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

BUSM4536 Design Thinking for Business

BUSM4747  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 the RMIT Learning Hub (Canvas). These include topic slides, assessment details, links to relevant internet information, readings and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities, contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT library website.

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

There are three assessment tasks:

Assessment Task 1: 30% 

Linked CLOs: 1,4

Assessment Task 2: 20% 

Linked CLOs: 2,3,4

Assessment Task 3: 50%

Linked CLOs: 2,3,4