University of Virginia
Design Thinking: Insights to Inspiration
University of Virginia

Design Thinking: Insights to Inspiration

This course is part of Design Thinking Specialization

Taught in English

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Jeanne M. Liedtka

Instructor: Jeanne M. Liedtka

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.5

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Beginner level

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13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • How to navigate the design thinking process to tackle a human-centered problem

  • How to craft out an effective research plan

  • How to draw key insights from the design process to arrive at ideal solutions

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.5

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Beginner level

Recommended experience

13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 5 modules in this course

Welcome to the course! Ready to begin? We are going to get off to a fast start! This week you will be learning some introductory material and starting work on your project by completing Step 1.

What's included

14 videos3 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In Week 2 you'll advance your thinking about your project and learn more about the challenges of driving innovation through an organization.

What's included

5 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

After completing your Design Brief, you are ready to move into Steps 4 and 5. This week you'll make plans and begin your research.

What's included

8 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In Week 4, we will continue to work on the field work for your project. There are no new steps to tackle--just keep focusing on getting your field research completed. With your field work underway, we are going to spend our time this week shifting our focus from the level of process to the level of the personal and ask you to consider your own mindset and repertoire.

What's included

10 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Welcome to Week 5. At this point, you have hopefully completed your planning and are wrapping up your field research. Your completed research will be the input that we'll use to mine for deep insights (Step 6) and then transform those insights into design criteria (Step 7).

What's included

9 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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4.3 (11 ratings)
Jeanne M. Liedtka
University of Virginia
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