Past Events

Design Thinking to impact the Academics

4th December 2018

Mr. Arun Jain, Chairman & Managing Director of Intellect Design Arena & Founder of School of Design Thinking would be addressing senior faculty & the leadership team of the esteemed Anna University tomorrow on leveraging Design Thinking to impact and transform the Indian Academics. Anna University is one of the premier universities of India whose alumni have contributed immensely to various sectors within India and abroad.

'Design the Thinking™' for the Academia

29th August - 31st August 2018

School of Design Thinking conducted the 4th Edition of its flagship workshop "Design the Thinking™" for the faculty of premier academic institutions across India. In the only kind of workshop in the country, faculty of different colleges immersed in Design Thinking , had a hands-on of various Design Tools along with exciting case studies & learned how to take Design Thinking to students to cultivate Design Thinking culture in their campuses. The workshop was hosted by 8012 FinTech Design Center & anchored by avid Design Practitioners & Industry Experts.

Design the Thinking : Transforming the Academia

20th July 2018

About 40 faculty from Computer Society of India's (CSI) Kancheepuram Unit held their 2nd Technical Talks at 8012 FinTech Design Center in Chennai. Dr.Anbu Rathinavel (Head,School of Design Thinking) addressed them on the topic : 'Design the Thinking : Transforming the Academia'. The talks were hosted by School of Design Thinking on behalf of Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science

Design Thinking for Social Innovation

22nd, 23rd June 2018

More than 25 prominent NGOs and Social Institutions of diverse domains from across the country converged to 8012 FinTech Design Center for a 2-day workshop on Design Thinking for 10X Growth which started from 22nd June. The participants were exposed to Design concepts, had a hands-on on Design Tools and underwent interesting cases that helped them to take Design Thinking to bring Social Innovation & witness an exponential 10X growth . The workshop was hosted by 8012 FinTech Design Center.

Design the Thinking™' for the Academia

9th May - 12th May 2018

School of Design Thinking conducted a special workshop "Design the Thinking™" for the faculty of premier academic institutions across India. In the only kind of workshop in the country, faculty of different colleges had awareness of various topics in Design Thinking & had hands-on of various Design Tools. The workshop was hosted by 8012 FinTech Design Center.

Design the Thinking : Transforming the Academia

27th March 2018

Arun Jain, Founder, School of Design Thinking addressed a delegation of 100 Chairmen of esteemed academic institutions across India at the ICT Academy's Bridge2018 Pre Conference Chairman's Conclave . He elaborated on how 'Design the Thinking' will transform the incumbent Academics to boost innovation, encourage creativity among students and create a conducive atmosphere in campuses for a better faculty-student engagement. The address was hosted by 8012 FinTech Design Center.

Preparing the Design Mind for Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs

10th March 2018

Arun Jain,Chief Design Thinker & Mentor at School of Design Thinking anchored a day-long workshop UnMukt: Preparing the Design Mind at Chennai on 10th March. Participants learnt different concepts in Design Thinking, Design Mind and had a hands-on diverse Design tools.

Preparing the Design Mind for Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs

10th March 2018

A delegation from National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM) participated in UnMukt: Preparing the Design Mind session anchored by Arun Jain,Chief Design Thinker & Mentor at School of Design Thinking on 19th August 2017. NIPM is the only all India body of professional managers engaged in the profession of Human Resource Management,Industrial Relations, Labour Welfare, and Training & Development in the country. The session was hosted at 8012 FinTech Design Center.

Design Thinking for Social Innovation

1st March 2018

Senior Medical Practitioners from the acclaimed Cancer Institute, Adyar,Chennai participated in a Design Thinking workshop anchored by the faculty of School of Design Thinking on 1st March. The workshop was hosted by 8012 FinTech Design Center. The Cancer Institute (WIA), is a public charitable voluntary institute dedicated to the care of cancer for for the last 60 years.

