Gain a practical insight into user-centred design (an iterative design process in which designers focus on the users and their needs in each phase of the design process)
Explore the types of transferrable skills that are needed to solve problems
Explore the notion of data and how it can be used to solve problems
Learn how to use technology to find effective resolutions to digital problems
On this program, you’ll be introduced to a range of design focussed skills that can be applied to the world of work.
From user-centred design and the concept of design thinking to digital problem-solving skills and using data to make decisions, this program will bridge design thinking with real-world problems.
Using practical examples and tips from employers, you’ll have the opportunity to identify and use design skills and software to solve simple problems. You’ll also better understand what is required in this area by employers, and how you can apply these skills to enhance your career.
Get Creative with People to Solve Problems
Have you ever had a digital problem that you didn't know how to solve? Get acquainted with the five stages of design thinking.
Decision Making: How to Choose the Right Problem to Solve
Build personal problem-solving skills and learn how to make an effective plan to tackle real-life problems and decisions.
Evidence and Data Collection for Problem Solving
Find out how to harness the power of data to help you make better business decisions.
This program is designed for people who have digital skills but would like to build confidence in using digital technology in the workplace. This may include those studying for A-levels, those who have a degree, or those who want to improve their career prospects. The program will also be useful for anyone in employment who wants to boost their digital skills or anyone returning to the workplace who’d like to gain confidence in how working practices have evolved.