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Design Thinking Crash Course

at General Assembly - Downtown

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Price:
$40 8 seats
Start Date:

Thu, Oct 31, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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Location:
Downtown
125 Summer St 13th Fl
Btwn Lincoln St & Fitzgerald Surface Rd
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this design class:

Learn how to use the design thinking methods developed by David Kelly at the Stanford d.School, as well as how to make faster and better design decisions by putting the customer first.

Design Thinking is based on a series of steps:
  • Empathy
  • Definition
  • Ideation
  • Prototyping
  • Testing
And a set of Mindsets:
  • Human Centered
  • Bias Towards Action
  • Show, Don't Tell
  • Radical Collaboration
  • Culture of Prototyping
  • Mindful of Process
We will touch on each of these during the crash course.

Takeaways
  • Learn how to embrace failure and use it as an opportunity to learn
  • Discover how to have empathy for your customer
Prereqs & Preparation
There are no prerequisites and no pre-work is necessary. Please bring an open mind and leave your laptop behind.

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 8:30pm TBD 1 $40
6:30pm - 8:30pm TBD 1 $50

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