The University of Sydney
Innovation Through Design: Think, Make, Break, Repeat
The University of Sydney

Innovation Through Design: Think, Make, Break, Repeat

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Martin Tomitsch
Cara Wrigley

Instructors: Martin Tomitsch

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15 hours to complete
3 weeks at 5 hours a week
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There are 5 modules in this course

This module introduces the concept of human-centred design and explores its role for innovation. We give a short introduction to design innovation and review the process that design innovation projects typically follow. The module also features interviews with industry experts about their views on what design innovation is and how it is applied in industry.

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3 videos2 readings2 discussion prompts

This module provides you with an understanding of the first step in any design innovation project, which we refer to as design thinking. We discuss its role in the human-centred design process and how it relates to innovation. The module will also examine some of the tools used to collect data about users and customers. Industry experts explain the role of this step and the methods they use through concrete case studies.

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4 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module, we look at the design making part of the process. In design making, user or customer data is turned into concepts, prototypes and minimum viable products, which can be used to gain initial feedback about ideas. Industry experts discuss the importance of ideation and prototyping in the design industry.

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4 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

This module looks at the value of evaluating designs, referred to as the design breaking part of a design innovation process. We explain some methods for evaluating design solutions, introduce fundamental design principles and see how designers are applying these methods in industry design innovation projects.

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4 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

This module focuses on the very important step in the design process of repeating, or iteration, and its role in design innovation. We also provide a summary of all the topics covered in the course and take you through the design process with a design research project. Industry experts share their insights and tips about working in the design industry.

What's included

5 videos3 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

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4.7 (825 ratings)
Martin Tomitsch
The University of Sydney
3 Courses153,586 learners
Cara Wrigley
The University of Sydney
2 Courses151,876 learners

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