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Design Thinking 1.0

Design Thinking 1.0, MLC by Awaken Group
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  • Beginner Level
  • 20 Micro-Learning Sessions
  • 350 min. of Experiential Content
  • 110 Learning Actions
  • Group Discussions & Sharing
  • Offline Access
  • Lifetime Access via Mobile and Web
  • Digital Certificate shareable on LinkedIn

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Learn 'Design Thinking' by 'Design Doing'! This is a 'micro-learning course' for beginners which will give you hands-on experience in designing an innovative solution for a real user. 'Design Thinking' starts with understanding individual users in an empathetic, human way and then turning that into a practical design. Design an innovative product in just 10 minutes a day.

What will you learn

What is this 'Micro-Learning Course' about?

"Design Thinking 1.0" is about learning design thinking by 'design-doing.' Great design solutions start with understanding individual users in a more empathetic, human way and then turning that into a practical design for someone else. 

Who is this course designed for?

  • Anyone interested in how to think out of the box. You may be a part of the innovation team at work, heading up a new project that pushes boundaries, or simply someone who is interested in how to nurture creativity.

  • Individuals who appreciate a community to learn from and share with

  • Those who want to learn on-the-go

What will you take away?

At the end of the course, you will have learned the principles of user-centered design by completing an actual mini 'Design Thinking' project in 5 stages: 

  1. Dream - Design with purpose and intention. Come up with a project vision to create innovative solutions for your user in a meaningful way.

  2. Discover - Understand various 'discover' techniques. This program focuses on basic ethnography such as user interviews and observations as well as using all 5 senses to come up with a design challenge.

  3. Ideate - Stretch your own imagination to come up with new solutions.

  4. Prototype - Test out your ideas and iterate them for your user,

  5. Synthesize - Bring it all together & finalize your new product design!

Session Overview

  1. Introduction

  2. The Project

  3. Dream: Being True

  4. Dream:Envision

  5. Dream: Design Challenge

  1. Discover: Yourself
  2. Discover: 5 Senses
  3. Discover: Ethnography
  4. Discover: Refine Challenge
  5. Mid-Program Feedback
  6. Ideate: Divergence
  7. Ideate: Creative Muscles
  8. Ideate: Refining Ideas
  9. Ideate: Prioritizing
  10. Ideate: Finalize
  11. Prototype: Prototype 1
  12. Prototype: Prototype 2
  13. Prototype: Debrief
  14. Synthesize: Together
  15. Program Completion
Curated by Awaken Group

Awaken Group is a multi-disciplinary Transformation Design (TD) firm that integrates strategy, leadership, and innovation to design human-centered experiences. Clients include UBS, Singapore Airlines, GIC (Government of Singapore Investment Corporation), Unilever, Sentosa Development Corporation and Mothercare.

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