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Beginner Level

Approx. 26 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese (European)

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 26 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portuguese (European)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
6 hours to complete

Week #1: Introduction to Design

9 videos (Total 96 min), 2 quizzes
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
5 hours to complete

Week #2: Customer Needs and Drawing Solutions

3 videos (Total 28 min), 2 quizzes
3 videos
Drawing for Product Design 25m
Drawing for Product Design 312m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Week #3: Design Concepts

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
5 hours to complete

Week #4: Concept Selection and Prototyping

10 videos (Total 75 min), 2 quizzes
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
4.8
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Top reviews from Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society

By NSMar 3rd 2019

The absolute perfect course for anyone looking to make a career in or change careers to Design. Great modules and assignments. Every bit of this course is extremely useful. Thank you.

By AJSep 14th 2017

excellent for learning the steps to follow to design anything like product or to find solution in the form of product or service i.e. artifact to any problem

Instructor

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Karl T. Ulrich

Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The Wharton School

About University of Pennsylvania

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