Design Thinking Workshop in Vienna

**with Hult International Business School and IBM **

Join an interactive workshop with Hult Alumnus Oliver Henkes, who is working in IT Consulting and Project Management at the IBM Client Innovation Center Austria.

DC Tower
Donau City Straße 7
1220, Vienna

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Wed, 1 April 2020 - 05:30 PM - 10:00 PM


At Hult, you'll learn through experience. The Design Thinking Workshop emphasizes the learning environment at Hult and gives an insight into the New Product Development (NPD) Process. Engage in a team project, develop new ideas and exchange your knowledge with others.

What will you learn?

  1. Learn more about the design thinking process, how to apply the method and practice your learnings on a case study with the guidance of Oliver Henkes.
  2. Make important decisions and deliver a professional presentation in a team and personally experience the implementation of agile workflows.
  3. Get insights into IBM`s Garage Method and the concept’s ability to reflect on a business’s operations and the development of a minimum viable product (MVP).

We are available to guide you on the project and give answers to questions you might have.

hult students at a talk in the auditorium


5:30 PM - 6:00 PM — Registration

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM — Introduction with Peter Simeonoff, Managing Director IBM Client Innovation Center

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM — Methodologies and Team Selection

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM — Teamwork

8:30 PM - 9:00 PM — Presentations and Feedback

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM — Networking

hult student at a talk at an open house event

About Oliver Henkes


Oliver Henkes is a Senior Project Manager at IBM Client Innovation Center Austria. He also coaches new ventures with the help of a framework developed in the Internet of Things Austria Association and is a Mentor for the Topic Team Business Models at IoT Austria. He is an enthusiast for innovation and the agile way of working. Oliver concluded the MBA at Hult International Business School in 2016.

Now in the role of Project Manager for multiple projects at IBM Client Innovation Center, a company attached to the consulting unit of IBM, Oliver manages diverse teams and client stakeholders to deliver high-quality solutions and makes use of innovative frameworks to help achieve them.

Oliver is a visiting speaker at Hult International Business School and is passionate about building high performing teams. In his leisure time, he likes to coach new enterprises and travel.

What our students say

Vanessa Macho Cibrian

Hult is one of the most incredible experiences of my life. I now consider myself a better professional, with enough energy and confidence in myself to enter the competitive world of international business. The MIB is not only intense academically, but it is also intense in the quantity and quality of friendships that you can make in such a short time.

Vanessa Macho Cibrian

MS International Business London, Class of 2020

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