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    STUDENT DESIGN THINKING PROGRAM 2024 - MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY INCUBATOR

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    Macquarie University Incubator - Student Design Thinking Program 2024

    AΒ 4-week program where you will learn Design Thinking so you canΒ practice creative problem solving andΒ innovative thinking everyday.

    This is a free program offered by the Macquarie University Incubator to complement any degree. The techniques and skills that you are taught throughout this program are life-skills applicable toΒ any industry or career you undertake.Β 

    Key Learning Outcomes:

    • how social innovation makes aΒ difference
    • creative thinking techniques and creative leadership
    • how to use empathy to solve problems
    • frame specific opportunities based on user needs and insights
    • clearly define challenges to engage, excite and align teams
    • rapid prototyping
    • ability to work with ambiguity andΒ 
    • build resilience

    The 4-week Program Overview and Timing:

        WK 1: Tuesday 14th May 2024 - 9.30am - 12.30pm -Β 3 Hour Workshop

        VisioningΒ πŸ‘οΈ :Β Reframing the challenge question using creative language (How might we...) to develop an aspirational question that will be the beacon for your project. We will also touch on insights you can do outside of the workshop. In this workshop you will coverΒ possibilities thinking vs problem-solving thinking.

        WK 2: Tuesday 21st May 2024 - 9.30am - 11.30amΒ - 2 Hour Workshop

        IdeationπŸ’‘: How to do brainstorming properly and since brainstorming is a principle, ideation tool and a mindset - teaching you two other tools to do outside of the workshop: analogous categories and extremes.

        WK 3: Tuesday 28th May 2024 - 9.30am - 11.30am -Β 2 Hour Workshop

        DevelopmentΒ πŸ› οΈ :Β You should now have some ideas that your excited about - now you need toΒ challenge yourselfΒ to take them further. We'll look at future forecasting and storytelling and do some flamethrowingΒ πŸ”₯- a creative way of getting feedback on your ideas!

        WK 4: Thursday 6th June 2024 - 2.30pm - 6.30pm -Β 2 Hour Workshop / 2 Hour Celebration and Networking event

        Pitching 🎀 and CelebrateΒ πŸŽ‰ :Β Showcasing your work and getting feedback from their peers and panel. Finished off withΒ a celebration and networking event.

        BY REGISTERING YOU ARE COMMITING TO THE FULL DURATION OF THE PROGRAM. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CAN MAKE EACH DATE AND TIME.

        All participants that successfully complete the program will beΒ awarded a digital certificate and badge.

        NOTE: This program is only available to current MacquarieΒ University Students


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