Introduction to Human-Centered Design MOOC - Acumen Academy

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Last Updated on Fri, 15 Jan 2021

Introduction to Human-Centered Design🔗

About

Degree Offered Certificate
Duration 9 weeks
Location Online
Program Offered every 3 month

Entry Requirements

Internet Connection
Team**

** Form your own team after you register for the course or join someone else’s team (all from the world)


Cost

F R E E


What’s special?

Learn for free

New courses at no cost—made available every month.

Change your view of the world

Draw inspiration from thought-provoking readings, videos, and reflections.

Gain diverse perspectives

Learn with a team that brings different experiences and thinking to the table.

Receive a certificate of recognition

Attain a “Statement of Accomplishment” recognizing your successful completion of a course.


Course Syllabus

  • Learning Tools
  • Introduction to Human Centered Design
  • Inspiration Phase
  • Ideation Phase
  • Prototyping Phase
  • Implementation Phase

Course Description

In this hands-on course, the pioneers of human-centered design will guide you through a four-step process for designing breakthrough ideas. This creative approach to problem-solving will challenge you to get out into the real world and test your ideas so you can arrive at exciting, unexpected solutions tailored to the needs of the people you serve.


Supporter

  • IDEO.org 🔗 IDEO.org is a non-profit design studio. They design products and services alongside organizations that are committed to creating a more just and inclusive world. They are experts in human-centered design, a creative approach to problem solving.

Research Areas

  • Poverty based design challenge. ** they have different themes

Tools you will learn/use

  • Research Methods
  • Miro
  • Team Management
  • Design Tools (Figma/Sketch/Miro) any..

Social Handles of the program


Human-Centered Design 201: Prototyping🔗


About

Degree Offered Certificate
Duration 5 weeks
Location Online
Program Offered every 3 month

Entry Requirements

Internet Connection
Team**

** Form your own team after you register for the course or join someone else’s team (all from the world)


Cost

F R E E


What’s special?

  • Turn your idea into a tangible product or service in a low-cost, risk-averse way
  • Gain valuable feedback from the people you’re designing for and incorporate it into new iterations
  • Refine a concept using the cycle of prototyping, feedback, and iteration
  • Experiment to prototype products, services, interactions, and environments
  • Take your learning from our Introduction to Human-Centered Design course to the next level

Course Syllabus

  • Learning Tools
  • Product Prototyping
  • Journey Map, Role play
  • Service Prototype
  • Prototype in Context
  • Reflection

Course Description

This course will strengthen your existing knowledge of the human-centered design process and help you use prototyping as a low-cost and risk-averse way to get your ideas into the hands of the people you’re trying to change.

You’ll learn the methods that IDEO.org designers use to quickly bring ideas to life with prototypes, test those ideas in the field, and collect feedback and arrive at solutions that meet the needs of the people you’re designing for.

We recommend that you take Introduction to Human-Centered Design before enrolling in this course.


Supporter

  • IDEO.org 🔗 IDEO.org is a non-profit design studio. They design products and services alongside organizations that are committed to creating a more just and inclusive world. They are experts in human-centered design, a creative approach to problem solving.

Research Areas

  • Poverty based design challenge. ** they have different themes

Tools you will learn/use

  • Research Methods
  • Miro
  • Team Management
  • Design Tools (Figma/Sketch/Miro) any..

Social Handles of the program