Experiences in Innovation and Design Thinking
Immersive experiences in innovation and design thinking, blurring the boundaries between technology, business, and human values. Explore the tenants of design thinking including being human-centered, prototype driven, and mindful of process in everything you do.
Topics include design processes, innovation methodologies, need finding, human factors, rapid prototyping, team dynamics, storytelling, and project management. Hands-on projects, in-class exercises, and guest lectures. Rich in frameworks and methods that support breakthrough thinking. Students and faculty collaborating from all areas of the university including business, earth sciences, education, engineering, humanities and sciences, law, and medicine. Preparation for leading real world innovation and for advanced d.school courses.
what you need to know: Limited enrollment. Application required. Deadline and details below.
Students last year said:
- "I learned more about innovation in a week at the d.school, than I did in a year in my other classes"
- "You think you are coming to a take a class, but you leave with a higher self-awareness and a commitment to personal growth"
- "This space has a change-the-world energy. It makes me want to think out loud"
Number: ME 377
Title: Experiences in Innovation and Design Thinking
Days: MW 1:15-3:05
Room: Sweet Hall, 2nd floor
And many interesting guests!
Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
If you are a Stanford graduate student with an interest in changing the world, please apply to be a part of our class and community. To apply, please email the following to email@example.com:
- Your coordinates: Include Name, Email, Phone, Degree Program, and Year in Program
- Three reasons you why you want to take this class and what you hope to contribute (less than 200 words)
- An 8 1/2 x 11 page in a standard digital format (Word, pdf, jpg, etc.) of any content to help introduce yourself
- Your resume
APPLICATIONS DUE NO LATER THAN THE END OF THE FIRST CLASS SESSION (3:05pm January 10th, 2007)
Email applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Class list will be announced by midnight after the first class
Early applications will be given preference