Principles of Design Thinking

Design thinking is a problem-solving framework that is transforming fields from entertainment to international development. In this beginner-level course, you will practice each step of the design thinking process by completing a series of hands-on activities. Video lectures will introduce the mindsets and exercises used by leading designers around the world, but the bulk of your experience will take place away from your computer as you complete 17 activities with people in your school, company, or local community.

This course requires no previous experience and can be completed either independently or in teams. Whether you’re an engineer, machinist, maker, artist, teacher, student, or just plain curious, you’re in the right place to begin learning about design thinking.

“In short, design thinking converts need into demand. It’s a human-centered approach to problem-solving that helps people and organizations become more innovative and creative.” – Tim Brown, CEO and President of IDEO.

Principles of Design Thinking
20 lessons | 20 hours
Author: Libby Falck
Software: Fusion 360, Tinkercad
Level: Beginner
Enrollment: 1404

iCourse Description

Getting started

Lesson 1: Introduction to design thinking

Lesson 1: Checkpoint question

Lesson 2: Introduction to the challenge

Lesson 2: Checkpoint question

Lesson 3: Understand

Lesson 3: Checkpoint question

Lesson 4: Define

Lesson 4: Checkpoint question

Lesson 5: Ideate

Lesson 5: Checkpoint question

Lesson 6: Prototype and Test

Lesson 6: Checkpoint question

Tinkercad Challenge Assignment

Fusion 360 Challenge Assignment

Lesson 7: Refine

Lesson 7: Checkpoint question

Lesson 8: Conclusion

Lesson 9: Course Assessment

Lesson 10: Next steps

35 comments
Excellent so far.. very interesting to start with .. I am going to complete it fully
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