NIDAnights: Human-Centered Design 101 with Disruptive Business Network

Venue: NIDA Melbourne | Suite 4 | 152 Sturt Street, Southbank, VIC 3006
Date/Time: 17 Jan 2018 - 17 Jan 2018

Human-Centered Design sits at the intersection of creativity and empathy.

Improvisation is the most effective tool in the actor’s toolkit to break down the barriers for their audience.

The first phase of the interactive workshop, led by NIDA Corporate tutors, will guide you through play-based learning methods to create awareness, evoke a new frame of mind and boost control and confidence.

What you will learn:

  • The basics of improvisation
  • How you can respond effectively in the moment when so much is out of your control
  • Improvisation components such as accepting, blocking, yielding, advancing and extending
  • Techniques to understand your user and the value you can create for them

The second phase of the interactive workshop, led by the Disruptive Business Network, will introduce you to a tool called The Business Model Canvas. The Business Model Canvas is the perfect tool to quickly describe your design and test your ideas.

What you will learn:

  • Distilling data from the inspiration phase into learnable metrics
  • An introduction to The Business Model Canvas
  • The segments that make up a business model
  • Prototyping business models

Presented by NIDA with


17 January 2018, 6.30pm

NIDA Melbourne | Suite 4 | 152 Sturt Street, Southbank, VIC 3006

Price: $30

About Disruptive Business Network

The Disruptive Business Network is an event series and consulting service that exists to answer the question: What if the status quo is wrong? To us, 'disruptive' means questioning the way things are currently done. New ideas and technology are changing business. We try to answer this question by looking at the new ideas that are challenging business as usual. The ways technology is influencing the way we work. And how can people find meaning in the work they do. More specifically, The Disruptive Business Network provides tools to challenge the status quo in business by providing online resources, facilitating events and offering consulting services. If you are one of the mavericks, game-changers, or revolutionaries who care about these issues – we invite you to come along.

Visit the Disruptive Business Network website.

About NIDAnights

NIDAnights is an annual calendar of events including workshops, masterclasses, performances and roundtables, presented in partnership with change-makers in the creative ecosystem of Melbourne. The nights, hosted at our intimate NIDA Melbourne studios in Southbank, launch on 15 November and will take place in the midst of every month. Join us for an opportunity to open your minds, stimulate your senses and warm your hearts – in good surrounds, with good company and over good wine.

See our upcoming schedule of NIDAnights here.

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