PERPP-NA Personal/Professional Development

Courses and Descriptions

PDEV-1053Design Thinking

In this course we will study how using design principles and methods can help you better solve complex problems and find exceptional solutions. This exploration of using creative thinking principles will challenge you to think in innovative ways and produce innovative results. Topics covered will include mind mapping and ideation; prototyping ideas and problem solving; storytelling and design empathy. Design thinking principles can be applied to many areas beyond just products including things such as systems and procedures; strategy and innovation planning; and customer/user experiences.  

Other Information

By the end of this course of study, you should be able to:
  1. Explain what is design and design thinking
  2. Apply the design thinking process and develop creative skills
  3. Explain and group problem solve using design thinking relationships
  4. Create innovative solutions as part of the design experience
  5. Understand the principles of ideation, storytelling, design empathy, and activism with design
  6. Understand basic prototyping principles and present a finished idea using all the methods of design thinking

Class Availability

Beginning September 1, 2018: students enrolling in Online Education courses will be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus stores or online. To review booklists and purchase textbooks, please visit bookstore.rrc.ca.

Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.

Course Dates and Fees

2019 Fall Term - Distance Education
PDEV-1053 Design Thinking
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 01, 19 - Nov 30, 19J. Culleton190974$429
Oct 01, 19 - Dec 31, 19J. Culleton190975$429
Nov 01, 19 - Jan 31, 20J. Culleton190976$429
Dec 01, 19 - Feb 29, 20J. Culleton190977$429
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 01, 19 - Nov 30, 19
Delivery
Instructor
J. Culleton
Section
190974
Cost
$429
Dates
Oct 01, 19 - Dec 31, 19
Delivery
Instructor
J. Culleton
Section
190975
Cost
$429
Dates
Nov 01, 19 - Jan 31, 20
Delivery
Instructor
J. Culleton
Section
190976
Cost
$429
Dates
Dec 01, 19 - Feb 29, 20
Delivery
Instructor
J. Culleton
Section
190977
Cost
$429

2020 Winter Term - Distance Education
PDEV-1053 Design Thinking
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 20 - Apr 06, 20TBA191986$429
Feb 01, 20 - Apr 30, 20TBA191987$429
Mar 01, 20 - May 31, 20TBA191989$429
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 20 - Apr 06, 20
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
191986
Cost
$429
Dates
Feb 01, 20 - Apr 30, 20
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
191987
Cost
$429
Dates
Mar 01, 20 - May 31, 20
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
191989
Cost
$429
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