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Transformational Learning Through Design Thinking with Victor Saad

We have a fantastic ALL CAMPUS Transformational Learning Through Design Thinking series of three events coming up TUES, NOV 6—in honor of Professional Development Month


Check out the article in the WSU Insider .


Employer Partners Continental Breakfast

“Designing Your Work | Preparing for the shifting landscape of education and employment”

8:00 am to 9:30 am

Northside Cafe

Leaders today face enormous challenges. It’s no longer sufficient to be a great leader of the current business. Leaders must foster learning and risk to discover the best ways forward. At this workshop, you will learn…

  • How do you create space for our teams to learn and discover new methodologies and practices?
  • How do you create space for young, new talent to add fresh perspective and energy to our biggest challenges? 
  • Discuss how to reframe learning at your organization for everyone from student hires to senior leadership and
  • Explore how to create a culture of curiosity, exploration, and a “bias towards action.” 

Interested Employer Partners can register for the event on Handshake here 


Combined Afternoon Workshop for Academic Advisors, Professional Development Partners, Student Ambassadors and Leaders

“How to use a Leap Kit to Design Learning through Short-Term Experiences”

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CUB Jr. Ballroom

You’re invited for an energizing afternoon workshop exploring the Leap Kit, an award-winning learning tool designed to help students and professionals design and implement meaningful projects

  • The tool has been used by organizations ranging from Stanford to Google to help individuals and teams learn through real world experiences
  • Throughout the session, you’ll work through the process to design your own leap, and then discuss if and how the process might inspire new ways of thinking with students and faculty
  • AMS attendance arranged for all WSU campuses


Keynote Event with Victor Saad for all audiences across all WSU campuses

“The Future of Work & Learning”

6:00 pm – 7:30


It’s no secret that the future of work and education is shifting. Technologies are evolving at breakneck speeds. Society continually expects fresh and powerful new solutions. Entirely new categories of business seem to pop up every day.

But what does that mean for you? 

  • Victor believes you can prepare for those changes, not by striving to be experts, but rather, by remaining a student
  • Join us for a discussion about the power of learning in our ever-changing landscape of education and careers
  • AMS attendance arranged for all WSU campuses 

To register for the event, please follow the link on Handshake. 


This event is sponsored by the ASCC, the President’s Office, Advisor Learning Program, Entrepreneurial Faculty Ambassadors and Student Involvement