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29 Apr 2019  

gdcTHiNK

18 May 2019
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 to score 5 SACE CPD POINTS
IID Members – R1500 to score 2 CPD POINTS
The Thirsty Public: R2000

Space is limited so book now. GDC reserves the right to cancel the workshop due to insufficient registrations.

An express introduction to design thinking and innovation:
Complete a design thinking sprint.
The African Institute of the Interior Design Professions has assessed and validated this IID CPD Activity.
The activity carries 2 IID CPD credits. Activity reference number: GDC2018/07.
The South African Council for Educators has endorsed this activity for 5 CPTD points.
Privider Number HE13196

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.

CONTACT:
info@designcenter.co.za
118 greenway, greenside, jhb
www.designcenter.co.za
+27 11 646 1984
Registration Certificate 2000/HE07/028


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