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

Designing for Change
Learn the mindsets and skills of a human-centered approach to creating change and growing it into a lasting movement.

February 28 - April 8
MULTI-WEEK COURSE
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Hello Design Thinking
Unlock your creative potential through this online introduction to design thinking with IDEO Founder, David Kelley.

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INTRODUCTORY CLASS
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Upcoming Multi-week Courses

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

January 17-February 25
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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.

February 28 - April 8
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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.

January 17-February 25
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Insights for Innovation
Gain deeper insights into customer needs and develop stronger solutions.

January 17-February 25
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Upcoming Schedule

Hello Design Thinking
NEW Introductory Class
Start this class anytime
Insights for Innovation
Multi-Week Course
January 17-February 25, 2018
February 28 - April 8, 2018
April 25 - June 3, 2018
From Ideas to Action
Multi-Week Course
February 28 - April 8, 2018
Storytelling for Influence
Multi-Week Course
January 17-February 25, 2018
February 28 - April 8, 2018
April 25 - June 3, 2018
Leading for Creativity
Multi-Week Course
January 17 - February 25, 2018
February 28 - April 8 , 2018
April 25 - June 3, 2018

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Designing for Change
NEW Multi-Week Course
February 28 - April 8, 2018

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