Design Thinking is a powerful process for problem solving that begins with understanding customer needs, turning needs into insights. This emerges into a process for innovation that encompasses concept development and ideation, applied creativity, prototyping, and experimentation. When the design thinking processes are applied to business, the success rate for innovation improves significantly
Design Thinking is a process that can be taught.
Human-Centered Design is a mindset that can be learned.
Join Furman University’s Center for Corporate and Development for a 2 day workshop that will equip you with the following skills to solve seemingly intractable problems:
Over two days, our design experts will take you through a bespoke Design Thinking curriculum that will help you to:
IDENTIFY problems in your area of expertise
INSPIRE to develop new ideas
IDEATE to test new solutions
IMPLEMENT to execute your solutions.
Space is limited — register by December 31, 2020 to secure your seat in the January 12th and 13th program.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
After completing this workshop you can expect to:
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Anyone tasked with driving innovation or solving ambiguous problems in the workplace.
This workshop will be taught by Joe Heritage, Designer In residence at Furman Innovation and Entrepreneurship
About the Instructor: Joseph Heritage
Joseph Heritage currently serves as the Designer-In-Residence for Furman Innovation & Entrepreneurship. He is a human-centered design, entrepreneurship and agricultural development specialist with over 10 years of teaching, project design and project management experience. He has led over 150 design workshops at Columbia University, taught over 3,000 students, coached dozens of early stage startups and consulted with multiple corporations and non-profits. Joseph received his BA from Furman University and his MPA in Development Practice from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.