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Creative problem solving is the engine that drives every successful business, product, or idea. In this course, you’ll learn the basic concepts of design and put them to work with practical approaches to creative solutions. Shift your mindset to think like a designer by learning how to reframe problems, ask the right questions, and create human-centered user experiences.

What you’ll walk away with:

  • Models of design thinking to reframe and optimize your own decision-making process
  • Strategies for prototyping with a user-centered approach to learn what really matters to your audience
  • A repeatable cycle of constant ideation and innovation for yourself or your organization

who should take this course?

Design Thinking for Creative Problem Solving is ideal for individuals or teams who are looking for strategic ways to design solutions. Students will learn repeatable methods for problem solving that can be applied to technical or creative industries.

Course pricing and details:

  • 3-Credit Tuition: $897
  • Non-Credit Tuition: $705
  • Fees: $40 Registration Fee
  • Duration: 8 Weeks

Stack to Earn a Professional Certificate

Design Thinking for Creative Problem Solving can be applied to the following certificate programs:

Business Innovation Professional Certificate
Emerging Technologies for Business Professional Certificate
Innovative Retail Merchandising Professional Certificate
General Creative Studies Professional Certificate.

Course Author

Course Author

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Kevin Henry

Kevin Henry is an award-winning product designer, Associate Professor at Columbia College Chicago and the author of Drawing for Product Designers. As Kevin transitioned in his career from the designing physical products to designing ephemeral learning experiences, he used the methods of design thinking to create and assess everything from early product definition to deeper empathy for the end-user, concept ideation, prototyping and final presentation or pitch.

In addition to researching and writing about the current state of design visualization, Kevin also designs learning experiences that are optimized for mobile devices. He is currently working on a series of interactive books designed for the iPad for the learning company The Fourth Teacher L.L.C., which he founded in 2017.

Course: Design Thinking for Creative Problem Solving

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