Why Design Thinking?
From Fortune 100 to entrepreneurial start-ups, Design Thinking methods are used by companies competing in fast-moving environments who are facing disruption in their industry, looking to build a culture of innovation, manage change, align teams, and differentiate their brand. Design Thinking processes are adaptable to any business environment and are highly effective for companies seeking a consistent approach to problem-solving that is efficient, innovative, and reduces risks through rapid prototyping and testing.
In a recent McKinsey poll, 84% of global executives reported that innovation was extremely important to their growth strategies, but a staggering 94% were dissatisfied with their organizations’ innovation performance.
The corporate world has seen an explosion of innovation programs in the past few years, with 38% of the leading 200 companies setting up innovation centers in a global tech hub. Source: Campainlive.co.uk.
The top in-demand skills according to the World Economic Forum include complex problem solving, critical thinking, creativity and emotional intelligence.
Author of 'Creative Intelligence' and "Mentor-in-Residence" at New Inc
College of Innovation & Design Courses on Design Thinking
|Course Name||Term||Credit Hours||Learn More|
|ID 300 - Design Thinking & Innovation||Full Semester||3|
|ID 500(H) - Design Thinking Process||4 Weeks||1|
|ID 501 - Design Thinking Facilitation||4 Weeks||1|
|ID 502 - Design Thinking Implementation: Challenges 1||8 Weeks||2|
|ID 505 - Design Thinking Implementation: Challenges 2||8 Weeks||2|
|ID 710 - Service Design Thinking||8 Weeks||2|