Who will benefit from this course?
The Design Thinking Practitioner (Online) course is designed for everybody who has an interest in solving problems and building something new.
You will benefit from this course if:
- You want to start your journey towards becoming a Design Thinking practitioner
- You have a basic need for Design Thinking:
- You are looking for a way to boost innovation and creativity in your organisation
- You want to develop new products and services for an existing business
- You are involved in a charity or social enterprise and are searching for creative methods to boost the impact of your organisation
- You want to get involved in start-ups and need a route into your first ‘killer product’
- You want a route into launching and running real Design Thinking projects
- What is Design Thinking
- Design Thinking worked for them!
- An overview of the Design Thinking Process
- Design Thinking Projects
- Establishing the team
- Building your workspace
- Establishing rituals
- Project patterns
- Design Thinking in Context
- The critics of Design Thinking
- Sharpening your observational skills – how to find problems to drive innovation
The Design Thinking Practitioner (Online) course will run over 6 sessions, from 30 November - 7 December 2020, with online sessions delivered at midday (UK time) on weekdays.
The course sessions take place on: 30 November and 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7 December 2020.
Each session will be 90 minutes, presented live from Oxford, and include a 20-minute Q&A.
A world clock, and time zone converter can be found here: https://bit.ly/3bSPu6D
During the course you will have access to an online collaboration website. This can be used to interact with the course tutor, and will also be used to support learning activities during the course.
Confirmation of Attendance
Participants who attend the full course will receive an electronic confirmation of attendance.
This confirmation will show your name, the course title and the dates of the course you attended.
A record of this information will be retained by the University of Oxford, should further confirmation of your attendance on this course be required (for example, by your employer, or prospective employer).