Design Thinking- Live Virtual Workshop5-week virtual workshop July 11 – August 8, 2023 Tuesdays 12pm – 1:30pm Eastern Time (New York) A creative approach to problem-solving
Design Thinking – Live Virtual Workshop5-week virtual workshop July 11 – August 8, 2023 Tuesdays 12pm – 1:30pm Eastern Time (New York) A creative approach to problem-solving
Are you facing challenges that are not easily addressed through a conventional problem-solving approaches? Do you need to stimulate innovation in your organization?
Design Thinking is a creative approach to problem-solving that brings together empathy, curiosity and teamwork. It is a mindset that can be used to address any problem.
This intensive workshop will guide you through the methodology, combining theory with a lot of hands-on practical application. By the end of the seminar you will have practiced Design Thinking with a real challenge you are facing both at your workplace and in your personal life.
We know that happier, healthier employees perform better. This course will give you an understanding of organizational happiness and real employee engagement and how to take the first steps to start, implement, monitor, and follow up on your organization.
We will look and find your organizational happiness sweet spot by looking at three pillars: purpose, strength, and compassion. It is all about using organizational happiness and real employee engagement as a motor for sustainable success.
Who should take this course?
The Design Thinking workshop is purposefully designed to be applicable at all ages and career levels, and across a variety of fields. Participants often share some of the following characteristics:
o A desire to cultivate a methodology for innovation
o A need to have an approach for tackling complex life-challenges
o Wanting to connect with professionals of diverse backgrounds
o People in fast-growing career fields wanting to stay ahead of the curve
What to expect: Course skills and Benefits
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Learn a powerful new process and mindset applicable to challenges at work.
You’ll get a certificate from the Centre for Executive Education within the United Nations established University for Peace.
You’ll be inspired and reinvigorated by interactive, cutting-edge content.
You’ll get close communication with your course facilitator to gain crucial, personalized feedback.
You’ll get seen examples and practice the process of Design Thinking in various scenarios.
You’ll get an engaging, dynamic experience that replicates the interaction of face-to-face sessions.
You’ll emerge with a new confidence in your innovation skills.
You’ll get the opportunity to network with a robust group of international leaders across sectors during the workshop and beyond.
This course counts as part of the Diploma in Social Innovation or Global Leadership Diploma.
- Week 1: Overview of the Design Thinking process
- Week 2: Living Examples of Design Thinking in Action
- Week 3: Applying Design Thinking to Actual Challenges
- Week 4: Extending Your Creative Confidence with Design Thinking
- Week 5: Putting it All Together: From Strategy to Action
Abhinav Khanal also facilitates the Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Social Change course. Abhinav is the Co-Founder & Executive Director of Bean Voyage, a non-profit social enterprise that provides training and market access to smallholder women coffee producers in Costa Rica and Nepal.
He is also the Co-Founder & Chief Thought Officer at Little Big Fund, which provides knowledge, networks, and micro-grants to early-stage non-profit leaders around the world. He is a Cordes Fellow, Resolution Fellow, Trust Scholar, Watson Scholar, and a One Young World Ambassador. Abhinav has a B.A in Political Science from Earlham College
Beginning on July 11th, 2023, this live virtual workshop takes place over 5 weeks, with 1 session each week on Tuesdays from 12pm – 1:30pm Eastern Time (New York). These sessions will be complemented by readings, videos and assignments in-between sessions as well, allowing you to delve deeper into the topics and put what you’ve learned into practice! Each session will cover a different key design thinking concept.
Throughout the workshop, the session topics will include:
- Overview of the Design Thinking process
- Living Examples of Design Thinking in Action
- Applying Design Thinking to Actual Challenges
- Extending Your Creative Confidence with Design Thinking
- Putting it all together
$750 tuition rate for the 4-week live virtual workshop. A certificate is awarded upon completion by the Centre for Executive Education at the University for Peace, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations.
Enroll with a colleague each will receive a 10% discount. Contact us for groups of 3 or more.
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