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— 5. X-Thinking Skills

Short Description

This pack of classes is geared towards professionals and entrepreneurs who are looking to broaden theirskill-set by learning more about creative ways to innovate and solve problems. Focusing on healthcareand given by experienced design and innovation professionals, it includes an introduction to designthinking as a way to innovate, as well as problem-solving and decision-making tools.

Information of the 2017 edition will be updated at the end of January.

5.1 X-Thinking Skills - Introduction to Design & Design Thinking

Lecturer: Lekshmy Parameswaran
Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Course outline: Lekshmy Parameswaran teaches the principles and philosophy behind design thinking,which is one of the main approaches that has been used in healthcare recently, to come up withdifferent ideas, putting the patient at the center of the innovation process. Leshmy provides differenttools and methodologies from the design‐thinking toolbox. 

5.2 X-Thinking Skills - Creative Resolution of Problems

Lecturer: Humberto Matas
Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Course outline: Humberto Matas, head of Designit, will explain different tips and tricks to solveproblems using creativity. It is particularly appropriate for teams trying to come up with differentsolutions to new problems, or new approaches to current solutions.

5.3 X-Thinking Skills - Integrative Thinking (Part 1)

Lecturer: Joan Cortés
Time: TBC

5.4 X-Thinking Skills - Integrative Thinking (Part 2)

Lecturer: Joan Cortés
Date: TBC
Time: TBC


DATES: To be confirmed

MODALITY: Indivisible


VENUE: PCB - Barcelona Science Park, C/ Baldiri Reixac 4-8, 08028 Barcelona