UC presents Design Thinking: Creating a culture of innovation within Tertiary Education

Building 23, Level B, Room 5 (23B05) University Drive, Bruce
Thursday 25 July 2019
09:00am - 16:30pm

Design Thinking is an innovation and creative problem-solving process that has a human focus. It enables the best outcomes and experiences possible for the end-user, whilst meeting the requirement for business success. It’s an excellent approach for complex issues that have a range of different stakeholders.

In a fast-paced and fun environment, this workshop will allow participants to jump in and use Design Thinking tools to develop an innovative eco-system that would succeed within a tertiary education institute. They will come away with new skills and a fresh perspective on how to create change.

This workshop will include the following topics and outcomes:

  • Learn to embed innovation into your area of influence at UC
  • Gain a high-level understanding about the power and process of design thinking
  • Receive strategies on how to empower your team to become part of this cultural change


Training Facilitator:

This workshop will be facilitated by Professor Ann Brewer [PhD, Master of Commerce (Honours), Bachelor of Arts (Behavioural Sciences), FAICD and CERT IV Training and Development]. Prof Ann Brewer is the Dean at University of Newcastle, Sydney. Ann is an accredited executive coach and mentor with more than 20 years of experience in this field enhancing the performance of individuals, teams and work organisations. In that capacity she designs and develops coaching programs for whole-of-organisations as well as 1:1 coaching consultations.


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