On Friday, 7 October in Singapore, design thinking and innovation expert Jeanne Liedtka shared insights on design thinking from her own research, from her work with various types of organizations, and from participants in her courses. Attendees at the event represented large companies, multinationals, family-owned businesses, non-profits, and consultants from several industries, including manufacturing and industrial, education, financial, healthcare and more. Many of the participants had previously taken Jeanne's Design Thinking MOOC on Coursera or courses in her Design Thinking Specialization at Darden Online.
On Thursday, September 29, over 230 sponsors, members and guests of Virginia Bio convened for an inaugural event, Women Building Bio: The XXFactor. Darden Executive Education sponsored this event and were represented by Lili Powell, Assistant Professor of Business administration and Martin Davidson, Johnson & Higgins Professor of Business Administration, at University of Virginia Darden School of Business.