Wharton Design + Innovation – October 8th Newsletter

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** In this issue

Education: – D&I Wednesday

Career: – MBA Fellowship Opportunity

Events at Penn: – Net Impactathon

Events outside Penn: – DesignPhiladelphia

Member Spotlights: – TED Talk – Making prototypes

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** Education

** D&I Wednesday

Join Wharton Entrepreneurship and Professor Karl Ulrich, Vice Dean of Innovation for: Technology Push, Market Pull, and the Search for Product-Market Fit

When: 10/1, 12- 1:30pm Where: JMHH 265

Innovation opportunities are sometimes born of technological possibility and sometimes of emergent customer needs. The first challenge for most new ventures is to find product-market fit; the matching of a solution and a need. This workshop outlines the three key questions that every start-up must answer in order to create value, and illustrates methods for answering those questions. The insights are valuable both for those entrepreneurs pursuing opportunities based on a new technology and for those attempting to find a solution for a need they have identified.

** Career

** WPP MBA Fellowship Program

The WPP MBA Fellowship is comprised of three one year rotations through WPP companies, with each rotation chosen on the basis of the individual’s interests and the Group’s needs. The multi-disciplinary rotation is unique in the industry and grooms future leaders. On completion of the Program, we work to find a position within the Group that takes advantage of the broad experience gained during the rotational Program. While most assignments are likely to be located in North America, other locations are possible.

The application for the 2015 WPP MBA Fellowship Program is now available on our website athttp://www.wpp.com/wpp/careers/marketing/mbas/. The program is aimed at developing high caliber management talent and provide experience across a range of marketing disciplines. Positions will be awarded to applicants who obtain an MBA from August 2014 – July 2015. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, October 15th at 11:59pm EST.

The WPP MBA Fellowship Program will also be making an on-campus presentation for Wharton second year MBA students on Tuesday, October 7th at 12:15pm - 1:00pm in Jon Huntsman Hall. We will also be holding coffee chats from 2pm - 4pm on Tuesday, October 7th at the UPenn Bookstore Starbucks.

** Events at Penn

** Net Impactathon

On November 14th, Net Impact and software company SAP will host an Impactathon (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=69e1ccd0ce&e=4b88744fb2) innovation event at Wharton. This is a lively, 1-day design challenge that lets teams of undergraduate and graduate students pitch solutions to a local social challenge focused on education.

Over the course of 10 hours, attendees will have the opportunity to work directly with education organizations like BTECH (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=8281bb66a8&e=4b88744fb2) , local Philly nonprofits, government officials, and other passionate local students. It is a unique chance to: * Learn and apply design thinking principles to a local social challenge: education pathways and workforce development in the Philadelphia area * Hone valuable professional development skills and network with SAP CSR employees * Gain first access to SAP jobs and internships * Apply to participate here (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=309a927a1b&e=4b88744fb2) by October 30th!

** Events outside Penn

** DesignPhiladelphia

When: October 9 - 17


Philadelphia has a rich history and tradition in design, manufacturing, and architecture. Once known as “the workshop of the world,” Philadelphia’s identity as a hub for creative activity is alive and well. DesignPhiladelphia demonstrates Philadelphia’s reemergence as a 21st century city - one shaped by design, technology, and collaborative business practices. Over the course of nine days, the whole city comes together to participate in more cool events than you can shake a stick at, hosted wherever design happens in Philly - from street corners to creative studios.

Your Wharton Design + Innovation curated selection from the 120+ events:

10/10 - Interact 12 (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=7b8f664362&e=4b88744fb2) : Find your design co-founder @ Tyler School of Art’s student showcase

10/11 - Adobe Muse Workshop (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=bb16d9ecab&e=4b88744fb2) : Learn to make websites without coding!

10/11 - Pop-up Maker Station (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=f536c4603a&e=4b88744fb2) : Learn a new fabrication skill

10/12 - Panel: Extreme Collaboration (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=f90dd9e43d&e=4b88744fb2) in Medicine + Design

10/13 - Create with Corian Workshop (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=b160ac29f9&e=4b88744fb2) @ NextFab

10/13 - The Art of Light + Resin (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=97994789bb&e=4b88744fb2) : A mini design challenge

10/14 - The Hacktory drawBot Workshop (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=76fb3e05bc&e=4b88744fb2) : Construct & program your own robot

10/15 - Designing the Internet of Things Panel (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=03f4910f2c&e=4b88744fb2) : Comcast xLab + Penn Engineering

10/15 - Legal Issues for Designers (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=006a5eee8e&e=4b88744fb2) Trademarks, copyrights, licensing & more

10/16 - Designing for Millennials (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=1ebbd0178a&e=4b88744fb2) with AOL’s Maureen Dawson

10/17 - Service Design Camp (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=c5814cc4e7&e=4b88744fb2) Go with a group! Organize one by putting your plans in here (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=a65d9e210c&e=4b88744fb2) .

** Member Spotlights

** Ted Talk: David Kelly on Creative Confidence

Is your school or workplace divided into "creatives" versus practical people? Yet surely, David Kelley suggests, creativity is not the domain of only a chosen few. Telling stories from his legendary design career and his own life, he offers ways to build the confidence to create innovation.

Click here (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=b4aae90d59&e=4b88744fb2) to view. The book (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=0737f4286e&e=4b88744fb2) is a recommended read, too!

** Making prototypes

Making prototypes is part of the design process, but where do you go? How do you practice? Here are two on-campus resources to get you started:

Weiss Tech House Garage Lab (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=689e301cf0&e=4b88744fb2)

Penn Engineering AddLab - 3D Printers (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=d6d99f76a1&e=4b88744fb2) Submit files to 3D print for $10 / cu in or $0.60 / gram - a significant discount. Our off-campus recommended local provider is 3D Systems (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=0c5612384b&e=4b88744fb2) .

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Thanks for reading, we wish you a creative and productive week. If you have any items that you'd like us to include in next week's issue please email Zack: zelliott@wharton.upenn.edu

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