This interactive virtual workshop helps to develop ideation and creative problem solving skills for GW students and recent alumni.
About this event
The Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship presents the “Creating New Solutions through Design Thinking” workshop. This interactive virtual workshop develops ideation and creative problem solving skills for students and recent alumni. Using the Design Thinking framework used by innovators, entrepreneurs, and designers, attendees will learn how to define problem sets and come up with innovative and creative solutions. Tools gained at this workshop will benefit those looking to create and develop new ideas, products, and/or services. No prior experience with design thinking is necessary to attend. We encourage participation from teams and individuals that have identified a problem they would like to solve.
About the Facilitator
Scott Stein is the Associate Director for Student Entrepreneurship at GW. Scott has worked with food companies, nonprofits and state governments as a social entrepreneur, facilitator, and design thinker developing and implementing new approaches to solving social problems.
Three learning outcomes
- Learn the basics of Design Thinking
- Define problem sets
- How to generate innovative and creative solutions to problems
This virtual workshop is limited to 30 participants. A wait list will start after 30 first people have registered.