Solving complex problems in a creative, user-centric and curious manner.

Processes like design thinking guide a group of multidisciplinary individuals through the different stages of problem-solving, from understanding root causes and listening to concerns, to collectively devising sustainable and impactful solutions.

In this workshop your students will learn:

  • the fundamentals of design thinking and creative problem solving
  • how to approach complex problems and methods to solve them
  • how to design solutions from a user-centric perspective

Designing for the user is imperative for students who want to design products, services or processes for clients, beneficiaries or users – from medical researchers to IT professionals.

Event details

Date: Tuesday 16 April 2024
Time: 3:30-5pm AEST
Venue: Online on Zoom

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Who is this workshop for? 

This online workshop is open for students of UQ Global Connect Scheme partners only. Registration closes on 10 April 2024. Zoom link will be sent to registrants after the registration close date.

Workshop facilitator:

David Elchuk is a Ventures Program Officer at UQ.

He focuses on developing entrepreneurial mindsets in UQ students by facilitating design thinking, agile project management, and pitching and storytelling workshops across all UQ faculties. David also delivers the Ventures Validate and KWM #transformlaw programs. He is driven to keep up-to-date with cutting-edge information and share his learnings with UQ students.

Before joining UQ Ventures, he completed his Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Biotechnology at UQ. While completing his degree, David was part of QUT’s Centre of Future Enterprise as a Digital Strategy Lead running Research Innovation Sprints for divisions within the Queensland Government Department of Environment and Science.




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