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Certificate in Creative Problem Solving for business

duration5 weeks
languageEnglish
locationMadrid
intakeJune 24th, 2024
Credits15 ECTS
Price5,900 €
duration5 weeks
languageEnglish
locationMadrid
intakeJune 24th, 2024
Credits15 ECTS
Price5,900 €

CERTIFICATE IN CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING FOR BUSINESS

Unlock your potential and propel your career to new heights by studying our Certificate in Creative Problem Solving for Business. In this transformative learning experience, you will not only immerse yourself in essential design strategies but also foster a creative mindset crucial for tackling complex challenges in today's diverse industries.

Guided by seasoned faculty, you'll explore human-centered design methodologies, refining your problem-solving skills through hands-on experiences, project-based assignments, and real-world case studies. This certificate offers more than just education; it provides a gateway to versatile career opportunities in product design, user experience design, and service design.

By investing in your future and adding strategic design expertise to your professional toolkit, you'll be well-prepared to navigate the evolving business landscape marked by digital transformation and service-oriented models. Join us on this dynamic learning adventure, where innovation meets practicality, and set yourself on a path to success in the ever-changing world of creative problem solving.

Want to Know more?

Discover the Creative Problem Solving for Business Summer Certificate: Information Session with our Academic Director – 12 JUNE – ONLINE

WEDNESDAY, 12 JUNE, 2024 AT 03:00 PM CEST

  • THIS PROGRAM IS FOR...

    Ambitious undergraduate or gradute students like you, whether you’re already deeply immersed in the business world, or about to take the first steps of your professional career. This certificate empowers you to disrupt, innovate and succeed in a complex and sometimes challenging business landscape.

  • YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS CERTIFICATE BECAUSE...

    Businesses are constantly seeking visionary leaders who can navigate complexity, innovate strategically, lead with empathy, enhance customer experiences and drive sustainable success. This program is your chance to stand out to prospective employers and make a meaningful impact in your organization or your own entrepreneurial venture.

  • YOU ARE LOOKING FOR...

    Whether you're an ambitious student or young professional aspiring to launch your own venture, a dedicated learner staying ahead of industry trends, or someone eager to drive change within your organization, this certificate provides a unique opportunity to unlock your potential and make a significant impact in the business world.

Ready to make this summer count?

Elevate your skills and boost your resume with our exclusive summer certificate programs! Don't miss out on this chance to invest in yourself and pave the way for a brighter future.

FIND OUT ABOUT UPCOMING INFORMATIONAL CERTIFICATE SESSIONS

Experience firsthand how we can help you achieve your goals and expand your skills. Register now for more details and secure your spot in our upcoming information sessions.

  • Lucia Mugicalucia.mugica@ie.edu

    ANY DOUBTS ABOUT THE CERTIFICATE?

    Please contact our program specialist for personalized advice on your specific case.

5 REASONS TO STUDY THE CERTIFICATE IN CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING FOR BUSINESS

  • 01.

    Cultivate Your Creative Mindset

    Dive into essential design strategies and cultivate a creative mindset to tackle complex challenges. Our experienced faculty guides you through human-centered design methodologies, fostering innovative thinking applicable across diverse industries.

  • 02.

    Precision in Problem-Solving

    Enhance your problem-solving skills with creative precision through hands-on experiences, project-based assignments, and real-world case studies. The focus on human-centered design ensures relevance for target audiences.

  • 03.

    Versatile Career Skills

    Gain in-demand design skills for emerging fields like product design, user experience design, and service design. This program opens doors to versatile career opportunities, making you appealing to employers seeking innovative professionals.

  • 04.

    Strategic Design Expertise

    Invest in your future success in the evolving business landscape. Strengthen your academic and professional profile with strategic design expertise, positioning yourself for success in a dynamic and innovative professional environment.

  • 05.

    Navigate Digital Transformation with Confidence

    Equip yourself for success in a business landscape marked by digital transformation and service-oriented models. This certificate enhances your skills for thriving in an ever-changing, innovative professional world.

A FLEXIBLE FORMAT

Face-to-face + Hybrid or Online Sessions + Asynchronous Work

IE University's certificates feature a dynamic academic format that combines face-to-face, hybrid, and online sessions with asynchronous learning. This approach blends online convenience with the engagement of traditional classes.

Face-to-face sessions encourage active community building and collaboration, while hybrid/online options provide learning flexibility for various lifestyles. Asynchronous work further enhances this model, allowing students to explore course materials at their own pace, fostering self-directed learning. This integrated approach ensures a versatile and immersive educational experience, catering to the diverse needs of modern students.

 IE students during the Certificate in Creative Problem Solving Business

STUDY PLAN AND COURSES

  • Get ready to dive into a world of innovative design thinking! From day one, you'll be hands-on, creating your own life canvas, exploring the value of design in business, and tackling group challenges with real-world impact. 

  • Deepen your understanding of user empathy and spatial experience through theories in user behavior, perception, and real-world case studies. Engage in field activities like service safaris and empathy mapping, while refining your research tools and methodologies.  

  • Take your research to the next level by learning the art of transforming raw data into actionable insights. Revisit and reframe your initial challenges based on these new perspectives, all while laying the groundwork in graphic design principles to effectively communicate your ideas. 

  • Take an in-depth look into designing strategies and knowing your customers! You will learn the craft of creating customer journeys, create persona booklets based on research, and receive an overview of service blueprints. Next, put theory into practice by starting to create your own prototype strategy and discovering how to get feedback to validate it. 

  • Learn the ins and outs of bringing a concept to market! Discover the nuances of developing a Minimum Viable Product (MVP), adding financial information for strategic decision-making, and integrating it into an extensive Business Model Canvas. Present your completed blueprint and share some advice on how to tell a compelling visual tale to bring it all together. 

  • Step into the spotlight with your pitch-perfect project! Finalize your financial slides in an interactive workshop and showcase your project's insights, process, and viability in a 15-minute presentation. Get invaluable feedback from experts and peers to round off your transformative journey in business-centric design methodologies. 

*This study plan is under revision and may be subject to change.

CONTACT THE ADMISSIONS DEPARTMENT FOR DETAILS AND UPDATES 

A MESSAGE FROM THE ACADEMIC DIRECTOR

  • Knu Kim – Certificate in Creative Problem Solving for Business Academic Director

    Knu Kim

    By investing in your future and adding strategic design expertise to your professional toolkit, you'll be well-positioned for success in the evolving business landscape marked by digital transformation and service-oriented business models.

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EXPERIENCE MADRID

Madrid is one of the most popular cities in Europe for Gen Z travelers and one of the most student-friendly cities in Spain. Offering an affordable public transport network, cool underground culture and fabulous nightlife, Spain’s capital is also home to international companies of stature, including Google, Microsoft and Apple, creating a myriad of opportunities for professional experience.


Madrid is in a league of its own and provides the perfect backdrop to round off a unique educational experience.

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