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Undergraduate Certificate Drop-In Hours

Thinking about applying to the Product Innovation, Venture Creation or Human-Centered Design certificate? Curious about how many extra classes you will need to take? Worried about the application process? Get your questions answered at our virtual drop-in hours. Attendance for the whole hour not required, drop-in anytime during the hour to ask questions. These hours will begin August 19, 2020, please email Mary-Chris Escobar with any questions:

Every Wednesday 4pm-5pm: Zoom Link >>

Every Thursday 12pm-1pmZoom Link >>

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Introduction to Design Thinking Workshop

Monday, September 28

This workshop is an entry level introduction to the six-step design-thinking process and will focus on:

  • Empathy
  • Ideation
  • Innovation
  • Problem-Solving
  • Introduction to prototyping

This virtual workshop is free and open to all VCU students only.

Register Here >>

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eClub October Meeting 

Friday, October 2

Whether you're interested in starting a business, already have a business, or just want to learn more about entrepreneurship, eClub is here for you! Join us to make connections and gain more insight into the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Included in eClub membership:

  • Preparing for conferences
  • Networking Tips
  • Pitch practice
  • Marketing best practices
  • Guest speakers
  • Access to mentor network
  • Brainstorming
  • Peer support

Register Here >>

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Health Care Design Jam

Friday, October 2

Participate in a VCU da Vinci Center Design Jam to examine health care issues through the lens of human-centered design and design thinking. This is a free, one-day event and is open to all undergraduate and graduate students.

How Design Jams Work:

  • 1-day event
  • A single prompt is selected for the entire group

Students will:

  • Be introduced to the design thinking process
  • Discuss the importance of intent vs impact in the design process as it relates to the people and communities we design solutions for
  • Have an opportunity to apply new learning in response to a high level opportunity

Register Here >>

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Graduate Certificate in Health Care Innovation Info Session 

Wednesday, October 7

Join faculty and staff from the VCU School of Nursing and VCU da Vinci Center for Innovation to learn about a new graduate certificate program that will make it simpler for those with an interest in innovation to develop products and solutions to challenges facing the health care industry.

We will share some general information about the program and hold a Q&A. Join at any time!

Register Here >>

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Master in Product Innovation Information Session

Wednesday, October 14

Interested in da Vinci's Master of Product Innovation Program? Join us to learn about our cross-disciplinary graduate program! We will share some general information about the program and hold a Q&A. *Please register if you are not able to join during this time, we will also send a recording to everyone that registers.

The early acceptance application deadline is December 15.

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