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What you’ll learn

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Human-centered Design

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Interviewing & Empathy-building Techniques

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Developing and Testing Prototypes

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Making Sense of Observations & Insights

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Defining & Testing Business Models & Business Cases

Defining & Testing Business Models

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Convenient learning format

Live interactive session by tenured faculty from Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Learn by doing

Apply the Design Thinking methodology to a series of real-world applications, and internalize the concepts

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Engage with experts

Interact with experts, get personalized feedback from course facilitators, and learn from seasoned practitioners

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Stanford Faculty - Stefanos Zenios

The Investment Group of Santa Barbara Professor of Entrepreneurship and Professor of Operations, Information & Technology.

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Develop an all-purpose toolkit

Learn to use the frameworks in a wide variety of scenarios so you are ready for any challenge

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What learners say about our program

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Deepanjan Dutta

Sr Researcher, R&D - FBS Group

What a wonderful and transformative session! The course created a natural flow from research to rollout. I envision the entire ecosystem around the consumer and apply principles of Design Thinking to every phase. By supplying a structure to the innovation process, this specialized course helps me to collaborate and agree on what is essential to the outcome at every phase in the projects I work on.

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Cynthia Evans

Ex-Business Architect, Australia

“Great course which is intuitive, easy to follow, and provides plenty of opportunities to apply to real- world problems, in both a personal and professional environment. This course goes way beyond standard training and is all backed up by a team of knowledgeable and experienced professionals. Would definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to apply a lateral lens to an innovation challenge.

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Manmohan Singh Rehsi

CEO - Thakral Gulf FZE, Dubai

The course Stanford Design Thinking: From Insights to Viability was a very enriching experience with great content. It is a valuable course for anyone interested in understanding Design thinking in a structured manner. I would highly recommend the course to anyone interested in understanding innovation and linking it to business outcomes.

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Ravindra Seshagiri Hassan

InfoBlox Inc., India Site leader & Director

I Learnt about defining innovation, challenges, key stakeholders, listening, brainstorming & creating prototypes.

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Mehek Kapoor


This course is a deep dive into design thinking, and it has truly changed the way I perceive products & services around me.

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Rafael Lagos

Plastipak, General manager

I think the idea of prototype is applicable at all levels even on ideas and conversations.

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Ross Dickie

Human eSources, President & COO

We can adopt the design thinking principles to improve our approach to new product innovation.

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