Innovation ChallengeDesign Thinking SPRINT Workshop

Thursday, 4th May 2017, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration from 9:30 am

This workshop is based on a design SPRINT, which is a method to solve and test identified problems based upon design thinking principles. 

The workshop will explore a specific civic problem experienced by Glasgow City Council and The City of Edinburgh Council. Participants will be challenged to think creatively. 

The workshop will comprise:

  • Introduction to the problem and SPRINT methodology.
  • 60 minute exercise to rapidly develop many ideas and solutions.
  • Evaluation  and prioritisation of ideas.
  • Defining next steps.


  • Understand innovation needs of public sector organisations. 
  • Raise awareness of innovation challenges.
  • Generate ideas and discuss potential solutions.
  • Explore opportunities for collaboration.

Registration and refreshments will be available from 9.30am.

Who should attend?

This is a closed event to invited participants who will be selected and invited to join the workshop.   

Benefits of attending

  • Experience hands-on design thinking tools.
  • Work on a real-life innovation problem.
  • Learn how to communicate ideas creatively.
  • Identify solutions.
  • Collaborate with local councils.


Dr. Beverly Wagner
phone +44 (0)141 548 3246
Reader, Marketing
Dr. Nusa Fain
phone +44 (0)141 548 3093
Lecturer, Marketing

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