Design Thinking

Inspiring Workshop Returns to Lexington for a Second Year

Second Annual Workshop

A Special Public Pre-Summit Session at the
AdvancED/UK College of Education 2012 Innovation Summit.
APPROVED for 5 hours of EILA credit!

“By far the most useful, thought-provoking workshop I’ve had.”

“Definitely go for it! This is well worth the time and is something that is beneficial to all stakeholders.”

“Eye opening. Really motivated me to be better in everything I do.”

Design Thinking: Tools to Lead Innovation and Creativity in Your Organization

Wednesday, Nov. 28th 2012 at 9am-3pm

Lexington Convention Center, 430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507

Approved for 5 hours of EILA Credit!

Open to the Public!

Tuition: $130

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Note: If you do not intend to attend the complete Innovation Summit on Nov. 29 & 30, you may still take this workshop! Just select "Pre-Summit Full Day" on the registration page.

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  • Can we solve never-before seen challenges the way we usually do?
  • Do you face diverse challenges in your school, community, or business that seem difficult to solve?
  • Would you like to do things in ways that get results?

Design thinking is an approach to understanding problems and creating solutions using extreme innovation and collaboration.

This full-day workshop will educate you on the principles of design thinking in a hands-on, collaborative and fun environment.

No experience required! We’ll teach you all about this powerful approach.

You’ll put the principles into action that day, providing solutions
to a real-world challenge especially arranged for this workshop!

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You’ll take away the skills you need to

  • identify and tap into the basics of innovative problem solving
  • discover unmet needs and opportunities in your work
  • use the structures and tools needed to be more effective innovators
  • solve a real life challenge
  • design solutions that have real meaning and meet real needs
  • build bridges to the people you serve and crack wicked problems

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Presented by the dLab

The dLab, AKA The Laboratory on Design Thinking in Education, is an housed within the Kentucky P-20 Innovation Lab at the University of Kentucky College of Education .

Through its work dLab researchers, students, staff and partners apply methods of innovation and processes of design that are needed to address challenges facing citizens of Kentucky, the United States, and across the globe.