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





Preventive Measures for the Spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Regarding Events Organized by the Waseda University is now available on the website.

Accordingly, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus,This program will be postponed.
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d.school* 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 d.school lecturers from Stanford University to hold a 2day idea creating workshop, utilizing design thinking* methodology.
d.school* 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!

* https://dschool.stanford.edu/about/#what

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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

WASEDA-EDGE 人材育成プログラムWASEDA-EDGE Global Talent Development Program


2020年3月20日(金・祝日)(9:30- 18:00) / 21日(土)(9:00- 17:00)
Friday, March 20, 2020, 9:30-18:00 / Saturday, March 21 2020, 9:00-17:00


40名程度40 participants

* Students: If the number of applicants exceeds capacity, selection will be made.
* Adults: 10 people (in the order of application)



■参加対象Applicant Eligibility

Skyward EDGEコンソーシアムに所属する大学(滋賀医科大学、東京理科大学、山形大学、多摩美術大学、早稲田大学)に属する大学院生(強い希望があれば学部3年生以上も可)。教員(若手研究者)等は応相談。社会人。
Graduate students of Skyward EDGE consortium member universities(Shiga University of Medical Science, Tokyo University of Science, Yamagata University, Tama Art University, Waseda University) and working adults.
* Junior and senior undergraduate students with strong desire may also apply.
* Faculty (young researchers), among others, are subject to negotiation.

■参加費Participation Fee

学生:無料Students: Free
社会人:10万円(税込)Working Adults: 100,000 yen
    (Skyward EDGEコンソーシアムの対象大学以外の学生を含む)
    (Including students do not graduate Skyward EDGE consortium member universities.)
※事前振込制とさせていただきます。振込先等詳細はお申込み確認後にご連絡いたします。なお、12/28-1/5は事務局が休みとなります。 その間に届いたものについては1/6-1/8に申込連絡受付順次ご連絡いたします。
* The payment should be via bank transfer. Bank information will be provided after your application is accepted. The office will be closed on 12/28-1/5.
 We will send a confirmation email between 1/6-1/8 for items that arrive during that time.
* Application will be completed after we confirmed your payment.

■申込〆切Application Deadline

2020年2月6日(木) 16:00
Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 16:00


Thomas Both

Thomas is a designer and design educator whose passion is helping people understand the practice of human-centered design—and their ability as designers—to innovate how they learn, think, and solve problems. He is director of the Designing for Social Systems program at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school) at Stanford University. In this program, he teaches professionals how to apply design thinking to complex social challenges and facilitates workshops for social impact leaders to develop a more human and strategic practice.

Scott Witthoft

Professional space and product designer; Associate Professor of Practice at University of Texas at Austin; former Fellow and lecturer at the Stanford University d.school. 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 d.school. 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 政治経済学術院、教授 / WASEDA-EDGE人材育成プログラム事務局長代行) Mikiko Shimaoka; Professor, Graduate School of Public Management, 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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