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Learner Career Outcomes

60%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study; approximately 3 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introducing design

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 15 min), 2 readings
3 videos
What is design innovation?3m
Design innovation in practice - Hear from the industry experts9m
2 readings
Module 1 readings1h 30m
Introduction chapter of the book "Design Think Make Break Repeat: A Handbook of Methods"30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Design thinking

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 22 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
What is human-centred design?6m
Translating insights into innovative opportunities4m
Human-centred design in the real world8m
1 reading
Module 2 readings1h 30m
2 practice exercises
Module 2 practice quiz10m
Module 2 quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Design making

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 23 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Design making: concepts and prototyping5m
Creating prototypes5m
Idea generation and prototyping in design projects10m
1 reading
Module 3 readings1h 30m
2 practice exercises
Module 3 practice quiz10m
Module 3 quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Design breaking

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
4 videos
How to evaluate concepts5m
Identifying and using design principles11m
Experimentation and testing in the industry10m
1 reading
Module 4 reading list40m
2 practice exercises
Module 4 practice quiz16m
Module 4 quiz30m

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