Nijmegen, Netherlands

Introduction to Design Thinking and Service Design

when 8 August 2022 - 12 August 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 600

Design thinking is a creative approach to problem solving. This is an intensive, hands-on course that will challenge you to get out of the building into the real world to talk to people and test your ideas.

Course leader

Anastasiya Rylova, senior lecturer, Department of Innovation management
National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE)
Moscow, Russia

Target group

• Advanced Bachelor
• Master
• PhD

Students and PhD candidates who are interested in broadening their knowledge and skills in innovation, new product/service design as well as creative approaches to real world problem solving.

Course aim

After this course you will:

- Have mastered the concept of human-centred design to create innovative solutions for businesses and real-world problems.
- Be able to practice for synthesizing user research and identifying opportunities for design.
- Be able to practice the design process and its activities, methods and techniques.
- Have learned to effectively build and test rapid prototypes and make ideas come to life.

Fee info

EUR 600: The fee includes the registration fees, course materials, access to library and IT facilities, coffee/tea, lunch, and a number of social activities.


We offer several reduced fees:
€ 540 early bird discount- deadline 1 April 2022 (10%)
€ 510 partner + RU discount (15%)
€ 450 early bird + partner + RU discount (25%)

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