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Like Alice in the Wonderland

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Who?  What? Why?

 

Who?

I surely felt like Alice in her Wonderland at the intensive 3-day Design Thinking course.

As I am working as a teacher right now being a student was different. After a while though I was back in the proper role and looking forward to the next coffee break. Personal innovation: I can still study.

Who teached?

Dr. Katja Tschimmel and Lecturer Mariana Valença were a new very interesting acquaintances. Two very high profile experts were an excellent pair to introduce a new topic. Both guest speakers where so dedicates to their topic and such experts that I found myself deep in thoughts both school days and nights. Personal innovation: Need to ask myself: How is Desing Thinking part of my work at school? What can it be in the future?

What?

Design Thinking has its origins in the traditional Design world. Innovations, new solutions, unthinkable ways made to work – they have been accepted also to business world during the last 20 years. Like Dr. Tschimmel writes any kind of business and organization can benefit from the designers’ way of thinking and working. Design Thinking is understood as a way of thinking which leads to transformation, evolution and innovation, to new forms of living and to new ways of managing business. So Design has spread outside its own box.

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