Executive Education

Short Courses

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Courses can be conducted onsite at your organization or modified to suit your organization’s needs. We offer custom solutions in aerospace and defense, global supply chain management, healthcare and strategic leadership. Contact our industry representatives for more information.

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Innovation by Design

Course Description

This course prepares participants to create new processes using the design thinking methodology. It focuses on improving current processes or creating new ones by integrating the needs of the people involved, technology considerations and the business case.

The course benefits individual contributors, project leaders, managers and executives charged with developing or improving their organization’s processes.

Key Benefits

  • Learn and understand the design thinking methodology.
  • Develop complementary skills to fully realize the value of design thinking.
  • Planning and prepare for a design thinking project.

Available Industries: Leadership

Duration & Dates

This is a three-day course.

    Dates are flexible.

    Lea Anne Law, Director
    +1 (865) 974-1622

    Becky Powell, Program Coordinator


    This course is offered at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, or a location of your choice.


    J. Elaine Seat

    Elaine Seat is on the faculty of the Management Department of the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. Elaine arrived in the Business School via an unusual ...


    Cost of this program includes breakfast, lunch and snacks, parking and all program materials. Preferred pricing is available for multiple attendees from the same organization, current students and alumni of Haslam EMBA programs. Visit our preferred pricing page for more information.