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DESIGN THINKING, a solution-based approach to solving problems

  • January 24, 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, 1300 E. Woodfield, Suite 600, Schaumburg, IL


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Are you ready to learn techniques and tools to truly get to the heart of a user’s problem, and build a solution to meet the user’s needs?

Talent Development professionals can achieve exceptional results by pairing design thinking and instructional design. Join us to discuss, learn and practice how to start incorporating design thinking into your initiatives. We will hear from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management Business leader faculty about the design thinking principles as well as other thought leaders from a practical standpoint.

You will walk away with:

  • An overview of design thinking principles
  • Light touch case studies from L&D teams who use design thinking
  • Practice opportunities using a Design Thinking methodology


5:30 PM - 6:00 PM: Registration, Buffet Style Dinner

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Program


Michelle HumesMichelle Humes
Director of Delivery and Learning Solutions
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

Michelle Humes has joined Lake Forest Graduate School of Management as the Director of Delivery and Learning Solutions for the Corporate Learning Solutions Group.  Michelle previously worked at Harvard Business School Publishing as an Associate Director of the Global Learning Solutions team managing clients in North and South America.  In that role, Michelle provided best practices in management and leadership develop with a wide range of Fortune 500 and Global 1,000 clients.  Her goal is to architect leadership development solutions which align to the organization’s objectives and outcomes.

Michelle started her career as a Consultant at Andersen Consulting and Alaris Consulting (now part of PwC).   She found her passion on projects as a Change Management expert and made the transition into corporate Learning and Development.  Michelle led Learning and Development efforts at TransUnion for five years prior to joining Harvard Business Publishing.

Michelle received her Bachelors of Science in Business with an emphasis in Accounting from Miami University of Ohio.  Michelle also holds a Masters in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management and Finance from Loyola University of Chicago.  She speaks English, German and Spanish.


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