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Introduction to Design Thinking and People Centred Design Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • In this free online course Introduction to Design Thinking and People Centred Design you will learn what design involves, how to examine design problems, and frame problems from a design point of view.

    The course begins by introducing you to design thinking for people centred design. You will learn about the seven mindsets for designers. You will learn about being people centred with your designs and how there is more than aesthetics to design, such as the perceived value that people place on what they see.

    Next, you will learn how to examine and reflect on design problems. You will be introduced to the questions you should ask when facing a design problem and how to examine a problem by looking at it from different angles. You will learn the importance of asking 'why' to explore a problem and its different aspects. Finally, you will learn about framing your problem from a design point of view.

    This free Alison Course will be of great interest to professionals working in the areas of product and service design and who would like to learn more about design thinking for people centred design.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:
    - Discuss design thinking for creative problem solving.
    - Describe mindsets for designers.
    - Explain people centred design.
    - Describe how to reflect on a problem when designing.
    - Explain how to explore a problem and analyse it.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 3 )
  • Introduction to Design Thinking and People Centred...
  • Module 1: People Centred Design
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Design Thinking
    • The Need to be people Centred
    • People Centered Design Methodology
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Problem Discovery
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Examine and Reflect on the Problem
    • Reconsider the Right Problem to Solve
    • Lesson Summary
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 3: Introduction to Design Thinking and People Centred Design Assessment
    • Introduction to Design Thinking and People Centred Design Assessment
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 1: People Centred Design
In this module you will be introduced to design thinking for people centred design. You will learn about how to think for designing. You will learn about the 7 mindsets for designers. You will learn about been people centred with your designs. You will learn about how there is more than aesthetics to design. You will learn about perceived value that people place on what they see. You will learn about the paths for people centred design.
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 2: Problem Discovery
In this module you will be introduced to examining and reflecting on design problems. You will learn about questions you should ask about your problem. You will learn about framing your problem from a design point of view.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 3: Introduction to Design Thinking and People Centred Design Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    NPTEL

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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