Design Thinking Methodology

  • 4 Courses | 1h 30m 21s
  • 12 Books | 41h 20m
  • 4 Audiobooks | 16h 49m 23s
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Design thinking enables organizations to create value by more effectively ideating to uncover a broader set of possible products and services to better meet customer needs, deepen customer and supplier relationships, and improve the design of digital experiences. Design thinking refers to the cognitive, strategic and practical processes by which design concepts are developed. The process revolves around developing an understanding of the people for whom you're designing your products or services. This can help you better target your end user and make your clients happier.

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Design Thinking for Innovation: Stakeholder Engagement

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COURSES INCLUDED

Design Thinking for Innovation: Stakeholder Engagement
Engaging directly with stakeholders increases empathy and helps identify motivations and unmet needs, enabling the creation of successful solutions. In this course, you'll learn how to identify and interact with key stakeholders and communicate their point of view through effective design thinking methods. This course was developed with subject matter provided by PDD. (www.pddinnovation.com)
7 videos | 22m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Design Thinking for Innovation: Defining Opportunities
Engaging with stakeholders produces valuable data, which can be constructively used for analyzing the stakeholder experience. In this course, you will learn how to translate data into actionable insights and define opportunities through tools like experience mapping and affinity clustering. This course was developed with subject matter provided by PDD. (www.pddinnovation.com)
7 videos | 22m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Design Thinking for Innovation: Brainstorming and Ideation
Brainstorming without structure rarely yields plentiful and new results. In this course, you'll learn techniques to spur creative thinking, and techniques to communicate and critique ideas. This course was developed with subject matter provided by PDD. (www.pddinnovation.com)
7 videos | 23m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Design Thinking for Innovation: Prototyping and Testing
The Design Thinking approach advocates early stakeholder engagement in the co-creation and development of solutions. In this course, you'll learn about techniques for prototyping and testing in order to iteratively develop solutions more efficiently with stakeholders. This course was developed with subject matter provided by PDD. (www.pddinnovation.com)
6 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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MIT Sloan Management Review on Design Thinking Methodology
In this collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review, you'll discover that to reach its full potential, design thinking needs smart alignment with the realities and social dynamics of a business.
book Duration 29m book Authors By MIT Sloan Management Review

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MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Why Design Thinking in Business Needs a Rethink
In this article from MIT Sloan Management Review, learn how in order to reach full potential, popular innovation methodology must be more closely aligned with the realities and social dynamics of established businesses.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Jamie Anderson, Jörg Reckhenrich, Martin Kupp

BOOK SUMMARY

Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Tool Kit for Managers
Designing for Growth provides a stage-based design thinking process to help business managers conquer challenging problems. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 11m book Authors By Jeanne Liedtka, Tim Ogilvie

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Service Design and Delivery: How Design Thinking Can Innovate Business and Add Value to Society
Approaching the topic from the innovator's viewpoint as well as from the viewpoint of the social entrepreneur, this book explains the design thinking approach both for designing new services and delivering the services.
book Duration 1h 23m book Authors By Toshiaki Kurokawa

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Design Thinking for Strategic Innovation: What They Can't Teach You at Business or Design School
Providing a toolkit to apply concepts for immediate use in everyday work, this comprehensive playbook presents a framework for design thinking that is relevant to business management, marketing, and design strategies.
book Duration 1h 36m book Authors By Idris Mootee

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Design Thinking Research: Making Distinctions: Collaboration versus Cooperation
Offering readers a closer look at design thinking, its innovation processes and methods, this book shows how these methods and strategies actually work in companies, and introduces new technologies and their functions.
book Duration 7h 53m book Authors By Christoph Meinel, Hasso Plattner, Larry Leifer (eds)

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Design Thinking: Understand - Improve - Apply
Taking a system's view that begins with a demand for deep, evidence-based understanding of design thinking phenomena, this book provides an exploration of tools which can help improve the adaptive expertise needed for design thinking.
book Duration 5h 12m book Authors By Christoph Meinel, Hasso Plattner, Larry Leifer (eds)

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The Design Thinking Playbook: Mindful Digital Transformation of Teams, Products, Services, Businesses and Ecosystems
Packed with solutions for common challenges including digital transformation, this practical, highly visual discussion shows you how Design Thinking fits into agile methods within management, innovation, and startups.
book Duration 4h 34m book Authors By Larry Leifer, Michael Lewrick, Patrick Link

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Monetizing Innovation: How Smart Companies Design the Product around the Price
Whether you are a CEO, executive leadership, or part of the team responsible for innovation and new product development, this book is for you, with special sections and checklist-driven summaries to make monetizing innovation part of your company's DNA.
book Duration 3h 54m book Authors By Georg Tacke, Madhavan Ramanujam

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Design Thinking For Dummies
This book guides you through creating solutions by thinking from the customer perspective can lead to new and innovative ideas that old methods could not approach.
book Duration 5h 5m book Authors By Christian Muller-Roterberg

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Voices of Design Leadership: Insights from Top Collaborative Design Firms
Voices of Design Leadership seeks to educate, inform, and inspire a new generation of diverse design leaders.
book Duration 6h 18m book Authors By Ken Sanders

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Cohousing Communities: Designing for High-Functioning Neighborhoods
In Cohousing Communities: Designing for High-Functioning Neighborhoods, distinguished architect and affordable housing advocate Charles Durrett delivers a complete, start-to-finish guide for designing anything where the emphasis lies with the community.
book Duration 4h 40m book Authors By Alex Lin, Charles Durrett, Jingling Yang, Nadthachai Kongkhajornkidsuk, Spencer Nash
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AUDIOBOOKS INCLUDED

AUDIOBOOK SUMMARY

Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Tool Kit for Managers
Designing for Growth provides a stage-based design thinking process to help business managers conquer challenging problems. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 24m 5s audiobook Authors By Jeanne Liedtka, Tim Ogilvie

AUDIOBOOK SUMMARY

Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation
By elucidating the thought processes designers use to satisfy real-world problems, Change by Design shows you how to graft design thinking into your business process. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 11m 21s audiobook Authors By Tim Brown

Audiobook

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Design Thinking
This audiobook will help you use design thinking to produce breakthrough innovations and transform your organization.
audiobook Duration 5h 52m 2s audiobook Authors By Harvard Business Review

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Design Thinking for Dummies
This audio edition provides a jump-start to get you and your organization on the path to new creativity. Written by a design thinking thought leader, this book helps you through the design thinking cycle and shows how it can help any industry.
audiobook Duration 10h 21m 55s audiobook Authors By Christian Muller-Roterberg
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SKILL BENCHMARKS INCLUDED

Design Thinking
Design thinking enables organizations to create value by more effectively ideating to uncover a broader set of possible products and services to better meet customer needs, deepen customer and supplier relationships, and improve the design of digital experiences. This benchmark evaluates your understanding of this topic. Being aware of potential knowledge gaps allows you to better understand your current competency and areas for improvement, so you can find suitable content and curate your own learning path. The courses recommended at the end of this benchmark can help you fill potential gaps in your knowledge.
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