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Challengemakers Day. Lectures for the Protagonists of Challenges

The Challengemakers Day returns to the Masters of Design and Innovation on the 18th of June. A crucial moment for reflection so that the students can become leaders of their professional development and are ready to become the stars of the challenges they will face throughout this process.

The Challengemakers Day returns to the Masters of Design and Innovation on the 18th of June. A crucial moment for reflection so that the students can become leaders of their professional development and are ready to become the stars of the challenges they will face throughout this process.

We’ll explore some essential questions to build a possible future such as the commitment with change and the eco innovation as a promising way to live a balanced and sustainable life. In the last part we’ll experience how wit and passion influences a successful business and how a personal story can change depending on where we put the focus of our attention.

During this second edition, The Challengermakers Day is consolidating its role as a complement to the teaching offered at the Masters of Design and Innovation, providing a new perspective so that the students may face a professional market in constant change.

PROGRAMME

10.00 Zooming or the art of looking at things differently and deciding to change the World by Nuria Pérez Paredes

New times call for a new mentality. Things need to change and everybody
needs to be a changemaker. The art of zooming is the art of looking at things
in a different way. A way that is more proactive, positive and cooperative. We
can all be part of the solution, we just need that itch inside that pushes as to
stand up and try new things.

Nuria Pérez Paredes is the Changemaking Skills and Communication director in Ashoka Spain. She is also founder of the NGO “Teach a Talent”.

11.00 Do you really want to apply eco design? by Jon Marín

Sustainability, ecodesign, ecochic, sustainable design… Everybody talks about design under sustainable criteria. But are we really conscious about what sustainable design means? What is it? Who is involved? What does it represent for the environment? Trough practical samples, we will review all these concepts and we will try to understand how to properly apply ecodesign in our professional work.

Jon Marín is co-founder of the study design and eco-innovation Nutcreatives.
Currently, professor of Packaging and Innovation Processes, Ecodesign and Bionics.

12.30 Wit and Passion to Be a Successful Entrepreneur, by Silvia Leal and Jorge Urrea Filgueira.

In a world where success is increasingly fleeting, in order to succeed it is essential to include innovation as part of our lifestyle. We need to learn to remove our creativity leaks and catalyse our creative energy so that our “innovative device” functions at its best. But, how to do this? The answer is simple: we need to learn to sharpen our wits and unleash our passion.

Silvia Leal is a Doctor in Innovation and New Technologies. She is the author of the book “Wit and Passion”, and is considered one of the ten most influential thinkers in Spain.
Jorge Urrea Filgueira is an expert in “Insight Management”, a self-designed system for people-management which combines humanistic therapies, coaching and martial and meditation arts.

13.30 The Values that Sustain my Personal Brands, by Claudia van Verseveld.

It is time to face the work market. Or to turn your career around. The crisis is hitting hard. You have submitted a few CVs and the most you have received has been an automated reply. You are beginning to think your mother might have been right. In this lecture, we will deal with the key issues necessary to build a strong personal brand. One that sells.

Claudia van Verseveld is a certified ACC executive coach who trained at ICF (International Coach Federation). She has extensive experience in the field of marketing. She is also a founding partner of La Diferencia and a promoter of talents at iwannabe.

The Challengemakers Day
Date: 18th of June
Venue: IED Master. C/ Larra, 14.
Entry restricted to students of the Masters of Design and Innovation.

 

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