Academy for Global Leadership
News Release

2017.08.03

EVENT

【d.school comes to Tokyo Tech 2017- 2-days BOOTCAMP "Design Challenge" Call for Students】

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"Design Thinking" has been "common sense" as a concept which should be essential for the people who are being expected to be "INNOVATORS" in any filed even if you are researchers or business person. Through this BOOTCAMP of "d.school comes to Tokyo Tech 2017", a unique workshop by which you will be able to be instructed by Stanford Univ./d.school tutors directly, we are expecting all of students to feel and execute "Creative Confidence", an insight of Design Thinking,
Further to the last year, 2-days BOOTCAMP about Design Thinking will be held as a part of menu in AGL Yamada Dojo/Open Dojo. We are expecting to have 40 students as we did the last year. In case of over-subscription, we will make selection. If you are interested to join this workshop, please send an application form attached to me as soon as possible after checking details below.

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(1) Date and Time:
28/Oct (Sat) -29/Oct (Sun) 09:00-18:00 on both days


(2) Venue:
Tokyo Tech, O-okayama Campus, South Building 4, S-422&S423


(3) Theme: TBD


(4) Facilitators:
Thomas Both, Scott Witthoft, and David Janka, the d.school, Stanford Univ.


(5) Conditions for Attendances:
▶ Any students of Tokyo Tech and other university can be applied. In case of over subscription, AGL students may be selected prior to other students. In case of selection, your answers to "Level of your English capability" and "Please advise why we have to choose you as attendants for the workshop" may be considered.
▶ Attendants to this BOOTCAMP will make commitments on (1) attending both 2 days, and (2) no delay and no early retirement.


(6) Max Attendances: 40 students max.


(7) Language: English


(8) Attending Fee:
Free. But, ¥3,000-, as fee for lunch, beverage and snacks, should be paid.


(9) Due date for applicants: 29/Sep (Fri) /2017


(10) Supports:
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If you want to join the 2-days BOOTCAMP", please fill in the form attached and send it to
Prof. Yamada/AGL by 29/Sep/2017.
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Application Form
Send the application form to: Prof. Yamada (yamada.k.be@m.titech.ac.jp)

【Inquiries】
AGL Office
e-mail: agl.jim@agl.titech.ac.jp
TEL: 03-5734-3116

【Reference: 2015 WS】
http://www.titech.ac.jp/english/globalization/stories/dschool_2015.html

【Reference: Facilitators】
■Thomas Both
Curriculum and Experience Lead. Thomas is a graduate of the Stanford Design Master's Program and brings with him on human-centered design.

■Scott Witthoft
d.school D'arbeloff fellow 2008-2009 & lecturer. Scott is a co-author of "Make Space", a book of "how to set the stage for creative collaboration. He studied civil engineering at Washington Univ.

■David Janka
Lecturer. d.school Levinthal fellow 2011-2012. After graduating medical school, he joined d.school full-time as a fellow, working to integrate design thinking principles into medical education, healthcare delivery, medical device design and global health practice.