Country Manager for Brussels Airlines Ghana, a Lufthansa group subsidiary, Rita Macedo, has hinted on the firms plans to organize a design thinking workshop in the University.
Rita Macedo made this known when she paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu.
In a short presentation, Ms. Macedo indicated that the workshop will include training sessions and project developments and will be partnered by corporate bodies affiliated to the Lufthansa Group and local companies.
She added that the workshop will also focus on ways to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals with special emphasis on areas such as the environment, agriculture, healthcare, tourism and the economy.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, in a brief remark expressed appreciation to the Lufthansa Group for choosing the University as venue for the workshop.
He noted that as a leading University which aims at reducing poverty, (SDG1), it was heart-warming to note that the workshop will equip students with skills to be innovative, create business opportunities for themselves, reduce graduate unemployment and ultimately reduce poverty.
Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu further assured Ms. Macedo of the University’s commitment in making the workshop a success.
Ms. Macedo was accompanied by the Colombian Ambassador to Ghana, Her Excellency Mrs. Claudia Turbay Quintero.
About the Design Thinking Workshop
The Design Thinking workshop is an innovative, agile approach to product development in which a problem is identified from a user perspective.
The objective of the workshop is to solve problems with a business model.
Throughout the process, the Design Thinking method is consistently focused on the needs of users.
Participants of the conference will learn skills such as innovative, customer-oriented thinking or execution focus.