Details for Design Thinking

Master the art of design thinking to develop creative solutions to entrepreneurial challenges. In this subject, students will recognise the importance of empathy and the power of observation. Work individually and collaboratively in teams to apply design thinking processe and engage the design-thinking mindset.

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: ENT004
  • Credit points: 10

Awards offering Design Thinking

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Develop solutions to address entrepreneurial challenges using design thinking methods;
  2. Develop team and collaboration skills in the design thinking process and mindset;
  3. Identify matters of significance to product/service users and apply design thinking methods to address identified needs;
  4. Acquire technical skills to apply design thinking processes and reflect on outcomes.

Subject Content

  • Design thinking foundations and history
  • Design thinking use cases
  • Collaboration in design thinking
  • The importance of empathy
  • The power of observation
  • Validating insights
  • Rapid Iterating
  • Problem definition and ideation

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to face (onsite)
  • eLearning (online)
  • Intensives

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Group Presentation (30%)
  • Reflective Learning Journal (20%)
  • Skills Demonstration/Performance (50%)