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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....

Top reviews

Aug 30, 2018

This is very good course for every body whatever your background, your education & your job role position. I highly recommend to get this training to change, gain & create your mindset for innovation.

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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By Ashish T

Jun 11, 2019

Very structured course, its very easy to understand the concept and tools for Design Thinking

By Dima A

Mar 28, 2018

Amazing course! Very engaging, fun & extremely beneficial for any business. Highly recommend.

By Alain N

Oct 23, 2017

This is a really wonderful course for any person who wants to succeed to any kind of business

By Michelle P

Oct 24, 2020

This course made design thinking really approachable to someone with a sociology background.

By Fabian R

Jul 6, 2020

Short but precise and concise. The participation of Edward D. Hess brings a rather big plus.

By Henriette W

Jun 26, 2017

Great course on the toosl of design thinking. I will be using it widely in my work for sure.

By Anne-Laure T

Apr 3, 2016

Very interesting course, it's perfect for a basic understanding of the design thinking field

By María D

Sep 11, 2020

Excelente curso para empezar y aplicar Design Thinking de forma inmediata, muy recomendado!

By sharon n

Jul 19, 2020

Great course!! And great learning material for anyone trying to understand Design Thinking.

By Stephanie C A L

Jul 14, 2020

Very interesting and helpful information. turors look very knowledgable and gave good tips.


May 12, 2020

A very good introduction to design thinking. Loved the logical flow of the course material.

By Xavier G

Oct 31, 2021

Excelente contenido, bien explicado y orientado hacia una gran experiencia de aprendizaje.

By Beril B

Dec 20, 2020

I think this course gives you a new perspective on design thinking. I highly recommend it.

By Dolynchuk O

Aug 31, 2020

Awesome. I now see the details in some problem. The solution will come easier now. Thanks!

By Екатерина

Nov 25, 2017

Very helpful tool for those, whothink they arenot creative person, and for others as well!

By S A A

Feb 9, 2017

Loved the coursework and the examples used to illustrate the use of Design Thinking tools.


Jul 24, 2020

A lot of people upload paper with no homeworks, but the course is good. Thanks you for it

By Florencia F

Nov 8, 2019

I really loved the materials and the assignments. They were different and very enjoyable.

By Roger B

Feb 24, 2019

Well structured, I love how the course is presented and well as the very helpful content.

By Jesse L L J

Feb 13, 2018

This course provides new insights that can be leveraged to improve key business outcomes.

By Peter S

Dec 23, 2017

Concrete and valuable lessons that I will use moving forward! Really enjoyed this course!

By Catalina H

Dec 13, 2016

Great examples, very dynamic course and you can inmediatly use it in your day to day work

By Diego A

Nov 29, 2016

Insightful and full of hands on tools and process. Really open minded. Highly recommended

By mubasher a

Apr 16, 2021

How to adopt a structured approach to go and solve problem and generate ideas for future

By 121910307033 B L

Oct 2, 2020

Excellent sessions on design thinking. With detailed information and along with example.