“Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation that draws from the designer's toolkit to integrate the needs of people,the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success.”
Tim Brown, President and CEO of IDEO
DT integrated with entrepreneurial education holds out the prospect of creating and nurturing students-innovators and tackling real world challenges.
In Japan, the EDGE (Enhancing Development of Global Entrepreneur) Program initiated as a government project under the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports Science and Technology is implemented in several Universities with DT as program design.
The Program enables nurturing students’ entrepreneurship in a global context and experiencing concrete projects in collaborative team in hot topics such as solving the problems regarding to the Japanese ageing population, improving the healthcare system, enhancing pupils’ mathematics skills...