Design Thinking Certification Program

Start your innovation journey of leading and driving design led projects with this program. Get mentored by Industry Leaders and Subject Matter Experts through personalized and timely doubt resolution sessions.

Intro Video
  • Online
  • 3 Months
    Recommended 6-8 hrs/week
  • Mar 30, 2021
    Start Date
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Benefits
  • Partners
  • Program Fee
  • Refer & Earn

About the Program

Master Design Thinking from one of the top corporate education firms in the world - Duke CE. Get personalised student support, timely doubt resolution and much more from upGrad.

Collaborate with an International Learner Base

Be a part of the learning experience with senior professionals from global organisations and regions.

Personalised Mentorship and Networking

Get a dedicated student mentor with proactive support at every step of the way. Resolve your doubts and network with your peers via the discussion forum.

Industry Expert Led Learning

Enjoy Industry Led Learning with Design Sprints and Live Sessions with Global Experts. Learn how to manage external disruption for improved business performance

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Certification from Duke CE
  • Networking with International Learner Base
  • Global Faculty and Instructors
  • Learn while you Earn through 100% Online Format
  • Dedicated Student Support
  • Timely Doubt Resolution and Discussion Forums
  • Virtual Studio Experience and Design Tools
  • Hands-on Case Studies

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works” — Steve Jobs


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects

  • Top Subjects
    Design as a Culture, Identifying user needs to define the client challenge, Extracting Ideas and narrow down to a solution, Creating a prototype of the solution to test, Testing the prototype with users, Creating a Scalable Solution after MVP Validation
  • Program Outcome
    Build business plans/service design through research, product roadmapping and innovating existing practices
  • Who is this Program for?
    Top-line Innovation Management professionals, Product Specialists, Designers, Business and Social Entrepreneurs, Product and Marketing Managers
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Valid Bachelor's Degree

Design Thinking Certification Program

Joint certificate from Duke Corporate Education and upGrad :

  • Duke CE, the Corporate Education firm of Duke University
  • Access to Duke CE Digital Library
  • Get the latest updates about innovation from Global Leaders
Design Thinking Certification Program
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Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and live projects, assignments and live lectures.

  • Getting Started with Design Thinking
    • 2 Hours
  • Design as a Culture
    • 2 Hour
  • Empathy to Action
    • 4 Hours
  • Defining the Problem
    • 2 Hours
  • IDEATE - Ideation to Challenge Assumptions
    • 5 Hours
  • Define Solution with Prototyping
    • 2 Hours
  • Testing Solutions
    • 3 Hours
  • Innovation Execution
    • 4 Hours
  • Scale the Solution
    • 2 Hours
  • 20
    Hours of Recorded Content
  • 6+
    Boot Camps and Workshops
  • 10+
    Live Sessions
  • 5+
    SGC Sessions
  • 1
    Visual Design Sprint
  • 6+
The upGrad Advantage
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Design Thinking.
  • Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders help you along the way to resolve any subject matter related queries
    • They grade your assignments and share one-on-one feedback
    Student Success Mentors
    • A dedicated Success Mentor is allocated to each student so as to ensure consistent progress
    • Success Mentor is your single point of contact for all your non-academic queries
  • Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers
    • 100% expert verified responses to ensure quality learning
    Expert Feedback
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts
  • Bootcamp
    • Learning sessions with industry experts
    • Interaction with peers and group activities / assignments
    Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by industry experts
    • One-on-one discussions and mentoring from industry experts
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Program Fee
Rs. 1,50,000 + GST
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    What's Included in the Price
    • Globally Recognised Program
    • Rigorous and Customised Feedback on Assignments
    • One-on-One Industry Mentorship

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