Course Title: Design Thinking: Develop and Deliver

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Design Thinking: Develop and Deliver

Credit Points: 12.00

Course Coordinator: Dr Kevin Argus

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1457

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: B013. 02.18

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Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

050974 Design Thinking for Business 

053398 Design Thinking Challenge: Discover and Define 

Course Description

This course will equip you with an understanding of the mindset, key capabilities and collaboration tools required to engage in iterative processes of ideation, prototyping and testing, and refinement of product and service design solutions.

In this course you will engage in a project for a real-world organisation. You will act as a consultant applying Design Thinking based on the ‘Double Diamond’ methodology, with a focus on the Develop and Deliver stages. Your focus will be on finding desirable, feasible and viable solutions.



Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development


You will build on existing knowledge, and on successful completion of this course you will be able to:

CLO1: Research, synthesise and critique design thinking resources.

CLO2: Apply design thinking principles to develop opportunities and deliver desirable, feasible and viable user outcomes.

CLO3: Prototype and test solutions to address user needs.

CLO4: Communicate design solutions professionally and effectively to users.



Overview of Learning Activities

In this course, you will be encouraged to be an active and collaborative learner. Your learning will be supported through various online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include presentations; assignments; recommended readings; researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects



Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies\Canvas. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and will be made available to you as required during the teaching period. 

Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 30% 
Linked CLOs: 1, 4

Assessment Task 2: 30% 
Linked CLOs: 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 3: 40%
Linked CLOs: 2, 3, 4