Design Thinking Bootcamp

Design Thinking Bootcamp


What People Are Saying

"The Design Thinking Bootcamp was a formative, enjoyable experience. It provided great information, accompanied by team-based, 'hands-on' application. Using Design Thinking’s formal but flexible tools, we were able to think differently about new and old problems and ideate potential solutions specific to UNMC. Building upon the skills learned at bootcamp, faculty and staff have been able to translate the experience into their everyday work to create innovative, comprehensive, and sustainable solutions to the complex issues we face."
Kyle Meyer, PhD
Dean, College of Allied Health Professions

At our October 2020 Design Thinking Bootcamp, attendees explored and generated new ideas to creatively solve problems. They tackled a real-world challenge that applies to UNMC, so participants could easily interpret how Design Thinking can be applied in their area. Participants used design thinking methods and tools, focusing on individual development and team collaboration.

This immersive educational program featured lectures, case studies, demonstrations, project assessment, and reflection. In addition to redesigning the dental experience, participants also discovered:

Bootcamp Teaching Team

In addition to UNMC Design Thinking experts, the October 2020 Design Thinking Bootcamp featured two national experts and drew upon real-world experiences in health care:


Design Thinking Bootcamp | Nov. 13, 2019 - Nov. 15, 2019

This intensive, three-day workshop was co-sponsored by Academic Affairs, Faculty Development, and the Interprofessional Academy of Educators. It focused on how to improve the entire experience for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities at UNMC's Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI).
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