Designing your professional life: an introduction to the Stanford design
(Der Workshop kann auch in deutscher Sprache angeboten werden)
“Designing Your Life”–the most popular class at Stanford University. Created by Prof. Bill Burnett and Prof. Dave Evans to address the fundamental questions they hear in their office hours. They have taught
the course for more than nine years to undergraduate, Masters students and doctoral candidates respectively. Now they opened up the curriculum to everyone. The workshop…
problems”of your life and especially your career
offers a framework, tools, ideas–an
introduction to design thinking
uses readings, reflections and exercises
helps creating five-year“Odyssey Plans”focusing
on taking action
Design thinking helps doctoral candidates from any discipline develop a constructive and effective approach to finding and actively designing their vocation
after completing their doctorate.
Rüdiger Schmidt studied mechanical engineering, organic agriculture and environmental sciences. He helped building the study programmes
Sustainable Agriculture and Agribusiness at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Kleve where he still is committed as lecturer.