Course on Human-Centered Design

Source
IDEO
Date of Publication
2018

In this course the student will learn about the basics of human-centered design (HCD) and how to use it in practical behavior change situations/programs. The course is free, lasts 9 weeks, and takes place at different times during the year.

By the end of the course the student should be able to:

  • Master the 4 steps of the human-centered design process to create innovative solutions to real-world challenges
  • Build an effective interview guide to learn and document your use research
  • Gain strategies for synthesizing your user research and identifying opportunities for design
  • Practice creative techniques to build rapid prototypes and make your ideas come to life
  • Learn to effectively test your prototypes with real users and identify promising solutions to begin implementing