Get Introduced To Concepts Of Human Centered Design, Complex Problem Solving & Decentralized Systems
The 2-day workshop takes participants through the entire process of understanding decentralized systems and problem environments, breaking down a complex problem into solvable parts, finding patterns and cause-effect relationships, mapping stakeholders and user journeys, turning an idea into a viable product / service and finally adapting Blockchain as a technology to develop conceptual solutions for these problem cases.Top skills you acquire:
The entire workshop is delivered using Experiential Learning Pedagogy, which means as participants you will be engaging in hands-on activities rather than learning only theories. Get a chance to specifically work on your respective project ideas (if any) or pick a problem statement under the context of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Lunch, snacks and working materials for both the days will be provided at the venue.
Participants are requested to bring their own laptops.
|1||Introduction to Complex Global Systems|
|2||Introduction to Human Centered Design|
|4||Complex Problem Breakdown Part 1: Cause-Effect Analysis|
|5||Complex Problem Breakdown Part 2: Stakeholder Mapping|
|6||Making Sense of Data using Pattern Thinking|
|7||Mapping User Journey in Decentralized Systems|
|8||Creative Thinking & Innovation|
|9||Prototyping Human Centered Solutions and Feedback|
|1||What is the New Internet?|
|2||Centralized Systems vs Decentralized Systems|
|3||Introduction to Blockchain|
|4||Understanding the jargons|
|5||Types of Blockchain|
|6||Blockchain Tokens vs Cryptocurrencies|
|7||Problems with building on blockchain|
|8||Understanding blockchain use cases|
|9||Build conceptual solutions for distributed systems using design thinking|
As part of our commitment towards creating a global ecosystem of entrepreneurs, innovators and change-makers, all participants will receive continued access to mentorship and learning opportunities for their projects by Ycenter’s global leadership team and The Blockchain U’s community of developers beyond the workshop.
Insights and mentorship from an experienced entrepreneur in the field.
Rohaan Goswami is the COO and Director of Product Design at Ycenter India. He leads the engineering and design teams and is chief architect of Ycenter’s global experiential learning platform EPIC. He is also in charge of driving Ycenter's worldwide expansion programs, specifically in Asia and the Middle East. When not solving challenges at Ycenter, he works as the Creative Director at ProjectOne, a non-profit media collective that he founded in 2016 to celebrate human diversity. He travels across India documenting and researching on its various sub-cultures, and is frequently invited as a visiting faculty and guest speaker to teach courses and deliver talks on Design Thinking, Storytelling and Social Innovation across top universities including IIT-Bombay, IIT-Roorkee, TAPMI and KLE Tech. In November 2017, Rohaan was invited as a delegate from India to the Misk Global Forum in Riyadh, in association with the United Nations Development Program. He believes that the shortest distance between two people is a story, and that the world can be brought closer together through efficient storytelling mediums and experiential education.
Aakash Bansal is Co-founder and CTO at The Blockchain University. He is a technology evangelist with a strong business acumen and believes in the idea of create-learn-share. He has a master’s degree in Electronics, strong business experience and over 15 years of commercial & open source hands-on coding experience. He started his career as the youngest ever program manager at AT&T Labs, USA at the age of 22. In 6 years since then, he has co-founded 4 businesses and successfully exited 2. Along with actively building & managing over 12 products, he currently co-manages a family run school of 700 students in India.
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