Design Thinking Course Overview
Master the Design Thinking Process
In this Design Thinking course, learn how to use design thinking to solve complex business problems and develop user-oriented solutions.
Understand Customer Needs
Use industry tools and processes to gather user insights, develop an understanding of customer needs, and identify problems to be solved.
Build and Test Prototypes
Build, test, and iterate prototypes to assess human-centered user experience and potential customer buy-in while elevating the quality of the solution.
Earn a BrainStation Design Thinking Certificate
When you complete your online courses, you will earn a BrainStation certificate, which can boost your LinkedIn profile and resume, helping you stand out in the job market.
What You'll Learn
Learn From Industry Leading Guest Speakers
BrainStation students get access to exclusive guest lectures and panel discussion events led by some of the world's leading subject matter experts and professionals.
Recent Industry Guests
VP, Digital Strategy & Product at Chipotle
Head of EMEA at Shopify Plus
Senior Product Manager at The New York Times
GM & VP of Product at Shopify
Senior Data Scientist at Squarespace
SVP, Data Science and Engineering at Shopify
Chief Product Officer at Ellevest
VP, Brand & Integrated Marketing at Refinery29
VP of Marketing at Chief
Head, Shaping the Future of Media at World Economic Forum
ECD at Wealthsimple
Head of Marketing at Google
Co-founder and CEO at Wealthsimple
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The BrainStation Experience
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Gain Hands-On Experience
Work on projects in a collaborative setting to apply new concepts and techniques and develop your skills.
Use Synapse, BrainStation's intuitive, data-driven learning platform to access course content, as well as additional quizzes, challenges, and resources.
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Flexible Payment Options
BrainStation offers some of the most competitive payment options for digital learning, with a range of flexible plans and scholarship opportunities.
To learn more about course fees and payment options, view our course package.
Monthly Payment Plans
Split your tuition into smaller monthly payments.
Get your tuition reimbursed by your employer.
We offer a range of scholarships to make learning more accessible.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is design thinking and who is it for?
Design thinking is a method of creative problem solving that is centered around putting the customer first.
Our Design Thinking course will teach you how to approach complex business problems with human-centered design solutions that accurately identify customer needs.
Design thinking is popular amongst Product Managers who are in charge of testing and building out products before they go to market.
Will I earn a Design Thinking certificate from this online course?
Yes, when you complete the Design Thinking course, you will earn a BrainStation Design Thinking Certificate, which can boost your LinkedIn profile and resume, helping you stand out in the job market and when applying for product management and design positions.
What payment options do you offer?
BrainStation offers some of the most competitive payment options for design thinking training, with a range of flexible plans and scholarship opportunities.
Monthly payment installments
Allowing you to split your tuition into smaller monthly payments.
Get your tuition reimbursed by your employer.
We offer a range of scholarships to make learning design thinking more accessible.
- Monthly payment installments
Do I need a technical background for this Design Thinking course?
No, you do not require a technical background to succeed in the Design Thinking course. While many of our learners come from tech companies, design thinking is applicable in a number of industries and positions. This course is intended to benefit anyone looking to think more creatively.
Professional backgrounds vary considering many fields use design thinking to improve products, and plan with a more human-centric approach.
Are there any prerequisites for this Design Thinking course?
BrainStation’s Design Thinking course was created for those who are new to design thinking or product management, and can be considered beginner-friendly. There are no prerequisites for this course.
What kind of jobs will this course get me?
The following roles draw heavily on design thinking, and can be entry-level, or more senior-level positions:
- UX Designer
- Product Manager
- Product Marketer
- UI Designer
- Brand Manager
- Project Manager
- Marketing Strategist
- Growth Marketer
There are many other variations out there as companies discover new ways to apply design thinking to their products.
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