The Foundation Programme in Design Thinking is offered to undergraduate and postgraduate students from all over South Africa, who are interested to learn life and career skills to prepare you for the future. Participants will be exposed to the following skills:
• Critical thinking and human-centered innovation • Abductive reasoning for creative problem-solving skills• Collaboration in diverse and multidisciplinary teams• Empathetic approach to problem solving • Build creative confidence• Social and cross-cultural skills
You need to be able to commit two days a week (Monday and a Wednesday), over a period of 12 weeks, starting on the 25 February - 24 May 2019.
We guarantee a transformative learning experience!
You will learn to apply design thinking tools and techniques on a real world challenge, provided to us by Partners from the Public sector, Private sector, Academia and the NGO space. And will bring guests in to provide insights into how, what we are learning is relevant across sectors in SA.
Successful applicants from out of Cape Town, would be required to make their own travel, accommodation and living arrangements to attend the programme in Cape Town. The programme runs from 09:00 to 17:00 twice a week for 12 weeks.
* Please consider the travel and accommodation costs necessary for supporting yourself for the duration of the 12 week programme, should you be from out of Cape Town area. The d-school is unable to assist with these costs.
We require a student verification letter from your Institution, verifying you are a registered student. Forward a copy of the verification letter by email to: email@example.com with the subject line FOUNDATION SEMESTER 1 2019.
Social Capital:Build new networksBenefit from diverse and multidisciplinary teams
Certificate:Program certificate of completion from UCT HPI d-school UCT Plus credits added to the UCT transcript (for UCT students only)