Design Thinking and Innovation - ENT 455

This course provides students with an interactive, highly dynamic and deeply experiential approach to leading user-centric innovation in a corporate setting. Design thinking combines creative and critical thinking that allows information and ideas to be organized, decisions to be made, situations to be improved, and knowledge to be gained During the course, students will learn creative problem-solving techniques, a structured approach to innovation that combines best of breed of design thinking, innovation and creativity, leadership and entrepreneurship. This course will embrace multiple schools of thought, including design thinking, systems thinking, entrepreneurship and business strategy thus helping students develop skills in rapid idea generation and opportunity recognition while maintaining the customer need at the center. Prerequisites: ENT 301 or ENT 302