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Future Skills Short Course

Design Thinking for Innovation

Use creative design thinking to develop innovative business solutions.

Time commitment
6 weeks (5-8 hours per week)
Time commitment
6 weeks (5-8 hours per week)

100% online, mentor supported, workplace ready

Teaming up with the best in industry, our courses lean into the future of work to deliver the best in structured, 100% online education.

Design thinking is core to many of the most successful businesses, and combines critical thinking and creativity to solve problems. Design thinking for innovation teaches you how to apply the best creative and analytical tools to develop real solutions for real needs, including personas, empathy mapping, prototyping and iteration models. 

Our design thinking course encourages you to think differently. You will learn the techniques that allow you to solve the right problem, in the right way and put yourself in your customers' shoes. Throughout the course, you will work on your own problem and complete a design thinking project that you can present back to your organisation, start-up, or peers. Change your mindset to focus on solutions and boost creativity in your workplace. 

Career outlook

Take a closer look at what opportunities in the Design Thinking for Innovation field.

Job satisfaction

Product Designers have a job satisfaction of 4.6/5

Industry growth

21.7% predicted job growth in 5 years

Salary expectations

The typical salary for a Product Desiger role is $110k

Job opportunities

In Australia, there are 2,000+ jobs available

Course overview

Learn more about our Design Thinking for Innovation course in the video below.

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After completing an RMIT Future Skills course, you will earn an RMIT credential which can be validated, recognised and shared on social media platforms.

Course structure

  • What is HCD?
  • Your HCD Journey
  • The Double Diamond

Learn with industry experts

REA Group

REA Group is a digital advertising company that operates Australia’s leading property and real estate websites in Europe, Asia and the US.

Concentrix Catalyst

Concentrix Catalyst is a digital services company driven to improve people’s lives through technology. Focusing on strategy, experience design, software development and systems integration, Concentrix Catalyst's work focuses on five key values; transparency, resilience, problem solving, energy, and curiosity.

Learner Success Team
Learner Success TeamRMIT Online

Our learner success team are here to help you with 1:1 coaching, tips on how to successfully study online, and any questions or concerns you may have. 

Why choose RMIT Online

Get a world-class education and transform your career.

Real world skills

Develop skills that have been validated by industry, while getting credentialed by a world-leading university.

Industry connected

You'll gain knowledge and practical skills from renowned industry partners who are at the forefront of their field.

Flexible delivery

Advance your career while you study. RMIT Online courses let you balance work, study and life commitments.

Supported community

Be guided by a network of industry experts and peers, and supported by our dedicated success team.

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