744-0104-00L  Module 4: Design Thinking

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersB. B. Pearce, M. Stauffacher
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for CAS in Collaborative Decision Making Under Uncertainty.


AbstractThis is the fourth of nine modules for the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Collaborative Decision Making Under Uncertainty. The focus of this module is on the application of design thinking for creating strategy prototypes to confront complex problems.
ObjectiveThe focus of this fourth module is to introduce participants to design thinking as a means of collaborative problem solving.

The learning objectives are to:
- Learn design thinking through experiencing it.
- Identify insights as the basis of problem definition using design thinking methodology.
- Refine problem definitions based on insights.
- Develop first iteration “solutions” to problem definitions.
Prerequisites / NoticeCompletion of Modules 1-3.
All modules must be completed in order to receive the certificate.