The Second Workshop on Innovative Thinking with Keio University

2 nd KEIO Innovative Thinking WorkshopKeio University in collaboration with SBM ITB held the second workshop on 23-24 February 2015 at MBA Bandung building. The workshop is continuation of the previous workshop which held on January 2015. “We would like to host an Innovative Thinking Workshop to demonstrate the Keio EDGE program,” said Makoto Ioki. This program is the part of EDGE program ‘Enhancing the Development Global of Entrepreneurs’ funded by Japanese Government.2 nd KEIO Innovative Thinking WorkshopKeio University in collaboration with SBM ITB held the second workshop on 23-24 February 2015 at MBA Bandung building. The workshop is continuation of the previous workshop which held on January 2015. “We would like to host an Innovative Thinking Workshop to demonstrate the Keio EDGE program,” said Makoto Ioki. This program is the part of EDGE program ‘Enhancing the Development Global of Entrepreneurs’ funded by Japanese Government.

The speakers who contributed to this workshop are :

  • IOKI, Makoto – Associate professor, SDM Keio University
  • TOMITA, Yoshikazu – Lecturer, SDM Keio University
  • WATANABE, Kyoko – Project Researcher, SDM Keio University
  • NARITA, Yoshitaka – Teaching Assistant

The workshop is short but it provides intensive curriculum. It is a structured combination of design thinking, system thinking, and business synthesis thinking with learning both mindset and tool set. By learning innovative thinking approaches, the participants would convert their strength and mindset to interdisciplinary approach capability, new value proposition capability, new business synthesis capability necessary for innovators in global context. Every session in the workshop provided project work. Project work is a project based learning curriculum. Teams of 5 to 6 people will pursue a new value proposition and its implementation plan.

The workshop is quite interesting. It was attended by more than 30 students and lecturers. “Among the students who participate in the workshop, we would like to recruit some candidates for a prospective student for Keio EDGE program. Then, the candidates will be chosen one student from Indonesia to join our 2015 Fall Keio EDGE program. Travel fare, tuition, housing expenses will be covered by Keio University”, said Makoto Ioki.

Keio University has recruited six candidates among 24 students from their performances during the workshop. Then, the candidates have to be interviewed by Keio lecturers and they will chose only one students among the six candidates. “We will announce the winner who will be invited to Fall Keio EDGE Program next week. Actually it is very hard to decide the winner because all of students have strong qualifications,” said Kyoko Watanabe.

So, who is the winner? Please wait until the next publication.

contributor : Agnes Grace

The speakers who contributed to this workshop are :

  • IOKI, Makoto – Associate professor, SDM Keio University
  • TOMITA, Yoshikazu – Lecturer, SDM Keio University
  • WATANABE, Kyoko – Project Researcher, SDM Keio University
  • NARITA, Yoshitaka – Teaching Assistant

The workshop is short but it provides intensive curriculum. It is a structured combination of design thinking, system thinking, and business synthesis thinking with learning both mindset and tool set. By learning innovative thinking approaches, the participants would convert their strength and mindset to interdisciplinary approach capability, new value proposition capability, new business synthesis capability necessary for innovators in global context. Every session in the workshop provided project work. Project work is a project based learning curriculum. Teams of 5 to 6 people will pursue a new value proposition and its implementation plan.

The workshop is quite interesting. It was attended by more than 30 students and lecturers. “Among the students who participate in the workshop, we would like to recruit some candidates for a prospective student for Keio EDGE program. Then, the candidates will be chosen one student from Indonesia to join our 2015 Fall Keio EDGE program. Travel fare, tuition, housing expenses will be covered by Keio University”, said Makoto Ioki.

Keio University has recruited six candidates among 24 students from their performances during the workshop. Then, the candidates have to be interviewed by Keio lecturers and they will chose only one students among the six candidates. “We will announce the winner who will be invited to Fall Keio EDGE Program next week. Actually it is very hard to decide the winner because all of students have strong qualifications,” said Kyoko Watanabe.

So, who is the winner? Please wait until the next publication.

contributor : Agnes Grace