STARTUP NEWS EVENTS CALENDAR
These events are imported from Meetup and Eventbrite group pages. Please check the links for up-to-date details.
To see an overview of all major events of the year, go to the ‘WA Innovation Calendar 2003 – YEAR OVERVIEW’
We don’t believe in normal or boring. We believe learning happens best when you’re surrounded by interesting people and applying the learning in a meaningful way.
Over your 2-day Design Jam journey, you’ll apply the design concepts and tools we explore to a real-life business problem for local organisations doing good in the world.
At the end of Design Jam, you’ll get to pitch back your ideas, prototypes and validation – and your idea might even get picked up for implementation!
Your Design Jam ticket includes two fast-paced and interactive days of design learning, access to a huge set of resources and canvasses you can use in your own work as an innovator, and healthy morning tea ☕️ lunch🍴 and afternoon tea 🍰 to keep you going throughout the program!
The Design Jam runs over two days, from 9am to 4pm. Across the program, we’ll cover the entire design process, exploring tactics, tools and techniques that you can bring back into your organisation.
💡 Design foundations
Understand the design thinking process, it’s origins and explore case studies on how design thinking has impacted organisations world-wide.
🔎 Defining a Design challenge
Identify what you’re solving for by developing user point of view statements and a defining a structured design challenge question.
💗 The importance of empathy
Explore the importance of empathy in solution design and develop an empathy toolkit that can be used to identify user needs and core jobs-to-be-done.
🚀 Rapid research
How to select and implement rapid research approaches that will uncover meaningful insights that inform your product design requirements.
🎨 Building viable & loveable prototypes
Explore the techniques used to build a viable prototype, including lo-fi models, such as paper prototypes, as well as complex digital solutions.
🏃🏽 Running test-and-learn experiments
How to develop a lean prototyping plan and run structured, iterative test-and-learn experiments to test core assumptions with your users.
🔧 The service experience
Understand the core principles of service design, how to develop a Service Blueprint and learn how it fits into a wider design toolkit.
💌 Storytelling and sharing
The mindsets required to be a design leader, and how to effectively share the design story with stakeholders or clients back in your organisation.
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