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Design Thinking for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector, University of Virginia

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Do you work for a nonprofit or in the social sector? Are you struggling to solve the problems and meet the needs of the people you serve? Come learn more about how design thinking, a human-centered approach to problem solving, can help you truly understand an issue, generate ideas worth testing and iterate to find solutions that make a real difference. Through global stories from areas as diverse as government, health care, and education, we’ll show you the tools, techniques and mindset needed to use design thinking to uncover new and creative solutions in the social sector. The development of this course was supported by the Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business. For more about the Batten Institute, see: @BattenInstitute @DesignatDarden...


von TB

May 21, 2019

Finished the videos and it was an excellent course

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von Tania Brown

May 21, 2019

Finished the videos and it was an excellent course

von José Luis Pérez Carmona

May 11, 2019

Excellent course and all the new knowledge that i learnt

von Kwame Kusi-Wiredu Asumadu

Jan 22, 2019

It is a great course that helps you rethink your idea of what a problem is by asking more questions about it. Course could do with more practical examples but a great course nonetheless

von margherita vacca

Nov 26, 2018

much needed to implement my cv! Thanks!

von Amy Coulterman

Sep 10, 2018

It seems minimal effort was put into making this into a course separate and built on the book this course is based on. Other than videos, there are no other materials except a short useless excerpt from the book - no accompanying handouts, nothing put into a nice table or graph or anything to take away. I guess they're just trying to get you to buy the book.

von Manoj Gadi Prakash

Jun 19, 2018

This is a wonderful course. I liked the quality of the content, use of case studies. and exposure to the various design thinking tools.More reading material (case studies), option to gain deeper grasp of the DT Tools and interaction with the Course Faculty (like an open Webinar Sessions atleast once during the Course Term) would have made me give it a 5 star.Nevertheless, this is good introduction to the idea and concept of Design Thinking

von Nastassja Quijano

Jun 18, 2018

Great course!

von Ranjeet Deshpande

May 10, 2018

This not a 'course' in that there is no learning outcome. This is a compilation of talks by people who have authored books on this and related subjects. Is there an adequate body of knowledge on this topic? Maybe not. Let's just call Design Thinking a management jargon at this point and hope it develops some linkages to real management concepts and theby becomes an implmentable practice.

von Carmen Perez Samaniego

Apr 24, 2018

It is a good course for a general understanding about design thinking principles and it process

von Shreyaa Das

Apr 23, 2018

Great course, super insightful case studies and the weeks were spaced out into very manageable chunks.