Design Thinking in Healthcare Innovation – Online Course

Learn Design Thinking methodology and how you can utilize it in bringing forth solutions for healthcare challenges? Master's and PhD students affiliated with Centre for Digital Life Norway through research projects in the centre or the research school are eligible to apply to get a place on this online course.

Illustration GREAT design thinkingA 2 ECTS course. 

Application deadline 23 April 23:30 (CEST).

Sixty students are selected to the course from associated network organisations – 10 of them Master's and PhD students affiliated with the Centre for Digital Life Norway through research projects in the centre or the research school.

By completing the course, you get a basic understanding in Design Thinking (DT). During the course, you will work in a multidisciplinary team and use collective thinking and DT approach in solving real-life clinical problems. You will also develop discussion and presentation skills and understand the principles and importance of group dynamics. 

The course runs Wednesdays week 19–22 (12 May–2 June).

Students who have completed the online course, will be invited to apply for an intensive summer course in Finland (NOTE: this course has been postponed to January 2022).  Invitations will be sent out at the end of the online course. The intensive course will provide opportunities for students to apply the essential things they have learned from the basic online course as they innovate solutions for actual healthcare challenges from various university hospitals and healthcare institution. The Centre for Digital Life Norway and the research school will cover all expenses for affiliated students attending the intensive summer course.

Published Nov. 27, 2020 8:31 AM - Last modified June 17, 2021 11:21 AM