Learn tools and techniques that are anchored in the concept of human-centred design and apply them to real challenges across varied industries. Understand the true motivations of customers and how you can deliver a better product or service.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Select a workplace problem to address within a work team
Define and articulate a business problem from a human-centred design perspective
Consult key stakeholders to gather information that addresses a given challenge
Develop a strategy for collaboration
Provide constructive feedback on the ideas of others
Undertake research to inform the design solution
Prototype and test ideas
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Credit toward a full qualification
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
A pathway to further study in a range of disciplines where you can apply design thinking
Specialist skills that can be transferred across industry and disciplines
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A curious and investigative mindset
An interest in understanding the true motivations of customers
A fascination with innovation
A keen interest in the relationship between business and human-centred design
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Business strategist, Product developer, Marketing manager, Business owner, Entrepreneur and Project manager
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Statement of Attainment in Design Thinking Strategies Fundamentals does not have any pre-requisite courses.
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level
Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.
The Statement of Attainment in Design Thinking Strategies Fundamentals does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
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