HM053_IV "Innovation Development: Design Thinking and Idea Development"

BY Dr. Wolf SiegertDATE Saturday Last update: 29 April 2021 at 21:20zum Post-Scriptum


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Recap Exams and preference

Section 23 Papers

(1) By means of a paper, students should prove that they are capable of transferring theoretical or factual knowledge into applicable knowledge, and that they can demonstrate a confident handling of scientific sources, data analysis and scientific formulations by applying scientific working methods.

(2) A paper can be completed as a minor paper (kleine Hausarbeit) with a length of 8 to 12 pages, or as a major paper (große Hausarbeit) not below 15 but not above 25 pages per student.

(3) Papers can be completed as individual or group work. In doing so, attention must be paid to compliance with section 19 paragraph 7.

(4) Minor paper s are intended as assessments during the course of study, while major papers are set in the modules “Student Reseach Project”, “Student Research Project I” and “Student Reseach Project”.

(5) The scope, duration and submission date of the minor paper are determined by the examiner who shall also observe the usual time limits and inform the examination management and students in accordance with section 18 paragraphs 4 and 5.

(6) The topic for the major paper as part of the modules “Student Reseach Project”, “Student Reseach Project I” and “Student Reseach Project II” will be agreed with an examiner. The agreed topic and examiner must be verified by a previously announced deadline via the system provided by the university.

(7) The processing time for a minor papers is four to six weeks, and eight weeks from topic confirmation to submission deadline for major papers which are part of the modules “Student Reseach Project”, “Student Reseach Project I” and “Student Reseach Project II”.

(8) The major paper must be submitted via the system provided by the university by the submission deadline.

(9) Papers are usually graded by the respective examiners.

(10) Students must be informed about the grading of their assignment no later than eight weeks after the submission deadline in accordance with the procedure provided for this purpose.


... & "Hand Maiden Planning ;-)


Serendipity Island [1]

"The idea is to investigate how the corona period affected artists and designers life and their business? How we can help them to surviving after corona( or either meanwhile!! Who know how many other months we are involved in this pandemic lockdown situation!?)and opening up an interaktive space ( serendipity island) to support artists and designers( by organizing different exhibitions, helping them to find sponsors, and selling even their art works in an art gallery in serendipity Island....)"

First audiovisual Elements and references:


 DEUTSCHE BANK: Design Thinking @ Deutsche Bank | Innovation through Design Thinking [2]


Social Business Object

“How design thinking helped me to re-evaluate my business objects and discover what I really might enjoy doing”


Carpentry Roots. Sustainable and Creative Furniture

The Foto-Finish ;-)

This is to say "Thank You" to all those participants who have manged to join these interactive lectures so far: Up to now, you’va always managed to stay on the whole time at eachs cours - and to participate with all your knowledge and intuitions. This was helpful, encouraging and a concrete fulfillment ot the principles of Design Thinking even under these very particular conditions of so-called "online presence" (from Gan Canaria to Istanbul Mexico City and Berlin)