design is a way of

thinking.

Innovation & design club

the university of chicago booth school of business

design thinking is not just a “nice-to-have” skillset. It’s a core business skill for thriving in the modern world of work.


CAREER

We facilitate your career goals and development through resume and portfolio development, and interview preparation.

Events:

  • Resume & Portfolio Prep
  • Company Visits
  • Mock Interviews
  • Career Trek

EDUCATION

We provide an essential innovation + design skillset through interactive events, hands-on workshops and speakers.

Events:

  • Design Thinking Bootcamp
  • Business Design
  • Lunch-and-Learn’s

DESIGN CHALLENGES

We aim to develop meaningful relationships with Booth alumni, the greater Chicago design community, and other MBA design programs.

Events:

  • Kellogg Design Challenge (Fall Quarter)
  • Rotman Design Challenge (Winter Quarter)
  • Booth Innovation Challenge (Spring Quarter)

UPCOMING EVENTS.

Jan 27, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Polsky Fab Lab Prototyping Workshop

Join IDC for a workshop hosted by the Polsky Center's Fabrication or Fab Lab. We will be joined by Elizabeth Koprucki of the Fab Lab who will share some examples of some of the lab's prototyping work followed by an interactive activity! This will be a great opportunity to learn about the prototyping phase of the Design Thinking process, some of the prototyping resources offered by UChicago as well as getting some hands on experience with designing one. Learn more about the Fab Lab here: https://polsky.uchicago.edu/fab-lab/ IDC Members who attend this event may pick up complementary post its and Sharpies for the prototyping exercise! Note: all participants will be able to participate in the interactive activity.

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Feb 10, 2021 11:45am - 1:15pm

Design Thinking 102

This workshop will build on skills learned in Design Thinking 101 last quarter and will introduce participants to the next phases of the design thinking process through interactive methods. 

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CO-CHAIRS.

Amita Prabhu

Co-Chair

asprabhu@ChicagoBooth.edu

Eden Avriel

Co-Chair

eavriel@ChicagoBooth.edu

Kiko Wemmer

Co-Chair

kwemmer@ChicagoBooth.edu

Yiran Huang

Co-Chair

yhuang81@ChicagoBooth.edu

Sophia Roman

Co-Chair

sroman0@ChicagoBooth.edu