Design Thinking Course Description
Design Thinking is a human-focused, prototype-driven process for innovation. In this course you will develop a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts, methods and mindsets of Design Thinking by doing projects. The Design Thinking approach has rapidly been adopted by some of the world's leading brands, such as Apple, Google, Samsung, and GE and the approach is being taught at leading universities around the world, including Stanford and Harvard. It is also becoming the prominent approach used to solve problems in almost all industries from aeronautics, medical care, technology, non-profit, business, education among others. In this project-based course, students will learn in teams, working together on projects developed by Stanford's d.school. They will brainstorm to unleash their creativity and also design and implement solutions for each other. Expect students to learn experientially by using their minds, hearts, hands and feet and also polish their social emotional skills, creative confidence and problem solving skills.