The Design Thinking Toolbox

Explore the five stages of the Design Thinking process, and learn the tools and tips you need to create great design.


Key course information


Duration: 3 weeks

Weekly study: 4 hours

The Design Thinking Toolbox | Free Course | Wintec & Te Pūkenga | Study with New Zealand Online

Learn how to master the Design Thinking process

The Design Thinking process is an invaluable method of structuring a design project.

On this course, you’ll explore the five steps of the process – Empathise, Define, Ideate, Prototype, and Test.

You’ll gain practical experience in applying these key design tools alongside thought leaders in the field.

Understand how to use different Design Thinking tools

Within each of the five stages, there are different tools that you can use to aid the design process.

You’ll explore the design toolbox at each stage of the process, and gain confidence in knowing what tools to use, as well as any potential pitfalls.

Learn Design Thinking alongside Wintec’s experts

Aidan Bigham, is a seasoned expert in the science of design.

He’ll walk you through every aspect of the design process, leaving you full of confidence in your ability to use every design tool available to you.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Understand the appropriateness of a tool for a Design Thinking Stage

  • Understand the five stages of the Design Thinking Process

  • Recognise and apply Design Thinking tools

Who is the course for?

The course would suit people familiar with the Design Thinking process, who would like to learn about the tools that can be used in each stage, or would like to be refreshed on the use of Design Thinking tools. It would also benefit learners who completed Design Thinking for a Sustainable Future.

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