Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Mgmt 421 Design Thinking for Social Innovation

Design Thinking is an iterative process used to create and refine products, services, or solutions to improve the human experience. Students will learn how these principles are used for social and environmental innovation by applying course assignments to their own idea for a new social venture (nonprofit, social enterprise, or sustainable business), or to an existing social venture of their choice.




Sophomore standing or higher, competitive PSU or transfer GPA (3.0 or higher with consideration made for special circumstances), and satisfactory completion of short application.
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