About this online experience: Join us for a discussion about curating learning cohorts with Bill Murphy and Corinne Rice at our 17th Annual Chicagoland Executive Learning Exchange on October 4th. We will review learning together as cohort a Coursera online Design Thinking course from University of Virginia. While Design Thinking is our ELE Cohort topic, we hope to learn first-hand about ways to put cohorts around and high-quality, highly cost-effective learning content readily available online.
To join Executive Learning Exchange's (ELE) cohort where Bill & Corinne will be your Design Thinking coaches:
STEP 1: To be added to our ELE cohort and so we can send you additional instructions after October 13th, register below or from ELE’s event calendar click here.
In this course, we provide an overview of design thinking and work with a model containing four key questions and several tools to help you understand design thinking as a problem solving approach. We also look at several stories from different organizations that used design thinking to uncover compelling solutions.
Level: Learning & Talent Development Professional without Design Thinking Experience
Commitment: This ELE cohort plans to enroll in the Oct 22nd session--5 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week Bill and Corinne will provdie Executive Learning Exchange's cohort members supplemental support starting with an Oct 15th email.
In this Coursera Design Thinking for Innovation course, you will be provided with an overview of design thinking and work with a model containing four key questions and several tools to help you understand design thinking as a problem solving approach. As a cohort, we will look at several stories from different organizations that used design thinking to uncover compelling solutions.
Cost: Coursera has two fee options: FREE to audit or $59 USD to earn a certificate
How To Pass: To earn a certificate, Pass all graded assignments to complete the course.
Today innovation is everyone's business. Whether you are a manager in a global corporation, an entrepreneur starting up, in a government role, or a teacher in an elementary school, everyone is expected to get lean – to do better with less. And that is why we all need design thinking. At every level in every kind of organization, design thinking provides the tools you need to become an innovative thinker and uncover creative opportunities that are there – you're just not seeing them yet.