Learn to create customer-centric products and services using the five-step design methodology. With this Design Thinking Leader Program, leverage innovation as the key to business success in the age of disruption with help of human-centered design and 25+ other frameworks.
The Design Thinking Leader Master's Program explores concepts, frameworks, and tools of design thinking and innovation with help of industry examples, Harvard Business Publishing case studies, hands-on course-end, and capstone projects.
Learn the practical business application of design thinking concepts in the context of organizational innovation in this course.
Harvard Business Publishing has a complete catalog of business case studies, articles, books, and simulations. This Design Thinking Leader Master’s Program follows the case study method to bring real-life business dilemmas to life in the classroom and help analyze business situations.
Explore the iterative path of the design thinking master's program to create the perfect product or solution while working towards developing an innovation strategy to multiply such innovations across the organization.
Get started with the Design Thinking Leader Master's Program with this course. Kickstart your Design Thinking journey by exploring the program basics in this orientation session.
Master design thinking as a tool for strategic product and service innovation. In this course, identify and pursue an innovation opportunity, exploit the human-centered design framework to develop products and services that are desirable, viable, and feasible. Take away many practical tools and templates of innovation that can help bring a positive impact at work.
This highly practical course explores the possibilities that design thinking can bring. Whether developing innovative products, services, or reengineering business models that are technologically feasible, viable for business, and (most importantly) desirable to your customers, this course provides many useful tools that you can use to bring a difference to your business.
This design thinking course helps understand disruption to help you create disruption. This course will help you discover why innovation is the key to survival and success in a disruptive world. You will understand how to build an organizational structure that fosters innovation on a large scale.
Apply the design thinking and innovation skills you have learned in this Design Thinking Leader program to develop an innovative product or a service. To foster such innovations across the organization, develop an innovation strategy with guidance from industry mentors and support from learner success managers during the capstone.
Think like a Chief Innovator to create great products by understanding Apple's approach to innovation, management, and design thinking.
With one of the world's leading design firm IDEO, learn human-centered innovation culture and processes to make your organization more innovative
Drive change management process in an organization to inculcate design thinking into their culture, systems and employees as a part of Asia Miles'leadership.
Step into shoes of Great Lakes' Innovation Team, to explore and develop profitable revenue growth opportunities to enter snack foods market.
Step into the shoes of a Design Consultant, to help Arena Industries leaders identify and address opportunities to improve employee wellness.
Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.
ChandraSekar Pandyan has 30+ years of experience in the Strategy Execution & Management Consulting industry in top companies like Intel, MindTree, and Fidelity Investments. He specializes in design thinking, storytelling, creativity & innovation excellence.
Tim Brown is chair of the innovation and design firm IDEO. Author of the book Change By Design, he talks about the value of design thinking, creative leadership, and innovation and shares ideas to inspire business leaders and designers around the world.
Sara Blakely is an inventor and entrepreneur who created Spanx, a brand of women body-slimming undergarments, & became the world’s youngest female self-made billionaire in 2012. She has also featured in Time magazine's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
A Forrester Total Economic Impact™ Study suggests Design Thinking adoption can lead to 2x faster time-to-market, 75% reduced design time and one-third reduction in development time.
73% of Strategic Planners are Design Thinkers
38% of the executives believe Design Thinking improves customer experience.
If you are an executive, or a manager aiming to transform your product or services, this course is right for you.
Product Heads, Consultants, Executive Officers, Product/Growth/Marketing Managers, UX/Graphics/Web Designers, Educators, Corporate Trainers, and Researchers
Learners need to have an undergraduate degree or high school diploma.
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This Design Thinking Leader Program is right for:
The rapid proliferation of technology changed the way today’s customer behaves which has upended industries and economies. Innovation is the key to survival and success in such a disruptive world and can only happen when one has a deep understanding of the customer’s needs. Design thinking methodology helps exploit a human-centered design framework to develop products and services that are user-friendly, business viable, and technologically feasible — and are at the center of a disruptive business model.
Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma. We recommend you come with an open mind and willingness to unlearn the old ways and learn the new ways of creating products and services.
Upon completing this Design Thinking Master’s Program, you will be awarded a Master’s Certificate in Design Thinking, as well as program completion certificates from Simplilearn for the courses included in the learning path.
The learners of this design thinking leader program follow a three-dimensional learning model. The first dimension deals with how individuals can master design thinking as a tool of innovation. The second illustrates how individuals can work together in teams to create product, service, and business innovations. Finally, dimension three includes how to build a blueprint for an organization that fosters innovation at scale.
This design thinking master’s program is an intertwined journey of self-paced learning full of conceptual knowledge, live classes led by industry experts where interaction and sharing of ideas takes place, and case study discussions and projects that provide learners with hands-on experience to make them ready for real-world innovation challenges.
Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you get certified on your first attempt. They proactively engage with you to ensure adherence to the course path and enrich your learning experience — from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.
Our highly qualified instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them undergoes a rigorous selection process, including profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo evaluation before getting certified to train for us. We ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.
Harvard Business Publishing has a complete catalogue of business case studies, articles, books, and simulations. This design thinking leader program follows a case-based learning methodology to bring real-world business innovation challenges to life in the online classroom, and encourages the participants to come up with solutions through discussion. There are several benefits of this teaching method:
The capstone project is 3-4 weeks in duration where students learn how to apply the crucial concepts taught in the course. In the beginning of the capstone, learners choose their teams and the innovation projects they would like to work on. Each week, the mentors (design thinkers) guide the learners, explain the concepts, provide feedback on their approach, and help them solve the challenges in the project. The project has two parts. In part one, learners are expected to design an innovative product. In part two, learners create a strategy to build an organizational culture that supports innovation at a large scale.
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This Design Thinking Leader Master's program is offered on a non-credit basis and is not transferable to a degree.