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... 140+ learners from Indonesia have signed up for upGrad programs.

Intro Video
  • 20 hours
    of recorded content
  • Ranked# 3
    Executive education by financial times
  • 50+
    country learner base
  • 3 Months
    Recommended 6-8 hours/ Week
  • Sep 29, 2021
    Start Date
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Benefits
  • Partners
  • Program Fee

Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Get access to 20+ hours of recorded content
  • Attend 10+ live sessions with Industry experts
  • Apply your learnings with 6+ assignments
  • Get access to 5+ small group coaching sessions
  • Receive certification from Duke CE
  • Build your network with an International Learner Base
  • Virtual Studio Experience and Design Tools
  • Learn while you earn through 100% Online Format
  • Get timely Doubt Resolution and access to discussion forums
  • Get access to virtual Studio Experience and Design Tools

This program is ideal for:
- Top-line Innovation Management professionals
- Product Specialists
- Designers
- Business and Social Entrepreneurs
- Product and Marketing Managers


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
  • Programme Outcome
    Build business plans/service design through research, product roadmapping and innovating existing practices
  • Who is this Programme 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.
  • High ROI:
    Cost Effective
    • Upgrade your career at 1/10 the cost of the same on campus program
    Learn and Earn
    • Get world class credentials without leaving your job from the comfort of your home
  • Industry Driven
    • Learn through curriculum created by the industry for the industry
    • Learn and get coached by leading industry experts from around the globe
    • Experience world class education on-demand through our proprietary app and website
    Unparalleled Support
    • Work with a dedicated upGrad buddy who will handhold you throughout the program
    • Get expert verified resolutions for all your doubts within hours
    • Weekly live sessions with industry experts on doubts, career & communication
  • Career Preparation
    • Rigorous career preparation with resume feedback, personal branding on LinkedIn
    • Career booster content to help understand how to search for jobs, prepare for interviews, negotiate your salary etc.
    • Industry mentorship - Receive mentorship from industry leaders of the domain to help you reach your desired career goal
    • Opportunity to network with accomplished professionals, faculty and industry experts from 50+ countries
    • Part of 50K+ alumni base who are working in top companies like Amazon, ESPN, Visa, Microsoft, E&Y, Accenture
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Program Fee
USD 2500

    Empowering learners of tomorrow

    What's Included in the Price
    • Get access to Globally Recognised Program
    • Learn through Rigorous and Customised Feedback on Assignments
    • Get One-on-One Industry Mentorship

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