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Introduction to Human-Centred Design


  • Skills Development
About this resource

In this course, the pioneers of human-centred design will guide you through a process for designing breakthrough ideas. This creative approach to problem-solving will challenge you to get out into the real world and test your ideas so you can arrive at exciting, unexpected solutions tailored to the needs of the people you serve.

Learn How To

  • Create innovative solutions to real-world challenges using IDEO.org’s 4-step process
  • Conduct user interviews and synthesize learnings to uncover insights and identify opportunities for innovation
  • Bring ideas to life using prototypes to test with real users and identify promising solutions to implement

This course is free and 9-weeks long. The next edition starts on January 19 2021.

Acumen Academy is the World’s School for Social Change. Its mission is to unleash a new generation of social innovators and leaders with the character and competence to build a more just, inclusive and sustainable world. Since 2006, it has offered 39 online courses offering tools to build social businesses and a better world, with over 1 million sign-ups from 193 different countries.

IDEO.org is a non-profit design studio. They design products and services alongside organizations that are committed to creating a more just and inclusive world.

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