IDEO U


Solve Anything
Creatively

We believe the world needs more creative leaders.
IDEO U is an online school where anyone can unlock their
creative potential through design thinking and collaboration.

OUR COURSES

From Ideas to Action

From Ideas to Action

Bring your ideas to life through ideation and prototyping, so that others can experience your vision of the future.

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September 14 - October 19

Storytelling for Influence

Storytelling for Influence

Embrace the power of storytelling, so that you feel armed and confident sharing your innovative ideas with others.

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January 16- February 19

Leading for Creativity

Leading for Creativity

Learn IDEO’s unique approach to leadership, so your team and organization can discover creative ways to solve the challenges of today’s complex world.

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October 5 - November 2

Insights for Innovation

Insights for Innovation

Discover deep insights, so that you can see the world differently and solve problems in new and innovative ways.

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October 19 - November 23

IS IDEO U FOR ME?

For Individuals

For Individuals

Build skills that enable you to uncover and act on the the unmet needs of your customers, whether you’re starting your own venture or creating value within an organization. Our approaches will help you work smarter and achieve results more quickly.

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For Teams

For Teams

Are you looking for new ways to get your team inspired about your end users? Learn methodologies that give your team a common language for innovation so that everyone can work together towards breakthrough ideas and solutions.

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For Organizations

For Organizations

A global survey of 1,500 CEOs identified creativity as the number one leadership competency for the future. Use IDEO’s structured approaches to innovation to unleash your organization’s creative problem solving potential at scale.

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Creativity is an essential skill for leaders trying to make a difference. Yet developing the ability to think and act creatively remains a thorny challenge. While there's a hunger for skill development, elevating creative confidence doesn't happen via traditional modes of executive education.

—Tim Brown, CEO IDEO

WHAT OUR LEARNERS ARE SAYING

Sarah Faulkner, Founder/Principal
Insights for Innovation provided a robust overview of human-centered design approaches. I was particularly inspired by the ‘immersing in empathy’ examples for going beyond traditional interviews.

—Sarah Faulkner, Founder/Principal

Daryl Villanueva, Founder & Chief Designer
I'm developing a new motorcycle and business plan based on what I learned.

—Daryl Villanueva, Founder & Chief Designer