Course Name: Design Thinking - A Primer

Course abstract

Design thinking is a systematic method of solving problems. This method is unique that it starts and ends with humans. The design thinkers start by observing, interviewing or just plain experiencing a situation. Then, they proceed to improve the situation of the humans by solving problems for them.


Course Instructor

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Prof. Bala Ramadurai

Dr. Bala Ramadurai is an independent innovation consultant and professor. He has 3 patents to his credit and 10+ publications in international research journals. He co-founded TRIZ Innovation India (http://trizindia.org) and is an Adjunct Professor at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, India. He has a PhD from Arizona State University, USA, and a B.Tech from IIT Madras, India.
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Prof. Ashwin Mahalingam

Dr. Ashwin Mahalingam joined the faculty in the Building Technology and Construction Management division of the Civil engineering department at IIT-Madras in 2006. Ashwin received his B.Tech in Civil engineering from IIT-Madras and then proceeded to Stanford University for a Masters in Construction Engineering and Management. He then helped start up an internet based company in the USA called All Star Fleet, aimed at providing asset management services for construction companies. Following this he returned to Stanford University to pursue a PhD in the area of Infrastructure Project Management. Ashwin's research interests are in the areas of Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in Infrastructure, the management and governance of large engineering projects and the use of digital technologies in construction. Ashwin's current research focuses on institutional strengthening and post-award governance of PPP projects in India. Ashwin is also a co-founder of Okapi Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd and serves as a Director on the Board.
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Teaching Assistant(s)

Maturi Siddharth

B.E.(Mechanical), M.B.A. (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)

 Course Duration : Feb-Mar 2019

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 Syllabus

 Enrollment : 15-Nov-2018 to 25-Feb-2019

 Exam registration : 25-Feb-2019 to 22-Mar-2019

 Exam Date : 27-Apr-2019, 27-Apr-2019

Enrolled

4427

Registered

489

Certificate Eligible

389

Certified Category Count

Gold

7

Silver

165

Elite

106

Successfully completed

111

Participation

22

Success

Elite

Silver

Gold





Legend

>=90 - Elite + Gold
75-89 -Elite + Silver
>=60 - Elite
40-59 - Successfully Completed
<40 - No Certificate

Final Score Calculation Logic

  • Assignment Score = Average of best 3 out of 4 assignments.
  • Final Score(Score on Certificate)= 75% of Exam Score + 25% of Assignment Score

NOTE: WEEK 1=Avg(A1+A2), WEEK 2= A3,WEEK 3=A4, WEEK 4=A5

Design Thinking - A Primer - Toppers list
Top 1 % of Certified Candidates

ARNAV SHARMA 94%

NATIONAL RAIL & TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE

AMIT CHAUHAN 90%

RIA RYAN ZION

PRAFFUL AGRAWAL 90%

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY TIRUCHIRAPPALLI

DILEEP KUMAR GANJI 90%

SREE VIDYANIKETHAN ENGINEERING COLLEGE

SANTOSH K SHANBHAG 90%

XCEEDANCE CONSULTING

B SAI PRASAD 90%

COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

RAJU VERMA 90%

PRAMATI TECHNOLOGIES


Top 2 % of Certified Candidates

ROOHSHAD MISTRY 88%

WALCHAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

S.VILASINI 88%

DR.MGR RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE

AKSHAY DILIP SARFARE 88%

FINCRUX TECHNOLOGIES


Top 5 % of Certified Candidates

RAHUL B 87%

SRI SIVASUBRAMANIYA NADAR COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

P GANESH 87%

ARICENT

AMITHA KRUSHNEN 87%

INDEPENDENT

BAVITHRA R G 87%

ARCHITECT

ARAVIND K R 87%

SRI RAMAKRISHNA ENGINEERING COLLEGE

PRIYADARSHINI M 87%

PSG COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCE

A.RISHIKA REDDY 87%

G. NARAYANAMMA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE (FOR WOMEN)

SRIKANT VERMA 87%

NTPC LIMITED

SANKAR B 87%

THIAGARAJAR COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

MEHUL 87%

MPHASIS LTD.

PAVAN KUMAR 87%

FUTURE GROUP

Enrollment Statistics

Total Enrollment: 4427

Registration Statistics

Total Registration : 489

Assignment Statistics




Assignment

Exam score

Final score

Score Distribution Graph - Legend

Assignment Score: Distribution of average scores garnered by students per assignment.
Exam Score : Distribution of the final exam score of students.
Final Score : Distribution of the combined score of assignments and final exam, based on the score logic.