Intro to Design Thinking | GPCB593


Design Thinking is a method that helps people with any background become more effective at brainstorming and iterating quickly during projects. In this session, we will experience the steps and methods involved in Design Thinking and apply them right away within tight timeframes. Through practice and discussion, we will learn what it means to use Design Thinking, when it’s most effective, and how it can be used in your own projects.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, you will be able to:
• define design thinking
• design an effective brainstorming session using the principles of design thinking
• identify the problem you aim to solve
• list key sources of information that will help you understand the problem and user needs better
• gather information and extract significant insights
• ideate possible solutions that meet the user's needs
• share your ideas with users and collect feedback
• iterate your ideas based on the feedback collected

Leaders Information

Katarina Martins and Zaccary Dyck, District3 Innovation Hub


Event details

Workshop location

Sir George Williams

Start date

Thursday, March 21, 2024

End date

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Workshop days



From 13:00 to 15:00


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Additional details

This workshop has a $25 non-attendance fee

Registration deadline

Monday, March 18, 2024