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Monday, February 29 • 14:00 - 17:00
Education in the enterprise LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

How might we best educate designers and build educational capacity within an enterprise setting? 

Enterprises around the world face a common problem: A severe shortage of interaction designers. 

Formal design programs do not have the capacity to graduate enough students to meet industry demand. Industry is largely unprepared or unable to educate interaction designers on the job. 

Enterprises must take a lead role in building educational capacity within organizations as part of the solution. 

This workshop aims to answer the question and address the problem. 

Participants will: 
- Contribute to the body of knowledge and community of practice for our field 
- Learn and practice a proven toolkit of facilitation methods for strategic change, analysis, and decision-making in complex multi-stakeholder environments like the enterprise. 

Outcomes 

1. An open-source education resource of models, frameworks, and methods for the community to adopt, iterate, and evolve 
2. Participants will learn strategic facilitation methods that they can apply immediately upon returning to their workplaces.


Speakers
avatar for Kitty Bourne

Kitty Bourne

Interaction Designer, TELUS digital
Kitty Bourne is an Interaction Designer from Vancouver and for the past 5 years she’s worked in customer experience management and in the telecom industry. She graduated from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia with a degree in Psychology and Interaction Design. Kitty first heard about TELUS digital from her former classmate and with right timing she was thrilled to be part of the ever growing and transformational team.
avatar for Kaleem Khan

Kaleem Khan

Founding partner, True Insight
Kaleem is a founding partner of strategy and design research consultancy True Insight, based in Toronto. | | As a strategist, consultant and researcher, Kaleem helps global companies, agencies, startups and governments create great experiences and solve complex problems. Over two decades, he has worked with clients that include leaders in consumer electronics, mobile technology, Internet services, software, health care, financial services... Read More →


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