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Our Design Thinking in Healthcare Innovation Online Course Wraps-up

Our Design Thinking in Healthcare Innovation Online Course Wraps-up

Last week our new Design Thinking in Healthcare Innovation Online Course was completed.

The students and the organizers came together for the last time and we experienced something really great when the students presented their group works.

Our students had utilized the Design Thinking process to solve the diverse problems of health care and created innovative and new solutions. We witnessed many great pitches of various processes, toolkits, facilities and innovative spaces and applications.

Students intensify their knowledge on ideation and prototyping during the 3rd session of the basic course

Students intensify their knowledge on ideation and prototyping during the 3rd session of the basic course

Another GREAT week started and our students deepened their knowledge in ideation and prototyping. Our guest lecturer Sebastian Soidinsalo, a Business Development Manager from the University of Helsinki gave a fascinating lecture about Design Thinking which included the process of identifying the real need of customers, brainstorming, prototyping and testing. Exactly what we needed!

Meet the Intensive Course Content Group

Meet the Intensive Course Content Group

The Intensive Course Content Group’s main responsibility is to plan and implement the content for the Design Thinking Intensive Summer Course. The group plans the schedule and arranges the required setting for the course.

Meet the Preliminary Material Group

Meet the Preliminary Material Group

The Preliminary Material Group force on to seek real-life problems from health care settings and supporting the students during solution development as well as prototype building in the intensive course of the Great project.