Design Thinking: Lead and Innovate Successful Projects

A course by Lisa Weinsberger
Innovation Consultant. Vienna, Austria.
Joined April 2020
, Innovation Consultant

Level up your project workflow by improving your design process and working more efficiently with clients and teams

  • 100% positive reviews (22)
  • 794 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Level up your project workflow by improving your design process and working more efficiently with clients and teams



  • 100% positive reviews (22)
  • 794 students
  • 17 lessons (2h 36m)
  • 21 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

Design Thinking is an innovative approach to problem-solving within teams, with clients, or for projects. By keeping her approach solution-based and human-centered, Lisa Weinsberger has been helping businesses and students across the globe radically improve their design process and workflow. Some of her clients include Novartis, IKEA, Usersnap, and Talent Garden.

In this online course, she takes you step-by-step through her time-tested process in Design Thinking. Learn how to optimize your workflow and achieve better results alongside an award-winning Design Thinker and Innovation Consultant.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Design Thinking Basics
  • U3
    U3. Understanding the Customer's Needs and Providing Solutions
  • U4
    U4. Prototyping, Testing, and Evaluating
  • U5
    U5. Applying Your Skills: What Now?
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Begin by getting to know Lisa. She shares her creative journey through the world of design, and how she transitioned from fashion design and architecture to running Design Thinking and innovation workshops. Then hear about her influences and sources of inspiration.

Learn the basics of Design Thinking, why you should use it, and how to make it human-centered. Then, take a look at the mindset, process, and tools needed to think like a designer. Discover Lisa’s battle-tested 5-step Design Thinking framework, and see how to start learning by doing.

Explore what your users need and what problems are most impactful to solve by conducting qualitative research. Learn how to clearly define the problem before creating a customer empathy map and applying it to your design.

Once you have a concept, Lisa walks you through how to create a rapid prototype of an app step by step. With your prototype in hand, learn how to test it and improve it. Learn how to decide if you should pursue our solution further or adapt it, based on the user feedback you received.

Wrap up the course by hearing some tips on improving your projects with strategic workshops, and see how to step into a creative leadership role by learning to facilitate professionally.

What is this course's project?

Develop an app prototype by following an innovative approach to Design Thinking.

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone interested in learning about how Design Thinking can radically improve how you approach projects, design better products and services, and collaborate with clients and teams efficiently.

It is ideal for freelances, remote teams, designers, and business owners.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience required.

All you need is curiosity, pen and paper, lots of energy, and a business problem to solve! Lisa will share with you some free online tools throughout the course to help further develop your Design Thinking.


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Lisa Weinsberger

A course by Lisa Weinsberger

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Innovation Consultant

Lisa Weinsberger is an award-winning Innovation Consultant, Design Thinker, and Workshop Facilitator from Vienna, Austria. Her goal is to empower corporates, innovation hubs, and startups to accelerate team collaboration, build better digital products faster, and save valuable time, money, and resources.

She runs remote innovation workshops and webinars for corporate teams and Design Thinking students. Alongside her team, she won the Facebook Community Award for developing a social business app in 2018.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Design Thinking Basics

    • The Right Start
    • The Process: The 5 Phases of Design Thinking
    • The Mindset: Thinking Like a Designer
    • Design Thinking: The Meaning and Purpose
  • U3

    Understanding the Customer's Needs and Providing Solutions

    • Defining the Problem
    • Developing One Idea to Build the Concept
    • The Ideation Process: Brainstorming
    • Framing the Problem
    • Customer Empathy: Conducting Interviews and Creating Empathy Maps
    • Customer Empathy: Who Are You Designing For?
  • U4

    Prototyping, Testing, and Evaluating

    • Evaluation
    • User Testing: Getting Feedback
    • From Concept to Prototype
  • U5

    Applying Your Skills: What Now?

    • How to Stand Out as a Designer
    • Strategic Workshops: Moving Up a Level
  • FP

    Final project

    • Design Thinking: Lead and Innovate Successful Projects

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Design Thinking: Lead and Innovate Successful Projects

A course by Lisa Weinsberger
Innovation Consultant. Vienna, Austria.
Joined April 2020
  • 100% positive reviews (22)
  • 794 students