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Learn design thinking skills to develop innovative products

MicroMasters® Program in
Design Thinking

What you will learn

  • User-centered research skills to gain user empathy through interviews and observations
  • Strategies to understand user context to identify and verify business problems
  • Ideation and visualization techniques to generate targeted and creative solutions
  • Methods for evaluating and applying user feedback from testing models and prototypes to identify preferred solutions
Expert instruction
4 graduate-level courses
Progress at your own speed
6 months
8 - 12 hours per week
Discounted price: $1,213.20
Pre-discounted price: $1,348USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. RITx's Design Thinking MicroMasters® Program

Meet your instructors
from Rochester Institute of Technology (RITx)

Julie Napieralski
Senior Lecturer, Communication
Rochester Institute of Technology
Lorraine Justice
Dean Emerita, Professor of Design
Rochester Institute of Technology
Jennifer Englert
Adjunct Professor, Industrial Engineering
Rochester Institute of Technology

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Program endorsements

Autodesk is becoming increasingly aware of the value of design thinking as we deepen our design practice, and truly integrate it with engineering, product management, and data analysis. Design methods are helping us better see, understand, and act on our customer’s deeper needs and motivations. Tools for better framing problems, interacting with customers and among teams, and communicating solutions are critical for unlocking the business’s potential for growth and driving value in the world. New hires that have exposure and applied experience with these methods have a leg up.

Adam Menter , Business Architect for Customer Success

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