Design Thinking: A Mindset

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10 hours

About this short course

Having a design thinking mindset helps you to look at the world differently, giving you the skills to innovate and lead change. Learn how to develop and apply a design thinking mindset to view challenges and opportunities with new perspectives, generate multiple ideas and apply your new learning through a range of practical activities.

How to get credit for this course:

On successful completion of this course, you will receive a digital Certificate of Completion as well as a credential point to support your further study. This course is one of several courses in our Professional Skills suite. View our full list of courses available within this suite and learn how to accrue your credential points.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for people interested in developing a creative skill set that enables them to unpack complex problems and develop a range of innovative solutions to prototype, test and evaluate.

Course Structure

This self-directed module provides 10 hours of quality learning. You will have up to six months to access the materials and complete the course once you register.

On completion you will be able to:

Apply design thinking principles to develop creative solutions

Use a range of design thinking tools

Develop a design thinking mindset

Meet your instructor

Dr Cherie Hawkins'

Dr Cherie Hawkins' main area of expertise is in career development and life aspirations, and she is passionate about programs, projects and activities that enable individuals to build their skills and knowledge through experiential learning.

This course has been developed by a team of highly experienced educators, industry experts and skilled professional practitioners including Dr Cherie Hawkins', Dr Ana Lobo, Jennifer Kemp-Smith, Dr Amanda Harper, Associate Professor Andrea Carr, and Netty Gibson. It has been informed by community and industry consultation and draws on contemporary principles and practices.

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