Design your Solution

You have the potential to design the entire world around you (whether you consider yourself a designer or not). The systems that are failing us, the business models that no longer serve us and our planet, the products that pollute... This course equips you with the tools and frameworks to start getting your hands dirty and designing solutions.



The Brainstorm Process

Harness your creativity to brainstorm new solutions to the problem. Explore design thinking methodologies including human and environmental centered design.

Understanding who you are designing for

Map perspectives of stakeholders in your system and collect qualitative data by speaking to potential users and collaborators.

Discover the fundamentals of the circular economy

Design out waste completely from the solutions you design. 

Nature’s design checklist

Humans aren’t the only ones we can design for. Explore the fundamentals of biomimicry and the frameworks that will make Mother Nature an active part of your creation process.

Meaning Making and Money Making

Whether you’re thinking of starting a business or not, knowing how to sustain the solutions you build over time is key to creating a positive impact at scale. Discover innovative business models to play with as you leverage the Social Business Model Canvas and identify your project's value proposition.

This course



Harness your creativity to brainstorm new solutions to the problem


Adopt a macro and micro perspectives around problems and solutions


Leverage Nature in your solution development journey


Identify new ways to financially sustain your solution

Key Topics

- Design Thinking
- Environmental and Human Centered Design
- The Circular Economy Biomimicry
- The Social Business Model Canvas 

Over 30 videos

7 Self-Directed Exercises

9 Key Frameworks

The Instructors

Laura Francois:
An impact strategist and entrepreneur working at the intersection of environmental and social change, Laura has spent over 10 years developing creative strategies for systems change. She is the co-founder of The Spaceship and has previously cofounded 3 social enterprises across India, Malaysia and Singapore - as well as directed international non-profit Fashion Revolution in Southeast Asia. Laura is a circular economy mentor at Fashion for Good Incubator Mumbai and The Bridge Incubator Singapore as well as a guest lecturer in sustainability at INSEAD University Singapore, Lasalle College For The Arts and New Campus Asia.

Clement Hochart:
An impact entrepreneur having co-founded six startups before the age of 33, five of which are still growing globally, Clement is an impact entrepreneur at heart. He started his career in 2010 working in the automotive, railway and steel industries before transitioning to entrepreneurship. His key expertise lies in innovation, system thinking and business development.

Laura Francois

Clement Hochart

Web & UX Experience

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Gain the tools and adopt the mindsets to build solutions
to global challenges you care about.

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