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Designing out problems is a Course

Designing out problems

Started Sep 11, 2018


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About this course Complex problems are to be found in every profession, as well as our personal lives. That’s why we’ll use a range of design tools and techniques to help you develop new ways of seeing the world, as well as new ways of thinking and acting upon it. The methodology that you will learn is frame creation – a design based innovation methodology. Through this guiding framework you will map out the nature of your problem. The emphasis is on learning through experience, reflecting on what you have learnt and trying out what you have learnt. UTS academics and design practitioners share practical examples and advice from the Design Innovation Research Centre, and we’ll also hear from UTS Professor Kees Dorst, an internationally recognised design expert. You’ll also be able to download templates and resources as a toolkit to apply to your design problems beyond this course. Course structure In this course we will take you through the first steps to designing out problems through a framing methodology. You’ll learn how to: develop a design mindset define a problem dig deep and clarify problems Why you should do this course To help you develop design skills to solve complex professional problems, we'll work through examples and activities. You'll get the chance to: learn from academics and expert about design-thinking basics reflect on your own problem-solving skills within own practice/profession share and brainstorm new ideas with others. Gain insights from Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Innovation

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