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STARTS ON December 11, 2021
DURATION 6 Months Live Online Sessions 3 hours/ Saturday 3:30 PM to 6:45 PM
PROGRAMME FEE INR 1,00,000 + GST View Payment Plan Special Corporate Enrolment Pricing
STARTS ON December 11, 2021
DURATION 6 Months Live Online Sessions 3 hours/ Saturday 3:30 PM to 6:45 PM
PROGRAMME FEE INR 1,00,000 + GST View Payment Plan Special Corporate Enrolment Pricing

Programme Overview

Design thinking, a human-centred approach, when coupled with innovation can be a powerful competitive advantage for any business - big and small.

This high-impact programme will enable you to effectively drive innovation, growth, and customer experience with a cutting-edge curriculum and enriching insights from leading IIT Delhi faculty.

Eligibility: Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognised university in any discipline with minimum 1 year of work experience as on December 11, 2021

Programme Highlights

Learn from one of India’s top-ranked Institutes of national importance

Experience high-impact live online learning and explore real-world case studies

Gain industry-oriented insights from eminent IIT Delhi faculty and industry experts

Participate in peer-to-peer learning and expand your professional network

Receive successful completion certificate in Design Thinking and Innovation from IIT Delhi

Succeed with Eruditus Career Services workshops and job placement assistance

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a human-centric mindset while designing, innovating, developing, and testing solutions for new products, services and processes
  • Understand the role of innovation in the digital era and drive disruptive innovation
  • Create a design thinking culture to drive innovation in an organisational setup
  • Envisage innovative solutions individually and in teams for maximising business impact
  • Develop the ability to create and test prototypes that are customer-centric and innovative
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Who is this Programme for?

This programme is specially curated for:

  • Product, Marketing, Branding, Growth, and R&D Managers who would like to use design thinking to develop innovative products for business impact
  • Designers & Design Engineers, UX Designers, and Creative Managers and Art Directors wanting to gain expertise in developing innovative customer-centric solutions
  • Senior Managers and Business Heads tasked with driving innovation success in their businesses and generating solutions for challenging problems
  • Entrepreneurs and Business Owners who aim to scale their businesses through customer-centric innovations
  • Innovation and growth consultants keen on enhancing their clients' business with design thinking and innovation
  • Rural Entrepreneurs, Small & Medium Enterprises & Professionals from Development Sector

Programme Modules

  • Introduction to Human-centred design
  • Roots of Design Thinking
  • Design Thinking as Celebration
  • Digital Disruption & Technology Evolution
  • Knowing Your Users
  • Identifying Needs of Customers
  • Designing with Empathy
  • Designing for Diversity & Inclusion
  • Ideation Techniques
  • Tools for Fostering Creativity
  • Immersive Learning Exercises
  • Visualisation & Storytelling
  • Proof of Concept
  • Minimum Value Proposition
  • Designing, Tooling and Building
  • Learnings from Failed Designs
  • New Product Development Processes
  • Design for Products & Services
  • Sustainability through Design Thinking
  • Lean & Agile Product/ Service Design
  • Innovation Project Life-cycle
  • Innovation Management Models
  • Frugal Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship Vs Intrapreneurship
  • Innovation for Growth
  • Data-driven Innovation
  • Integrating Design & Technology for Impact
  • Collaborative Ideation & Innovation
  • Transforming Businesses
  • Leadership and Commitment

Note: Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the total programme hours.

Programme Coordinator

Dr Vijayaraghavan M. Chariar

Professor, Centre for Rural Development & Technology

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Prof. Vijayaraghavan M. Chariar has worked in diverse areas including Design for Sustainability, Frugal Innovation, Traditional Knowledge Systems, and Joyous Leadership. He has been awarded the Teaching Excellence Award by IIT Delhi and has taught and conducted research at the Arizona State University as a Fulbrighter. Prof. Chariar is the author of several patents and publications on innovative technologies. A passionate entrepreneur, he serves as the chairman of the IIT Delhi partnered venture Ekam Eco Solutions, and serves as a mentor and advisor to many start-ups, incubators, and accelerators.

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Programme Faculty

Ms. Aditi Singh

Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Design

School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi

Prof. Aditi Singh is an industrial designer and architect with deep experience in product design and innovation, sustainable systems design, and next-gen experience design. A two-time recipient of the prestigious Red Dot Design Award, she has mentored various research and design projects. She is passionate about the intersection of digital and physical spaces and the joy in building human connections with design.

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Mr. Parag Anand

Senior Faculty, Department of Industrial Design

School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi

Prof. Parag Anand is an Industrial Designer with a Master’s Degree in Design from IIT, Delhi and has also trained at the TU Delft in the Netherlands. He has more than twenty years of professional and teaching experience in Product Design. Awarded with two Red Dot Design Awards, his current research focuses on applying next-generation technologies for developing sustainable products and systems.

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Programme Certificate

Participants will be awarded a successful completion certicate from IIT Delhi on scoring at least 50% marks in each of the evaluation components and maintaining a minimum attendance of 75% in both lectures and tutorials. Participants who are unable to score 50% marks in the evaluation will be eligible for the participation certicate if their attendance is above 75% in both lectures and tutorials.

Sample Certificate
Sample Certificate

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of IIT Delhi.

Past Participant Profiles

Work Experience
Past Participant Experience
Top Industries
  • IT Services
  • Banking and Finance
  • Manufacturing
  • Education
  • Internet / E-commerce
Top Functions
  • Information Systems/ Technology
  • Marketing/ Sales
  • General Management
  • Engineering
  • Design
Top Companies
  • American Express
  • Ford Motor Company
  • IBM
  • HCL Technologies
  • ICICI bank

Early applications encouraged. Limited seats are available.

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Special Corporate Enrolment Pricing

Last Date to Apply: Nov 29, 2021

Last Date to Submit the Fee: Dec 8, 2021

Programme offered by Continuing Education Programme (CEP), IIT Delhi

Service Provider Eruditus