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University of Leeds

Solving Problems with Technology

University of Leeds via FutureLearn Program

Overview

On this program, you’ll be introduced to a range of design focussed skills that can be applied to the world of work.

From user-centred design and the concept of design thinking to digital problem-solving skills and using data to make decisions, this program will bridge design thinking with real-world problems.

Using practical examples and tips from employers, you’ll have the opportunity to identify and use design skills and software to solve simple problems. You’ll also better understand what is required in this area by employers, and how you can apply these skills to enhance your career.

Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Get Creative with People to Solve Problems
-Have you ever had a digital problem that you didn't know how to solve? Get acquainted with the five stages of design thinking.

Course 2: Decision Making: How to Choose the Right Problem to Solve
-Build personal problem-solving skills and learn how to make an effective plan to tackle real-life problems and decisions.

Course 3: Evidence and Data Collection for Problem Solving
-Find out how to harness the power of data to help you make better business decisions.

Courses

Taught by

Molly Bridge

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