Startup weekend&Tekwill Academy: What is Design Thinking?

11 November 2017, 11:00 - 16:00

What is Design Thinking?

Design Thinking is a collaborative and user-centered approach to complex problem-solving. But why is it such a buzzword at the moment? You will get a short introduction to Design Thinking and run through a one and a half hour hands-on exercise, that gives you a glimpse into the method and mindset.

Miriam completed the Advanced Track course at the HPI School of Design Thinking in Potsdam, Germany. She later worked for both, the HPI School of Design Thinking in Potsdam and the HPI School of Design Thinking in Cape Town, South Africa. Miriam offers training and consultancy for companies, organizations, students, and entrepreneurs around the globe and currently writes a book about entrepreneurial approaches and strategies.

Course Objectives:

  • To introduce students to the fundamentals of Design Thinking
  • To experience the Design Thinking method and mindset through a hands-on exercise
  • To increase the understanding of Design Thinking and potential benefits for the professional and personal life

Course Organisation:

  • 3 hours workshop that covers both theory and exercises

Grading plan

  • no grades or exams

Language of instruction: English

Date and time: Saturday, November 11, 2017, 13:00

Location: Tekwill, 9/11 Studentilor str., Chisinau

Price: 250 lei

Besides the master-class, you will enjoy a pleasant atmosphere, informal communication, and exchange of experience with interesting persons!

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