Conference Presentations

Apply Design Thinking to Strategic and Academic Plan Development

Delivered July 14, 2019
Presented by Heather Murchison

Institutions referenced in this resource:
Lakehead University

Applying design thinking to strategic and academic plan development can help identify innovative priorities and create a sense of ownership at the individual level, establishing buy-in through the planning process. In this session, we'll explore how a regional comprehensive university incorporated design thinking throughout the development of its strategic and academic plans. Come learn how to employ design thinking to actively engage diverse stakeholders in the planning process, creating alignment and laying the groundwork for an integrated approach to implementation.