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Introduction to Design Thinking

October 11, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

You will be introduced to the concept of Human Centered Design and how it is applied through the 5 step Design-Thinking process.

In this 90 minute workshop you will be introduced to the concept of Human Centered Design and how it is a applied through the 5 step Design-Thinking process. By the end of the workshop, you would have been introduced to a few key tools used in Design Thinking and gain an appreciation for how you can design products and services by putting human needs at the center of your innovation process.

Speaker: Andrew Seepersad

Andrew is the Associate Director for the Business Design Initiative, a research and education center at the Rotman School of Management which focuses on Design-led Innovation Management. A graduate of Rotman’s MBA program he is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration at the Paris School of Business. He is a trained Design Thinking facilitator who also holds a certificate in Learning Experience Design. In addition to his work at Rotman, Andrew provides private consulting for organizational innovation projects. Previously, he worked over a decade at a large multinational corporation, building extensive experience in Corporate Strategy, Planning, Financial Management and Partner Relations Management. In addition, he was actively involved in theatre, having founded and led a successful theatre company.


October 11, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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ICUBE UTM – L1240, Innovation Complex
3359 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6
Mississauga, L5L 1C6 CA
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Indigenous business training program created by RedBird Circle Inc. in partnership with UofT Libraries, ICUBE UTM and The Bridge at UTSC

An experiential learning program that follows the school 3 semesters schedule, for anyone with a great idea who wants to make it happen.

A boutique-style remote program to support your business development and help you grow through one-on-one support. This program is open all year.

A student-led creative studio with intends to serve the prototyping and design needs of our ventures and small businesses in our community.

This 2-day retreat is designed to help you reflect on your journey, what drives you, all the hats you wear and what is next for you and your social enterprise.