This experience is a bundle promo with two parts: One self-paced course and one set of practical steps to follow, where you will be able to connect with other students and discover real-life exercises. This experience will help you to discover the best strategies to apply Design Thinking to your projects:
1. Online Course: First Steps as a Design Thinker with Jorge Rodriguez. This experience has been carefully designed by professionals and experts from the DesignThinkers Group Team, actively working in Innovation, who have prepared an easy-to-follow course, available in our e-learning platform:
2. Design Thinking Challenge: Dare yourself and connect with other innovators, we have our internal platform where you can participate in a list of exercises to accomplish and get practical knowledge in the real world.
Get practical skills and tools to discover a business opportunity!
Get connected with a network of innovators!
Learn from experts about innovation and design!
Design Thinking Course + Challenge
Jorge Rodriguez Nieto
Publicist, specialised in Corporate Communications from UJTL in Bogotá, BA in Fine Arts, specialised in New Media and Administration from Universidad de los Andes, and postgraduate in Cultural Management specialised in Cultural Industries from the University of Barcelona. He has also studied at the Universidad del Rosario, Westminster University, and Birbeck College in London. Currently developing PhD Dissertation on Organizational Culture Design.
Jorge has has a wide experience working for big companies in the field of Innovation, research and process development. He has collaborated with HBO-Olé Time-Warner Group, carrying out ethnographic research for TV specials. As a partner at Algo Bueno Studio S.L. where he has worked on projects for SEAT, Anchor Bay, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Starz Media in California amongst others.
As a consultant, Jorge has specialised in topics related to cultural and service consumption and has been advisor for the Colombian Institute of Family Welfare, the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce and Presidential Programs and private companies and social organisations. In the academic field, he has been associate professor at the Faculty of Arts of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and has collaborated with the IE University - Business School and Rotterdam Business School.
Jorge is Managing Partner at DesignThinkersGroup Spain working on Innovation consulting for private companies and investment groups, the German government and other public institutions in Europe and LatinAmerica. He is currently director for ELISAVA Pompeu Fabra University Master’s Degree in Research for Design and Innovation (MaRDI) Program.