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11 Sep 2018  

Design Thinking for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

13 Oct 2018
09:00 - 13:30
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Fresh Innovation: Reinvent the lemonade stand!

Use gdcTHiNK to create a fresh and innovative entrepreneurial idea.

When life throws you a lemon, make lemonade: Identify the lemons that life throws at you every day and create lemonade. Use the design thinking process to create a fresh and innovative entrepreneurial idea (an invention, intervention, product or service) that people will pay for because it solves a problem and satisfies a need that they have.

The purpose of the workshop is to introduce participants to user-centred design thinking as a method for solving problems creatively and for driving innovation and entrepreneurship. It is a practical workshop based on a learning-by-doing approach. The workshop follows the format of a high-energy design sprint, where participants work in teams to complete a design challenge in four hours. In doing so, the participants are exposed to different aspects of design thinking and are guided through the phases of the design process in a practical, fun and hands-on workshop.

Price: Grade 10, 11 & 12 Learners – R350

School Teachers – R500

IID Members – R1500 to score 2 CPD POINTS

The Thirsty Public: R2000

Space is limited so book now. Bookings close Friday 5 October 2018. GDC reserves the right to cancel the workshop due to insufficient registrations.

Contact reception at 011 646 1984 or email info@designcenter.co.za for more information or to inquire about the Game Changer workshop for teachers, endorsed by the Idea Collective and SACE for 10 CPTD points

An express introduction to design thinking and innovation:

Complete a design thinking sprint.

The African Institute for the Interior Design Professions has assessed and validated this IID CPD Activity.   

The activity carries 2 IID CPD credits. Activity reference number: GDC2018/07.


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