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Project Reference CSI(D)/1906/0310
Project Title Unleash! Empowered by Design Thinking 2019/2020
Project Period 01/09/2019 - 31/01/2021
Recipient
Organisation
Hong Kong Design Centre
Project
Coordinator
Jasmine CHAN
Approval Date 05/11/2019
Funding Amount
(HK$)
8,808,000.00
Brief description of the Project With funding support from CreateHK, the Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) launched Unleash! Empowered by Design Thinking (Unleash!) in October 2018. The Year 1 programme raised awareness of and built the understanding of business executives and educators towards design thinking. HKDC will build on the momentum to deepen the impact of Unleash! In Year 2 with the following objectives: • Catalyse the transition from design thinking to design doing • Continue to build the design thinking capacity of executives and educators • Localise design thinking learning and applications, whilst developing Hong Kong as a key player in the international design thinking community • Enhance the media exposure of Unleash through media partnership The Year 2 programme will kick off with Unleash! Forum for Educators at Learning & Teaching Expo. There will be design thinking training programmes for executives, school principals and teachers. We shall also grow the Unleash Design Thinking Forum , as well as Overseas Creative Leadership Programme. Last but not least, we shall strengthen the building and dissemination of case studies and campaign with media partners.

The project information is accurate as of the approval date of the project.

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