- NQF: 4
- SAQA ID. 118788
- CREDITS: 160
What is a Design Thinking Innovation Lead?
A Design Thinking Innovation Lead coaches’ teams to apply design thinking approach and methodologies to understand and address complex challenges to create innovative solutions for problem solving and addressing needs.
Did you know?
Design thinking has taken the business world by storm in recent years, with business schools and companies recognizing how this innovative approach can revolutionize the way we approach solving problems. As businesses continue to recognize the need for design thinking and innovation, they’ll likely create more demand for employees with those skills
This is an exciting programme that allows your Creativity, lateral thinking, and intuition to be sharpened for the workplace. Design Thinking Innovation Lead introduces students into how they can immerse themselves in the environment and context of the problem or need and approach it from multiple perspectives and collaboratively apply analysis and synthesis of data from multiple sources in a coherent way and in a manner that is relevant to solution.
- NQF Level 3 qualification.
Certification and Examination
On successful completion of the programme, the student will receive a statement of result from Berea College of Technology and upon meeting the EISA requirements, receive an Occupational Certificate: Design Thinking Innovation Lead from the QCTO.
EISA is a single, national assessment which leads to competent learners being awarded Occupational Certificates. It is an integral and critical component of QCTO’s quality assurance system, as it ensures that the assessment of occupational qualifications, part-qualifications and trades is standardised, consistent and credible. Qualifying for External Assessment: To qualify for an external assessment, learners must provide proof of completion of all required knowledge and practical modules by means of statements of results and a record of completed work experience.
Duration and Work-Integrated Learning
The programme duration is 2 years on a full-time basis.
- Prescribed textbook lists will be provided by the academic department at your campus. Students will receive electronic versions of the study guides for this programme. Study material is also available online on the learner management system, Moodle.
Enquire at Berea College of Technology campus for a pricelist for the programme you are interested in.
Students must make provision for additional items such as textbooks, stationery, supplementary examinations, research costs and printing of study guides.For more information on this course and further study options, visit www.bct.ac.za
WHAT IS THIS COURSE ?
Human Centred Innovation
Design Thinking Fundamentals
Fundamentals of Positive Psychology for Design Thinking
Research to Inform Design Thinking Processes
Benefits of Design Thinking
Innovation Leadership for Design Thinking
Coaching Workshops for Design Thinking
Introduction to Project Management for Design Thinking
Introduction to Design Thinking Governance, Legislation and Ethics
4IR and Future Skills
242102-001-00-KM-12 Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Computer Technology and Utilisation
Practical Skill Modules
Conduct Applied Ethnographic Research
Lead Group Interaction for Innovative Solutions
Apply Design Thinking for Innovation Principles and Methodologies
Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Computer Technology and Utilisation
Apply Ethics and Effectiveness in the Workplace
Work Experience Modules
Applied Ethnographic Research
Design Thinking Innovation Coaching
Creative Innovation Solution Design
DESIGN THINKING INNOVATION LEAD
Centre for Student Relations (CSR)
The Centre provides a free online service to students who require additional academic and personal support.