Throughout the course, we will discuss how these principles and tools might be applied to participants own challenges and conclude with each participant working on a plan for building the principles and tools of Design Thinking into their own life and work.
- Understand the mindset and its fundamental contribution to success
- Have experience of methods from all the phases of a design project
- Know about the wide range of other methods that they might use in a design project
- Leave with a draft plan for how they might use design thinking on a current complex problem they face
Optional Synchronous Sessions:
While the majority of this course Is delivered asynchronously, there will be one 60-minute synchronous session held weekly on Tuesdays at 6pm PST: Jan 12, 19, 26 and Feb 2.
3-5 hours per week
A week prior to the course start date you will receive an email from us with information on how to access the online course. At that time you will be encouraged to visit a short orientation website to familiarize yourself with our online learning platform. You will find the computer requirements for this course through this link: computerservices.royalroads.ca/computer_equip_requirements.
This course can be taken on its own or as part of the Professional Certificate in Advanced Facilitation Practices, the Professional Certificate in Management & Leadership and the Professional Certificate in Management Skills for Environmental & Sustainability Professionals.