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Futures Thinking and Creativity for Innovation: a Real Case Approach

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General information

Futures Thinking is the ability to identify, understand and afford contingent future alternative scenarios on the basis of an holistic, creative and systemic approach to knowledge. During the course we’ll work with a participatory foresight method based on empathy and UX. This method has been designed to maximize the potential of heterogeneous working groups (multicultural. multidisciplinary) for providing innovative solutions to complex problems by mixing creative thinking with foresight tools

  • Management: Enric Bas Amorós
  • Credits: 20 hours / 2 credits LRU / ECTS
  • Date: from 4 July to 8 July
  • Price: students and unemployed 60€. General 90€
  • Place: AULA GB/1003. Edificio Germán Bernácer. Campus de la Universidad de Alicante
  • Sign-up requirements: university students (with special focus on international students)
  • Diploma or certificate requirements: 80% class attendance and hand-in of a report
  • Lingua Franca: English

Program

MONDAY JULY, 4TH 2016

10:00-11:00 Fundamentals of Futures Thinking, Creativity and Open Innovation
11:00-13:00 Innovation and Entrepreneurship: From Ideas to Prototypes
13:00-14:00 Creative Futures approach: methods & tools

TUESDAY JULY, 5TH 2016

10:00-14:00 DIAGNOSIS : Internal & External Analysis (theory + workshop)

WEDNESDAY JULY, 6TH 2016

10:00-14:00 PROGNOSIS: Trend Analysis & Future Scenarios (theory + workshop)

THURSDAY JULY, 7TH 2016

10:00-14:00 THERAPY: Idea Generation & UX Evaluation (theory + workshop)

FRIDAY JULY, 8TH 2016

10:00-14:00 FINAL SESSION: Presentations & final remarks

Speakers:

Enric Bas – Professor of Social Change and Communication. Faculty of Economics (UA)
Mario Guilló –Head of Development. FUTURLAB (UA)
Carsten Claus – CEO. Skiptimó (Germany/Iceland)

Registration

If the number of registered students does not exceed the minimum established, the University of Alicante can decide not to carry it through

 

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