Design Thinking

DESMA X 481.55
This course will introduce the concepts of design thinking and help you strengthen your insights, thinking skills, and ability to innovate as a designer.
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Online
Classroom
Starting at $759.00
As few as 6 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Launch innovative design solutions across the spectrum of media
  • Learn prototyping and testing, interviewing for empath, and persona mapping
  • Complete a series of hands-on exercises and learn by doing
  • Learn to see solutions that would otherwise be invisible

About this course:

Design thinking is one of the most effective ways to strengthen your insights, thinking skills, and ability to innovate as a designer. Informed by Stanford's d.school, this multi-disciplinary process strengthens familiar skills that are often undervalued. You learn to launch successful and innovative design solutions across the spectrum of media, including web, print and packaging. Class topics include prototyping and testing, rapid iteration, radical collaboration, empathetic observation, interviewing for empathy, persona mapping, assuming a beginner's mindset, introduction of complex problems, and testing and observation. Weekly assignments encourage you to learn by doing, and take you through a series of hands-on exercises. The goal of design thinking is not simply to innovate, but also to create innovators. By the end of the class, you will see solutions that would otherwise be invisible, which become what we call "innovation."

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Chris Cirak
364286
Fee:
$784.00
55 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 13, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Monday, Wednesday 9:00AM - 12:00PM
366120
Fee:
$759.00
53 days left. Enroll by Jan 7, 2019
See Details
Notes

Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Enrollment limited. No refund after January 9

No mtg on January 21

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 8, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Jan 7, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416
Discussion
Wed Jan 9, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416
Discussion
Mon Jan 14, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416
Discussion
Wed Jan 16, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416
Discussion
Wed Jan 23, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416
Discussion
Mon Jan 28, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416
Discussion
Wed Jan 30, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416
Discussion
Mon Feb 4, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416
Discussion
Wed Feb 6, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416
Discussion
Mon Feb 11, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416
Discussion
Wed Feb 13, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416

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