Design thinking

Lecturer(s): Marie GOYON
Course ⋅ 26 hTC ⋅ 4 h


The program understands innovation and its management by a global, multidisciplinary approach linking the analytical thought and the intuitive thought. Design thinking methodology implements a process of creativity involving user's feedbacks and usages, iteration in conception and prototyping . Students will learn how to place a problem in a global perspective (economic, technical, sociological …) and how to transform an idea into a business. The students will use the three pillars of design thinking approach : desirability, viability and feasibility.


creativity, ideation, design thinking, user empathy


Introduction to design thinking theory and methods Creativity and ideation workshops Research and analysis Ethnography fieldwork Uses

Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to get an overview on a specific problem : desirability, viability, feasibility
  • Work creatively and transversaly
  • Adopt an iterative and user centered point of view
  • be able to work in an interdisciplinary context, manage an innovative project


Project evaluation : oral presentations and report