10X Growth for Entrepreneurs (JITO)

22nd Feb 2018

Entrepreneurs from the JITO(Jain International Trade Organisation) took part in UnMukt:Preparing the Design Mind workshop anchored by School of Design Thinking in Chennai on 22nd Feb. The workshop helped the participants to learn & apply Design Thinking principles in their business to achieve manifold growth. The workshop was hosted by 8012 FinTech Design Center.

Design Thinking for Social Innovation

16th Feb 2018

Dr.Balaji Sampath & Team from Aid-India participated in a Design Thinking workshop anchored by the faculty at School of Design Thinking. This workshop aimed to understand the impact of Design Thinking in the field of Social Innovation. Aid-India empowers communities, particularly the marginalized, to break the cycle of generational poverty and become self-reliant by providing support for quality education, health care and shelter. The workshop was hosted by 8012 FinTech Design Center.

Design Thinking for Educators

14th Dec 2017

25 Senior Faculty from the esteemed IIITDM (Indian Institute of Information Technology Design & Manufacturing ) Kancheepuram participated in Design Thinking workshop anchored by faculty of School of Design Thinking on 14th Dec. The workshop was hosted by 8012 FinTech Design Center. This workshop aimed to improvise student-faculty engagement in IIITDM.

'Design the Thinking™' for the Academia

15th-18th Nov 2017

School of Design Thinking conducted a special workshop "Design the Thinking™" for the faculty of premier academic institutions across India. In first of its kind of workshop in India, faculty of different colleges were exposed to various topics in Design Thinking. The trained faculty will later anchor Design Thinking sessions in their respective institutions. The workshop was hosted by 8012 FinTech Design Center.

Design Thinking in Medical Science and Healthcare Delivery

23rd Sept 2017

Arun Jain, Chief Design Thinker and Mentor at School of Design Thinking ,addressed HoDs and key decision makers of the esteemed Sri Ramachandra University,Chennai on the topic of application of Design Thinking in the field of Medical Science. He also shared insights on how Design Thinking will improve the experience of Healthcare Delivery and how Medical Academia would benefit from Design Thinking.

UnMukt Mindset for Human Resource Management Leaders

August 19th 2017

A delegation from National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM) participated in UnMukt: Preparing the Design Mind session anchored by Arun Jain,Chief Design Thinker & Mentor at School of Design Thinking on 19th August 2017. NIPM is the only all India body of professional managers engaged in the profession of Human Resource Management,Industrial Relations, Labour Welfare, and Training & Development in the country. The session was hosted at 8012 FinTech Design Center.

Design Thinking for Agri-Experts

16th,17th Aug 2017

School of Design Thinking conducted a special Design Thinking workshop on 16th,17th August where esteemed institutions in the field of Agricultural training from different states like Maharashtra,Goa,Uttar Pradesh and Telangana along with policy experts from NIRD(National Institute of Rural Development) designed a roadmap to create sustainable businesses,achieve mutual growth,generate value-addition for the farmers and importantly benefit the sector.The workshop was hosted by 8012 FinTech Design Center. The participants used different tools and Design Thinking aspects.

Design the Thinking" workshop for the Academia

19th-22nd July 2017

School of Design Thinking conducted a special workshop "Design the Thinking" for the faculty of premier academic institutions across Tamil Nadu & Karnataka. In first of its kind of workshop in India, faculty of different colleges were exposed to various topics in Design Thinking. The trained faculty will later anchor Design Thinking sessions in their respective institutions. The workshop was hosted by 8012 FinTech Design Center.

UnMukt for Corporate Leaders & Entrepreneurs

June 11, 2017

Participants which included members of JITO(Jain International Trade Organization) attended a day long workshop UnMukt- Preparing the Design Mind anchored by Arun Jain,Chief Design Thinker & Mentor at School of Design Thinking on 11th June in Mumbai.

Preparing the Design Mind for Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs

June 10, 2017

Arun Jain,Chief Design Thinker & Mentor at School of Design Thinking anchored a day-long workshop UnMukt: Preparing the Design Mind at Hyderabad on 10th June. Participants learned different concepts in Design Thinking, Design Mind and had a hands-on diverse Design tools.

