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Course overview

This course explains how design thinking could be implemented in a collaborative team or organisational environment to improve innovation processes.

Welcome to Create Innovative Teams with Design Thinking. We are delighted to be sharing this learning journey with you.

This course aims to introduce you to the role of design thinking in team contexts. There will be a focus on how leaders and emerging leaders can employ the principles and methods to promote innovation by enabling their teams to generate and implement ideas rapidly.

What will you learn?

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • describe the benefits of implementing design thinking in a team environment
  • apply principles of design thinking to develop well-defined problem statements
  • identify team-based methods for expanding, refining, visualising, and implementing ideas
  • explain how design thinking could be implemented in a team environment

What’s this course about?

This course offers you the opportunity to explore the role of design thinking in team contexts, and to understand how managers can employ this approach to increase innovation from their teams. You’ll learn the basics of design thinking for enabling teams to generate and implement ideas rapidly. 

By studying this course, you’ll answer the following question:

How can design thinking help my team to become more innovative?

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In the comments section below, share what brought you to this course. How are you hoping to use design thinking in a team environment? Is there anything specific that you’re hoping to learn from this course?

The University wishes to acknowledge the Kaurna people, the original custodians of the Adelaide Plains and the land on which the University of Adelaide’s campuses at North Terrace, Waite, and Roseworthy are built.

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