& Intro to Design-Thinking
You’ve all heard the terms, Hackathon and Design Thinking. But what do they actually mean and how can you apply it to your business?
The NoW-Academy has developed a lightweight, but extremely powerful methodology for generating ideas and prototypes that can come alive in a matter of hours. In this 1-day bootcamp, you’ll learn the basics of human-centred design, and the rapid pace of the hackathons that will unquestionably be of value to you and your organization’s current challenges. If you are an innovator, or budding innovator, the “NoW-Hackathon” is a must have in your toolbox!
9:00am - 5:00pm
Creating an innovative (organizational and individual) mindset
Innovation horizons & ecosystems
Going from “large, abstract & far” to “small, concrete & near”
The NoW-Hackathon process - on paper
A NoW-Hackathon - in action (you will experience it as a user)
How might we?
Idea generation and dot voting
Reflections on learning
“This is a must do for any business leaders that want to create an entrepreneurial environment where ideation and agility rein supreme. “
— Scott Betts, VP Risk, Credit, and Compliance G&F Financial
“The bootcamp was a great immersive learning experience. I was able to experience a (design-thinking) hackathon at the same time as learning how to bring it back to the organization. With this framework you can accomplish great things in short periods of time.“
— Eryca Sterling, Accelerate Okanagan