Skyward EDGE Consortium





【Call for Participants】Design Thinking Workshop presented by Stanford University d.shool lecturers


WASEDA-EDGE人材育成プログラムは、米国スタンフォード大学d.schoolより講師をお迎えし、2日間にわたるデザイン思考*を活用したアイデア創出ワークショップを開催します。* は、シリコンバレーのみならず、世界のイノベーションに影響を与える、デザイン思考の世界的発信地として有名です。早稲田にいながらデザイン思考の総本山から学べる貴重な機会です。ぜひご参加ください。

WASEDA-EDGE Global Talent Development Program welcomes lecturers from Stanford University to hold a 2 day idea creating workshop, utilizing design thinking* methodology.* aims to create an educational experience that helps people unlock their creative possibilities and adapt to the world. It is renowned as a global base for the transmission of design thinking that influences innovation not only in Silicon Valley but in the world.
It is an invaluable opportunity to learn from the headquarter of design thinking, while being in Waseda.
We look forward to your entry!

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◆全日程 必ずご参加いただける方のみお申込みください

◆In the workshop, participants will learn mainly the basics of design thinking practically. No previous knowledge on design thinking is required to attend.
◆All lectures are held in English (English proficiency standard: over TOEIC 750 score)
◆This is a participatory workshop** where participants work on projects in preassigned groups.
◆Only participants who can attend the entire program are eligible to apply.

* What is design thinking?

Design thinking is an approach for applying design skills and methods to frame opportunities and create innovative solutions—in design and other disciplines. This approach can be used for creating new products, systems, and services.

** Workshop description:

This workshop will be a participatory introduction to the skills and methods of design thinking. Students will participate in discussions and activities in order to practice and to identify ways they can use design skills in their own work
■主 催Host



2019年3月9日(土)9:30- 18:00 / 10日(日)9:00- 18:00 Saturday, March 9, 2019, 9:30-18:00 / Sunday, March 10, 2019, 9:00-18:00

■参加費Participation Fee



32名 ※申込多数の場合は選考にて決定 32 participants *If the number of applicants exceeds capacity, participants will be selected by lottery.

■申込〆切Application Deadline

2019年2月22日(金) 16:00 Friday, February 22, 2019 at 16:00

■参加対象Target Participants

Graduate students of universities participating in the SkywardEDGE Consortium(Shiga University of Medical Science, Tokyo University of Science, Yamagata University, Tama Art Universtiy, Waseda University)
*Junior and senior undergraduate students with strong desire may also apply.
*Faculty (young researchers), among others, are subject to negotiation


Scott Witthoft

Professional space and product designer; former Fellow and current lecturer at the Stanford University Scott is author of the book “Make Space,” a tool for designing collaborative spaces. He has a professional background in structural engineering.

David Janka

Design consultant and creative strategist; former Fellow and current lecturer at the Stanford University David has a medical degree from Stanford and works to integrate design thinking principles into medical education, healthcare delivery, and medical device design.

島岡未来子(早稲田大学 研究戦略センター 准教授) Mikiko Shimaoka; Associate Professor, Center for Research Strategy, Waseda University

■会 場Venue

早稲田大学7号館307教室 Room 307, Building 7, Waseda University

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