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About the Course

Today innovation is everyone's business. Whether you are a manager in a global corporation, an entrepreneur starting up, in a government role, or a teacher in an elementary school, everyone is expected to get lean – to do better with less. And that is why we all need design thinking. At every level in every kind of organization, design thinking provides the tools you need to become an innovative thinker and uncover creative opportunities that are there – you're just not seeing them yet. In this course, developed at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and taught by top-ranked faculty, we provide an overview of design thinking and work with a model containing four key questions and several tools to help you understand design thinking as a problem solving approach. We also look at several stories from different organizations that used design thinking to uncover compelling solutions....

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Sep 22, 2019

I really liked the peer reviews at the end. It was a great way to view other examples of how different projects, industries, and teams have used design thinking. The course was easy to follow as well.


Aug 15, 2020

Excellent program to learn lots of tools towards Design Thinking !! Thanks a lot! Very interactive and the last activity of completing the assignment was very thought provoking !! thanks to all pears!

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By roman m

May 13, 2020

Great program. I enjoyed the learning experience!

By Abhijit S G

Mar 26, 2019

Concepts explained in very simple practical ways.

By Ashish B

Aug 6, 2017

Great course - wish there were more assignments !

By Swarnim G

Jul 2, 2017

Good content, well paced, and clearly articulated

By Fernando A

Jun 1, 2017

A very good course. Fast and direct to the point.

By Arup B

Oct 6, 2016

Great content, very relevant to business problems

By Vayssac P

Sep 13, 2016

Excellent! Many thanks for this course. Philippe.

By Mayara M T

Nov 19, 2015

Great course with clear ideias and good examples.

By Philip W

Dec 31, 2021

Great course on design thinking. Very engaging.

By Bryan L

Jun 17, 2021

very good introductory course on desing thinking

By Jeffery H

Nov 23, 2020

This is a great introduction to Design Thinking.

By Arman A

Jun 30, 2020

This is best learning site . Thank you coursera

By Ankit S

Jun 23, 2020

Good for design the idea thinking and innovation

By Duong T T T

Jan 24, 2019

I had learnt new way to solve the same problems.

By Bethuel K P

Feb 23, 2018

The ultimate guide for Innovating and designing.

By Noura J A

Apr 10, 2022

I am excited to enroll in more training courses

By Dhananjay P S

Nov 8, 2021

very well explained and well presented teaching

By 121910306008 B L V P K R

Oct 19, 2020

Literally helps us to gain lot of information .

By Ashutosh P

Oct 18, 2020

The course was very fascinating and remarkable.

By Thomas B

Jun 27, 2020

Interesting to learn how to use design thinking

By Rajesh S

Jun 2, 2020

Overall, excellent course. Very focused course.

By Feray K

Mar 12, 2020

It was a very instructive and efficient course.

By Evangelos K

Feb 12, 2019

Broadens the horizons of approaching solutions!

By Shannon C K

Jul 11, 2017

Excellent use of examples throughout the course

By Roberto I R G

Jan 24, 2017

Excelente curso para principantes e intermedios