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Design Thinking

Sri Balaji University and Indian Institute of Management Bangalore via Swayam


Welcome to the captivating world of Design Thinking! This online course is designed to introduce you to the essential principles and techniques of Design Thinking—a powerful approach to problem-solving and innovation that has gained widespread recognition across various sectors in today's contemporary era.In this course, you will discover that Design Thinking is much more than mere thinking. It is a mindset—an innovative and human-centric approach to identifying problems, designing effective solutions, and delivering outcomes that address unmet human needs.Are you ready to unlock your creative potential and become a visionary leader in the business world? Join us on an exhilarating journey as we dive deep into the transformative power of design thinking through our immersive MOOC course on "Introduction to Design Thinking."Prepare to embark on a dynamic adventure where you will explore cutting-edge methodologies, challenge conventional thinking, and develop the essential skills to drive innovation. By participating in this course, you will be equipped with actionable strategies to tackle complex problems, discover untapped opportunities, and create value in today's ever-evolving business landscape.Get ready to unleash your imagination, collaborate with like-minded individuals, and revolutionize your approach to problem-solving. Enroll now and embrace the boundless possibilities that await you!This course adopts the Learner-Centric Model approach developed by IIT Bombay while planning, designing, and conducting this MOOC.Learning ObjectivesThis course will help you gain a strong foundation in design thinking principles and equip you with the necessary skills to apply this methodology in your future endeavors.Also, this course will help you to develop a problem-solving mindset and the ability to approach challenges from a human-centered perspective


Week 0: Welcome to the courseWeek 1: Foundation of Design ThinkingWeek 2: Stage 1 Empathy-Foundation and Tools of Empathy (Part I)Week 3: Stage 1 Empathy-Foundation and Tools of Empathy (Part II)Week 4: Stage2 Define-Foundation and ToolsWeek 5: Stage 3 Ideate-Foundation and ToolsWeek 6: Stage 4&5 Prototype & Test-Foundation and Tools


Taught by

Dr. Rajeshwari Patil, Dr. Manisha Shukla, Dr. Deepali Raheja


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