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Resources to help students during their Design it Forward journey and beyond into their careers.

A great foundation

IBM believes that systems of the world should work in service of people. At the heart of IBM’s human-centered mission is Enterprise Design Thinking: a framework to solve users’ problems at the speed and scale of modern enterprises.

The creators of this course baked Enterprise Design Thinking into the curriculum so students learn through hands-on experience, led by senior-level professional IBM designers. To become familiar with the framework, students first earn their Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner Badge.

Enrolled students will also have access to IBM designers to advise on how to apply for a job at IBM via the IBM Careers site, and gain valuable mentorship with the IBM-NCSU Pathfinder Mentoring Program.

Download the Design it Forward sample syllabus for a preview of how we put it all together during your semester-long experience.