In this 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 Seepersaad, BDI & Rotman
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.
Indigenous business training program created by RedBird Circle Inc. in partnership with University of Toronto Libraries, ICUBE UTM and The Bridge at UTSC
An experiential learning program for anyone with a great idea who wants to make it happen.
A boutique-style program to support your business development and help you grow.
A student-led creative studio with intends to serve the prototyping and design needs of our ventures and small businesses in our community.