Date: October 7th, 2023 (Saturday) 

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. GMT+8 

Venue: HKUST Business School Central (Map

(Overseas participants are also welcome to attend the event online. Zoom link will be provided as we get closer to the date.)


Event Details: 

You are invited to join an information session of the World’s No.1 Executive MBA Program, where you will

  • learn about our Unique Program Design;
  • discover how our World-Class Program will help you achieve your career goals; 
  • find out how you can be part of our “High-Impact, Low-Ego” class.

You will also join a sample class with our world-class faculty, Professor David Schonthal


The Power of Design Thinking


Design is not just a verb – it is a way of thinking. In this interactive session, Prof. Schonthal will highlight some of the fundamentals of Design Thinking and discusses how they can be applied to everything from products and services to business models. Participants will explore how to apply these principles across a variety of industries, in small companies and large enterprises alike. 

About the Speaker:

Professor David Schonthal is an award-winning Professor of Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Kellogg School of Management where he teaches courses on new venture creation, design thinking, healthcare innovation and creativity. In addition to his teaching, he also serves as the Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at Kellogg and the Faculty Director of the Zell Fellows Program, a selective venture accelerator program designed to help student entrepreneurs successfully launch or acquire new businesses.

Professor Schonthal is also a contributing writer to Forbes, Inc., Fortune and Harvard Business Review magazines, authoring articles on strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship, design and change. He has been honored on Crain's Chicago Business magazine's "40 Under 40" list in 2014 and is currently a Distinguished Achievement Award Finalist for Thinkers50, an international organization that identifies, ranks, and shares the leading management ideas of our age. He has won Kellogg’s Executive MBA Outstanding Professor award 5 times as well as a Faculty Impact Award for excellence in teaching.

Schedule (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.):

         Program Introduction by
         Judy Au
         Program Director
         Kellogg-HKUST EMBA program 

         Alumni/Student Sharing

         Sample Class with
Professor David Schonthal
         Professor of Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
         Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

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