21 Feb 2018  

Fresh Innovation: Reinvent the lemonade stand!

17 Mar 2018
09:00 - 13:30
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa
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 CPD POINTS

  The Thirsty Public: R2000

Space is limited so book now. Bookings close Wednesday 14 March. GDC reserves the right to cancel the workshop due to insufficient registrations. 


22 Feb 2018  

Open Day in March

17 Mar 2018
09:00 - 15:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

Come and join us at our open day. View our facilities. Get a chance to see our students International award-winning work. Chat with our lecturing staff and students about your future career in design. ...

16 Mar 2018  


27 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
15:00 - 16:00
118 Greenway, Greenside, 2193 Johannesburg, South Africa

DO SOMETHING WORTHWHILE DURING YOUR HOLIDAYSExperience two days of innovative design thinking - BLOW YOUR MIND!Day 1: Look to get the creative juices rushing as you experience design experts conversing about specialist design careers...THEN!Day 2: Sees you visiting some of the top design studios in ...

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