Learn Design Thinking

Executive Education

Design Thinking In Practice (DTIP) – Online

Here, at the Hasso Plattner d-school Afrika* at the University of Cape Town, we see Design Thinking as a discipline that focuses on a design-led mindset to understand challenges, identify opportunities, and innovate solutions.

Our course for professionals, Design Thinking In Practise, is an immersive, deep-dive introduction to design thinking where you will learn how to co-create solutions for complex, real-world problems using design thinking methodologies.

This is an in-depth introduction to design thinking aims to equip you with a new mindset to work differently in your organisation. It’s a highly collaborative experience with a focus on applied learning.

This course will help you:

Design Thinking In Practice (DTIP) – Online is perfect for people who want to:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Commitment to being available and present for the full sessions.
  • A quiet and uninterrupted space.
  • A few sheets of paper nearby (post-its & markers are handy too).
  • Access to a computer with a webcam & microphone (smart phones are not suitable).
  • A stable internet connection (min 4MB line).
  • Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.
  • Zoom. Download it here and install it.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to design thinking.
  • Design thinking process explained.
  • Templated team-based practical exercise.
  • Experience the first 5 phases of the design thinking process.

Course Dates:

16 – 23 November 2022

Next Application Deadline:

31 October 2022

Course Fee:

R19 500