Sauder Beta to Launch

2009-05-05 00:00:00

Design Thinking comes to b-schools

At the Sauder School of Business, Former Dean Dan Muzyka recognizes the strategic value of design thinking for business - and starts to explore options to integrate it into the School's curriculum.

2009-06-07 00:00:00 alpha launch

Over a glass of wine, Professor Moura Quayle and Dean Dan Muzyka sketch out a plan to bring design education to the Sauder School of Business. The [alpha] begins.

2009-08-05 00:00:00 expands to 2

Senior Design Strategist Denise Withers starts to work with Moura on strategic and curriculum design projects.

2009-08-08 21:35:23

U. Sydney partners with

The embarks on a research project with colleagues at the University of Sydney in Australia to blend sustainability and design studio pedagogies.

2009-12-07 00:00:00

MBA Design 2.0 Workshop

Moura and Denise test their Opportunity Design process in two-day MBA workshop.

2010-01-01 00:00:00

Design Education in B-Schools Research Trip

Moura spends 6 months visiting global b-schools to research pedagogy and practice in design education for business.

2010-03-19 00:00:00

MBA Design Means Business Workshop

Moura and Denise challenge a mixed MBA cohort with their revised design process. Lesson learned: MBA students prefer neat packages to wicked problems!

2010-04-01 00:00:00 pilot course design

Moura and Denise recruit SALA Professor Ron Kellett to co-create the pilot BCom course with them.

2010-04-01 00:00:00

TLEF Grant Year One

The wins a UBC grant to develop studio-based pedagogy and a community of practice for design education.

2010-04-01 00:00:00 hires first student team

Three students join the part-time for a year to help build the community of practice and design resources.


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