Service Design for the Real World: A Practical Introduction
Service Design for the Real World: A Practical Introduction, Industry experts share the content we wish we’d had when we were getting started.
This is the course we wish we had when we started our Service Design careers.
Tools and frameworks alone won’t make you a great Service Designer. Most Service Design happens within existing companies and organizations. By understanding the real challenges and barriers to putting Service Design into practice you will be better prepared for the reality of actually doing the work. This is one of the only courses that go beyond methodology alone to focus on how to apply Service Design in an organizational context.
This course includes:
- A comprehensive introduction to the Service Design process
- 5 Recorded activities (we walk you through activity templates with pre-recorded facilitation)
- A resource list to support your learning beyond this course
Learn from experienced industry professionals who have:
- Established and scaled in-house Service Design teams in multiple companies across industries (Telecom, Insurance, Financial Services, Legal, and Retail)
- Been recognized with the Service Design Global Network award
- Been actively teaching and mentoring students and industry professionals in Service Design for 10+ years
- Are regularly invited to speak at events, host workshops, and share their thoughts on the evolution and future of Service Design
At the end of this course you will:
- Become deeply familiar with the overall Service Design methodology and be confident in your ability to speak to it.
- Have a meaningful understanding of key phases of work in Service Design: Research, Ideation, Prototyping, and how they fit together as a process
- Know how to clearly communicate the value of Service Design
- Appreciate the importance of stakeholder management and organizational context when practicing Service Design
- Learn what core skills and specialized skills you need to develop in order to succeed at landing your first role or further progressing in your career as a Service Designer.