Preparing ourselves for the dragon den pitch was fun but quite tiring at the same time. The reason to why I found it quite tiring was because we practised a lot which was good but it did make me more nervous and frustrated as well. There was a moment I felt like I needed toContinue reading “Dragon Den Pitch”
Before starting the design thinking start-up module, I was not aware of the lean canvas at all. I knew start-ups use business plans and business models before start-up their business idea. Lean canvas was created by Ash Maurya; it is a one-page business plan template. It was created to help getting ideas across with theContinue reading “The Lean Canvas & Business Model!”
As they say never give up and failure leads to success! Me and my team struggled with coming up with a good and unique idea. However, we really needed to redesign an idea that was already a product or service. As a group we sat in the University library researching and researching! Good and uniqueContinue reading “First Idea Flop/Failed!!”
I am not really fond of visiting Museums, I just really go whenever we had School trips, but this was the best Museum I have ever seen and it was really related to me I feel. I will explain why I felt it was related to me as I write my blog. My first thoughtContinue reading “The Design Museum Trip!”
It was one of the interesting and unusual Design Thinking class we had and very different type of experience which was new to me. For this session in class we worked in teams of three, in which each member of the group had different roles one was a robot (that was me for my group).Continue reading “The Toilet Journey!”
“We should all dream, share our dreams, then go out and make them happen” — Richard Branson Beginning with the course we were set a task before any of the modules even started, which at first made me feel quite nervous. The induction week turned out to be very interesting not only did we receiveContinue reading “My First Blog Post”
Hello, I’m Maha Omer, a postgraduate student studying MSc Innovation Managment and Entrepreneurship at Kingston University. Design Thinking for Start-ups is one of the modules I am currently working on. One of my tasks is to start blogging my learning experience.. I believe we are always learning and that’s great!