DesignWorks Application

Learn how to apply design principles such as problem framing, qualitative research, ideation, prototyping, and other exciting methods to innovation. 

The Details

20 students will be selected to work in teams to learn design thinking tools by engaging in real-world projects with local businesses we have already sourced.

The experience and workshops will be facilitated by 2nd year Sloan mentors and our coaches, consultants from the prominent design firm Continuum. One of the events will be held at Continuum's amazing office in Newton, MA. The final presentations of your work will be hosted at a fun celebration with your peers and leadership from Sloan and Continuum.

The 7-week experience includes workshops, mentorship meetings, and project team meetings, and will provide you a deep understanding of how human-centered design thinking can help leaders innovate within their organizations. Participants are required to attend all the workshops due to the team-based, sequential nature of this learning experience.

Important Dates

The four workshop dates are set for Fridays, please mark your calendars.

  • Workshop 1: Oct 3 from 1pm to 4pm at Sloan
  • Workshop 2: Oct 24 from 10am to 4pm at Continuum
  • Workshop 3: Nov 7 from 3pm to 6pm at Sloan
  • Final presentation: Nov 21 from 4pm to 7pm at Sloan

Application Deadline

Wednesday, September 24, 11:59pm. We will notify you by Sunday, Sept 28 of your status. We look forward to welcoming the new DesignWorks class soon!

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