If you’re a registered student under the age of 35 and a current undergrad (in your final year) or postgrad (currently enrolled) or graduated in 2022 and looking to enhance your skills to become more competitive in the job market, this is for you. The Hasso Plattner d-school Afrika* at the University of Cape Town is hosting an interactive course called Foundation Programme in Design Thinking.

This course will introduce you to the key mindsets and problem-solving methodologies of Design Thinking. You will also learn how to develop innovative human-centred solutions in agile, multidisciplinary teams. These classes take place at the HPI d-school building at UCT Middle Campus.

This course will help you:

  • Enhance your skills for the future world of work.
  • Introduce you to working in diverse teams.
  • Build your creative confidence.
  • Teach you new digital learning tools.

d-camp day

d-camps allow you to experience the programme to help you decide if it is right for you. Successful applicants need only attend one of the d-camp days. Final students for the Foundation Programme are selected after all d-camps are completed.

Foundation Programme in Design Thinking x Western Cape Government Libraries
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