Northwestern University
Leadership Through Design Innovation
Northwestern University

Leadership Through Design Innovation

This course is part of Organizational Leadership Specialization

Taught in English

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Elizabeth Gerber
Pam Daniels
Ed Colgate

Instructors: Elizabeth Gerber

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There are 4 modules in this course

You will learn that the first step in the design process is finding opportunities. Human-centered designers do so by immersing themselves in a particular user context to identify areas of focus for design innovation.

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10 videos4 readings1 peer review

How do we take the opportunities that we've uncovered and turn them into new possibilities? In this module we'll explore ideation, sketching, and storyboarding as tools to generate and communicate ideas.

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3 videos1 reading1 peer review

It is easy to think of prototypes as “drafts” of the final design, but in this module we’ll teach you to think of prototypes a bit differently: as tools for learning. We will discuss approaches for maximizing the amount that you learn from prototypes, and iterating your way rapidly toward outstanding results.

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6 videos1 peer review

How do you bring design innovation to your organization and sustain it over time? In this module we will learn theory and practical techniques to help you lead an organization that routinely produces innovative products, services, and systems.

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6 videos3 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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Elizabeth Gerber
Northwestern University
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