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.

What's New

Hello Design Thinking

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Upcoming Multi-week Courses

Insights for Innovation

Gain deeper insights into customer needs and develop stronger solutions.

September 6 – October 22
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From Ideas to Action

Get tangible by generating ideas, experimenting, and iterating to help others experience your vision of the future.

November 8 - December 17
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Storytelling for Influence

Learn how to craft a compelling narrative, inspire others to follow your lead, and connect with diverse audiences.

September 6 – October 15
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Leading for Creativity

Learn how to build a culture of creativity, scale design thinking, and create breakthrough solutions.

September 6 - October 15
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Upcoming Schedule

Hello Design Thinking
Introductory Class
Start this class anytime
Insights for Innovation
Multi-Week Course
September 6–October 22, 2017
From Ideas to Action
Multi-Week Course
November 8-December 17, 2017
Storytelling for Influence
Multi-Week Course
September 6–October 15, 2017
Leading for Creativity
Multi-Week Course
September 6–October 15, 2017
November 8-December 17, 2017

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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 customers? Learn methodologies that give your team a common language for innovation and work together towards breakthrough ideas and solutions.

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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