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Introduction to Design Thinking and People Centered Design - Revised

Engineering
Free Course

This Introduction into Design Thinking and People Centered Design will layout for the learner some of the central concepts of Design Thinking.

  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
Description Outcome Certification View course modules

The course will introduce you to design thinking for people centered design. You will learn of the seven different mindsets for designers and about being people centered with your designs. You will learn how there is more than aesthetics to design, such as perceived value.

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

Finally, you will learn about framing your problem from a design point of view. This course will be of great interest to those working in the areas of product and service design and who would like to develop their knowledge about design thinking for people centered design.

Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • Discuss design thinking for creative problem solving
  • Describe mindsets for designers - Explain people centered design
  • Describe how to reflect on a problem when designing
  • Explain how to explore a problem and analyse it

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