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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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Jan 29, 2023

I learned a new approach by this course. I strongly recommend it to any business person who wants to find innovative solutions for his challenges in daily business life as well as long term solutions.


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.

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Nov 2, 2020

es un muy buen curso es un modelo que no estaba muy familiarizado con el.

By Antonio M

Sep 5, 2020

Excelente curso para entender el funcionamiento de este marco de trabajo.

By Heemanshu R

Sep 4, 2019

Its a must have cource for every future business professional. Thumbs Up.


Dec 12, 2017

Very interesting and instructive, I learned a lot about design thinking !

By Pranava P D

Oct 26, 2017

this is excellent. helps to learn about new approaches to business ideas.

By Chen-Yu C

Sep 7, 2017

It is great to get this information. Thank you very much for your help!!!

By Ritu B

Apr 6, 2017

Design Thinking is all about creativity & innovation. Very useful course.

By Max

Mar 31, 2017

Great overview and intro to DT, including discussions with the community.

By Kausik M

Mar 22, 2021

Very nice content and evaluation technique. Would love more such courses

By Marcellini L

Apr 28, 2020

A interesting course and I recommended for those seeking for innovation.

By Mahe V

Dec 24, 2019

Awesome speech and great framework to implement in a real-time problems.

By Jagadeesh

Dec 1, 2019

Its a very good Course. You can very well relate with real life examples

By Renato M D C

Sep 14, 2019

I appreciate all the team that created and developed this amazing course

By Saravanan

Apr 10, 2019

A must to do course for every design engineers. Good Communication tool.

By Neritan A

Feb 19, 2019

Complete package to effectively introducing yourself to design thinking.

By Revindran E

May 15, 2018

It has been an eye opener to me in many ways. The instructor is awesome!

By Mandar K

Dec 23, 2017

Its good to learn always and Coursera is doing good job for the same!!!!

By Nguyen A

Aug 24, 2017

It provides very useful knowledge and true story! Glad we have Coursera!


Sep 20, 2022

fantastic course, i like the approach of theory--> example--> practice.

By Luise R

Aug 8, 2021

A very useful tool which enables not so vreative people being creative!


May 3, 2021

During this course an idea came to me that will help improve my company


Aug 30, 2020

I love the course! Great information to become succesfull professionals

By MS. S S

Aug 5, 2020

Its really great experience to learn the Design thinking for innovation

By Antoine R

May 25, 2020

Excellent course to start with design thinking for your future projects

By Hasan R C

Jun 27, 2019

Wonderful course from a wonderful professor.

Thank you for your efforts.