About the Course

The Field Guide to Human-Centered Design

Human-centered design is a creative approach to solving problems. The process starts centering on the people you’re designing for and ends with new solutions specifically made to fit their needs.

IDEO's Human-Centered Design

Our Course Progress :: Overview

  • Class 1. Intro to Human-Centered Design :: Completed

    Human-centered design is a creative approach to solving problems. The process starts centering on the people you’re designing for and ends with new solutions specifically made to fit their needs.

    For our first class we recruited team members and registered out team under the name "The Avengers".

    Meet Our Team

  • Class 2. Inspiration Phase :: In Progress

    Select a pre-crafted design challenge or create your own. IDEO and Acumen offer the option to select one of three pre-defined challenges to work for the rest of the course.

    1. How Might We Enable More Young People to Become Social Entrepreneurs?.

    2. How Might We Provide Healthier Food

    3. How Might We Improve Educational Experiences for New Immigrants?.

    See the Challenge We Chose

  • Class 3. Ideation Phase (Synthesis)

    Human-centered design is a creative approach to solving problems. The process starts centering on the people you’re designing for and ends with new solutions specifically made to fit their needs.

    Due on June 9th

  • Class 4. Ideation Phase (Prototyping)

    Human-centered design is a creative approach to solving problems. The process starts centering on the people you’re designing for and ends with new solutions specifically made to fit their needs.

    Due on June 30th

  • Class 5. Implementation Phase

    Human-centered design is a creative approach to solving problems. The process starts centering on the people you’re designing for and ends with new solutions specifically made to fit their needs.

    Due on July 9th