Online Education

Industrial Design Engineering plays a key role in society. We are keen to share our educational and research expertise with others. For example, we provide IDE Master Classes on the latest scientific methods and designs, publish extensively in design and academic journals, and collaborate with industry and technical universities in the Netherlands and internationally. Online education is another way of sharing our knowledge.

Combined professional / student courses

Culture Sensitive Design

Cultural sensitivity and understanding can stimulate the potential for innovation in new product and service design. This course will show you how!

More information about this online course can be found here

Professional education - online IDE Master Classes

A new series of professional ONLINE masterclasses is now available to a much wider audience. This novel Master Class series is an advanced introduction for professionals involved in design, innovation and marketing who need to know how qualitative user research can support and improve their business, product and/or service design.

IDEMC5.x: New Product Marketing

In this course you will have access to our five-step plan for positioning your product. During the course you will be able to develop and work on a launch plan template for your own product or service which will be reviewed by the course team.

This online master class will start on November 7, 2017.

More information about this online master class can be found here.

IDEMC4.x: Vision in Product Design

Join this course to move beyond human-centered design and learn a unique design approach where your own vision plays a central role.

This online master class will start on October 11, 2017.

More information about this online master class can be found here.

IDEMC3.x: Digital Manufacturing for Industrial Design

This course gives you an opportunity to connect to emerging trends and technologies, the instructors, and their insights. 

More information about this online master class can be found here.

IDEMC2.x: Design Leadership

This advanced course is aimed at strategic designers with an interest in acquiring a more senior position in the company or even becoming a Chief Design Officer (CDO). Designers with ambition to better understand and develop their strategic potential, become sparring partners in crafting briefs, and influence strategic decision-making within their organizations will also gain a lot from this course.

More information about this online master class can be found here.

IDEMC1.x: Customer Insights

This professional education course is an advanced introduction for managers and consultants in design, innovation and marketing who would like to learn how qualitative user research can support their business.

More information about this online master class can be found here

Gratis MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)

Een MOOC is een online cursus voor een wereldwijd publiek. Deelname is gratis en interactief. Alle gratis courses van onze faculteit worden aangeboden op het platform van edX.

Design in Healthcare: Using Patient Journey Mapping

This course will give designers and specialists in healthcare the knowledge, insights and tools to be able to analyze and improve patient experience. You will learn how to map complex healthcare scenarios, pinpoint opportunities and create hands-on solutions aimed at improving the patient experience.

More information about this online course can be found here.

Product Design: The Delft Design Approach

Do you want to learn how to design? Using the Delft Design Approach, you will learn how to use a number of key design methods to create meaningful products and services.

More information about this online course can be found here

Design Practices in Business

This course will introduce you to a hands-on design approach for finding new business opportunities. You will experience first-hand how design can be of value for your organisation. You'll be challenged to create your own concepts that generate new business opportunities.

More information about this online course can be found here

Circular Economy

Our global society is not sustainable. We all know about the challenges we're facing: waste, climate change, resource scarcity, loss of biodiversity. At the same time, we want to sustain our economies and offer opportunities for a growing world population. This course is about providing solutions we really believe in: a Circular Economy.

More information about this online course can be found here

Online education at the TU Delft

Online education at the TU Delft is coordinated by the Delft Extension School.