Design Growth for Entrepreneurs

June 15, 2017

Nalla Keerai, a leading brand in the field of Organic Farming participated in a 10X Growth workshop anchored by the faculty of School of Design Thinking. The workshop was engaging & brought diverse perspectives thanks to the involvement of policy experts, Agricultural scientists & Bio-chemists enthusiasts apart from the owners of Nalla Keerai & the faculty of School of Design Thinking.

Design Growth for Entrepreneurs

May 27, 2017

A delegation of 25 Aspiring & Budding Entrepreneurs from Young India (CII's Arm of Young Entrepreneurs) visited the 8012 FinTech Design Center on 27th May 2017 to take inspiration from different aspects of Design Thinking. The delegation was led by Mr.Vijay Krishna, Chair of Young India.

Preparing the Design Mind for Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs

April 19, 2017

Arun Jain,Chief Design Thinker & Mentor at School of Design Thinking, conducted a session on Preparing the Design Mind for business leaders and entrepreneurs at IIT-M Research Park,Raman Hall,Chennai on 19th April. The session was organized by TiE -Chennai, one of the largest networks of Entrepreneurs.

10X Growth for Entrepreneurs (JITO)

April 16, 2017

Entrepreneurs from the JITO(Jain International Trade Organisation) took part in UnMukt:Preparing the Design Mind workshop at Vadodara, Gujarat on 16th April. The workshop helped them to learn & apply Design Thinking principles in their business to achieve manifold growth.

Design Thinking for Educators (S.D.N.B.Vaishnav College for Women)

April 12, 2017

A team of 80 faculty members from both day and evening colleges participated in a one day workshop conducted by the School of Design Thinking. The delegation led by Dr.S.Hemalatha underwent a workshop on application of Design Thinking and focused on how to take this approach forward to their students.

Design Thinking for Educators (SHASHUN)

April 5, 2017

During this visit, they understood the concepts of Design Thinking , walkthrough of Design Center and application in real life situations.

Design Center for Educators - Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM)

April 4, 2017

The visiting delegation not only underwent 8012 Design Center Innovation Lab walkthrough but also tried their hands on different design tools available in the center. Through this visit, the students aimed to learn Design Thinking, its practical application with the help of Design Space & Tools.

Design Thinking for Educators (SRM University)

March 21, 2017

School of Design Thinking hosted 25 faculty members of Computer Science and Engineering department from the esteemed SRM University on 21st March. The delegation led by Dr. Amutha, Head of Department of Computer Science and Engineering underwent a workshop on application of Design Thinking.

Innovation Mindset for Students (VIT-Chennai)

March 9, 2017

As a part of their Industrial Visit, 60 students from various streams visited 8012 Design Center on 9th March to learn Design Thinking . The students were led by Prof.Berin Greeni, Assistant Professor.

Design Thinking for Educators(ICTAT)

March 1, 2017

Arun Jain,Chief Design Thinker & Mentor and Dr.Anbu Rathinavel,Design Thinking Practitioner & Coach addressed 150 principals of esteemed colleges from different states of India in a MasterClasss seminar organised by ICTAT on 1st March at Chennai.

Design Thinking for Educators(LICET)

January 18, 2017

About 300 students from different streams along with faculty attended a session on Design Thinking anchored by Arun Jain,Chief Design Thinker & Mentor at School of Design Thinking on 18th January at the prestigious Loyola-ICAM College of Engineering & Technology campus.

Design Thinking for Educators (Dr.M.G.R Educational and Research Institute)

December 22, 2016

Dr.Anbu Rathinavel,Design Thinking Practitioner & Coach addressed 40 faculty from the Computer Science Department of Dr.M.G.R Educational and Research Institute on 22nd Decemeber at 8012 Design Center. The delegation was headed by Dr.Sumathy Eswaran,HoD,CSE department.