Certificate Programme in Design Thinking for User Experience

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Institute: IIT Delhi
Programme Start Date: 24th September, 2022
Admission: Open
Deadline To Apply: 10th September, 2022
Programme Type: D2D
Class Timings: Saturdays: 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Course Overview


Design Thinking and UX Design – both seek to understand users, challenge assumptions, redefine problems, and create innovative solutions to prototype and test. How Design Thinking adds value to the UX Design process is by counteracting human biases that inhibit creativity. It also provides a structure to the emphasising engagement, dialogue, and helps to achieve the only goal of UX Design – creating delightful user experiences.

Programme Overview

IIT Delhi’s Certificate Programme in Design Thinking for User Experience helps you to hone your user experience design skills by equipping you with the knowledge of the human-centered design process of user research, analysis, ideation/synthesis, testing & implementation. It will help you upskill and learn the tools of the trade so you can propel in your career.

Programme Highlights

  • A programme from DoD, IIT Delhi.
  • University Rankings 2022 in India.
  • 6 months, online programme for working professionals
  • 80 hours of live online teaching
  • IIT Delhi Continuing Education Programme (CEP) Certification

Programme Detail

Who Should Attend?

  • Professionals working or aspiring for a role as a UI/UX designer
  • Fresh graduates or post-graduates with a minimum of 50% marks and one-year work experience, seeking a career in this growing industry
  • Professionals working in the IT Industry who want to upgrade their skills from Visual Design/UI Design and Engineering to User Experience Design

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Tenets of UX/UI
  • Applying Design Thinking in the creation of digital products through the UX design process
  • Learning the human-centred design process of User Research, Analysis, Ideation/Synthesis, Testing & Implementation
  • Developing delightful user experiences and products


Live Online Sessions delivered Direct-to-Device (D2D)


  • 6 Months
  • 80 Hours of Learning
  • 3-Hour Sessions

Class Schedule

Saturdays: 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


  • Graduation/post-graduation with minimum of 50% marks
  • Minimum 1-year work experience

Admission Criteria

Selection based on application review

Assessment and Certification


  • Evaluation is project-based.
  • Certificate of completion criteria: Attendance, Assignments + Project Completion”


Candidates who score at least 60% marks overall and have minimum attendance of 60% will receive a ‘Certificate of Completion’ from IIT Delhi CEP.


Date and Fees

Programme Fee

ParticularsAmount () *
Programme Fee1,25,000

Note: All fees should be submitted in the IITD CEP Account only, and the details will be shared post-selection.

Instalment Schedule

Instalment IInstalment IIInstalment III  Instalment IV   
DateTo be paid within 7 days of offer rollout10th October, 202210th November, 202210th December, 2022
Amount (in ₹)*30,00030,00030,00035,000

*GST @18% will be charged extra in addition to the fee

Programme Timelines

Application Closure Date10th September, 2022
Programme start date24th September, 2022
Programme end dateMarch, 2023

Programme Content

Introduction to UX Design

o Design Thinking Process

o Interaction Design and User Experience

o Case Studies in Various Domains

UX Research

o User Contextual Inquiry and Interviews

o Affinity Mapping and Card Sorting

o User Surveys

o Contextual Research & Eco-system Mapping

UX Analysis

o Personas, Ecosystem Maps, Journey Maps

o UX Opportunity Maps

o UX Goal Setting, Strategy & Vision

UX Ideation

o Wireframing

o Low-fidelity Prototyping Methods

UX Execution

o Heuristic & HCI Principles

o UI Design Principles – Typography, Grids, Composition

o Gestalt Principles

o Design Systems

Usability Testing

o A/B Testing

o Heuristic Evaluations

o Usability Lab Testing Methods

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