DDfV researcher Ibo van de Poel is one of the organizers of a 7-day course for PhD students on the Philosophy of Responsible Innovation. One of the course days is dedicated to Design for Values. Van de Poel teaches this topic together with Jeroen van den Hoven, scientific director of the DDfV Institute.
Cultural sensitivity will help, not only to avoid mismatches between designs and intended users, but it will also prove a great source of inspiration and opportunities for new product design. This course will show you how to do culture sensitive design!
Sharpen your business proposition by learning how to systematically integrate values (such as sustainability, safety, equity and privacy) into the design of new technologies or products in your organization. This will ensure a strategic win-win outcome for both society and your business.
What you will learn: (1) The potential societal and ethical impacts of robot creation, (2) The principles that should be taken into consideration during the development of social and AI robots, (3) The choices that need to be made when developing social robots.
This course will help you implement our Responsible Innovation approach and ensure the viability of your business. In this online course you will learn how to operationalize leadership to get all stakeholders on board and get things done.
Through a combination of short online lectures given by design and innovation experts, practical exercises, webinars and individualized feedback, you will learn the concept and principles of Design for Values and how to use this approach effectively for your organization’s innovation strategy and societal responsibilities.