Tools and Methods Unit
We are offering the full award as individual units to allow you flexibility around your studies, so that you can complete any particular unit in any order allowing you complete freedom to choose and
Learners will acquire an understanding and practice in using some of the key tools and methods of service design. They will develop the knowledge of how these methods can be applied at various stages in the service design process. The unit is relevant for those who wish to develop service design skills and explore how they can be applied across all services.
The use of tools and methods at different phases
Examples and case studies
How personas and empathy mapping apply to user research
How to use journey mapping to analyse and design service
The methods of blueprinting
How the Double Diamond design model maps onto the service design process
The use of brainstorming and affinity mapping
The principles and methods of ideation
How we present initial outcomes
You will be working alongside professionals focused on how service design can improve quality and get closer to the needs of citizens and customers.
You can access fees and funding information here.
How to Sign Up
Dates for 2018/19 part-time and online cohorts are:
24 September 2018 – 26 October 2018
18 February 2019 – 22 March 2019