Human-centered problem solving through design thinking

Michelle Shi
Chief Creative Officer @ NewCampus
Class Format

A concise workshop designed to up-skill you within a hour and a half. There will group exercises, feedback sessions and case studies carefully curated for the experience.


Empathize — Define — Ideate — Prototype — Test

Some of the world’s leading brands, such as Apple, Google, Samsung and GE, have rapidly adopted the Design Thinking approach, and Design Thinking is being taught at leading universities around the world, including Stanford, Harvard and MIT.

But do you know what Design Thinking is? And why it’s so popular? Instead of telling you, this workshop will give you a hands-on experience so you can understand Design Thinking by doing.

Key takeaways

1. Understand the Design Thinking process and its significance

2. Learn how to apply Design Thinking to your personal & professional routines

3. Experience designing a prototype that meets a user’s needs from start to finish

About the class host

Michelle Shi is an American graphic designer who was born in Shanghai, and has worked across the U.S. and in China. Growing up between cultures has given her a deep interest in people, societies, and the world we live in. As an avid learner, her interests run from painting to science to food and beyond, all of which inspires her design work. She is currently Chief Creative Officer at NewCampus, helping design the future of lifelong learning.

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