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Introduction to Design Thinking for Sustainable Social Enterprise: Edinburgh

workshop, Edinburgh, Award winners

Workshop delivered by DesignThinkers Group

This high energy, one day workshop is designed for those interested in learning more about Design Thinking for Sustainable Social Enterprise. 

Design Thinking is a human-focused, prototype-driven, innovative design process which has been adopted by leading brands such as Apple, Google, Samsung, and GE.

The overall goal of the workshop is to help you design better products, services, processes, strategies, spaces, and experiences. In short, Design Thinking helps you and your team develop practical and innovative solutions for your problems.

Participants will be introduced to the free toolkit which is being developed for open-source sharing and you should leave at the end of the day with a general understanding of the principles of Design Thinking, its terminology, and key tools.

The workshop format will be interactive and the focus will be on 'learning by doing'. We'll  introduce Design Thinking and Service Design tools and practice using them via our 'Think Like A Startup Canvas and Game’.

Watch this short video for an idea of how it works: https://vimeo.com/66143108 (please copy and paste the link into your browser)

The workshop will be facilitated by:

 James Rock, Managing Partner DesignThinkers UK

 Time: 9:30 registration for a 10.00am prompt start. Workshop finishes at 4pm.

  Refreshments (including lunch) will be provided upon arrival and during the afternoon.

James Rock is Managing Partner and Chief Business & Service Designer at DesignThinkers (UK) Ltd, and a partner within the international DesignThinkers Group. He is an experienced designer, engineer, consultant, trainer, coach and mentor, with wide experience in working with clients from new start-ups to global FTSE100 / Fortune 100 companies.

Event Details:

  • Wednesday, 10 May 2017 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • UnLtd Award Winners
  • The Melting Pot
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Speakers

James Rock

Location

The Melting Pot
5 Rose Street
Edinburgh
EH2 2PR
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