Archive for the 'New Skills' Category

Studying the Zollverein School MBA

Thursday, July 27th, 2006

As announced on Tuesday this week today I’d like to share some information about Zollverein School’s MBA programme(s) with you; well at least as far as they do not affect non-disclosure issues ;-)
Interestingly this week’s MBA newsletter pointed me to an interesting study conducted by The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC®) is composed […]

Design in China (continued)

Thursday, June 29th, 2006

As written in my previous posting Zollverein School hosts an open evening about Design in China as well as about the future development of a self-sufficient design scene tonight.
Unfortunately I can’t attend the event in person, but I did some quick research in order to update my own knowledge about China. While there seems […]

David Griffiths at Zollverein School

Saturday, June 10th, 2006

I’ve arrived at Zollverein School an hour ago and I’ve had the pleasure to meet David Griffiths again. David is part of what I would call a global informal Design Management education network. Therefore it’s always fun to (physically) meet him once in a while and discuss what’s going on in the community worldwide.
Since David’s […]

Exploring the unknown territory

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

In last month’s NextD interview with Zollverein School’s president Prof. Ralph Bruder you might have noticed Bruder’s reference to Roger Martin from the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management in Toronto.
By the same token Roger Martin has challenged the Business School side by integrating a design curriculum into a business administration programme Zollverein School is […]

Innovation = Engineering?

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006

While searching for some up-to-date information on Ed Annink’s workshop “Innovation by nature” which takes place in the course of the “Ideas Park Hannover” event I’ve stumbled across a ThyssenKrupp press release (PDF ~ 51 KB) today titled: “Technology center Germany in search of a new identity”.
A key issue the press release addresses is that a […]

MBA in Right Brain Thinking!

Monday, February 13th, 2006

It’s been a while since Dan Pink released his latest book titled “A Whole New Mind”. Among his various writing engagements Dan has been a White House speechwriter during the years of Bill Clinton as well as a contributing editor at Wired.
In the course of my lecture on Design Thinking and Blog Collaboration at […]