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Design Thinking

June 17, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


This is part of the Lifelong Learning CPE Summer Series.

Session 1: Friday, May 20, 12-1 p.m. EDT, Enhancing Agility and Nimbleness for Managing Disruption with Mark Beasley, PhD

Session 2: Friday, June 17, 12-1 p.m. EDT, Design Thinking with J. Mark Scearce, PhD

Session 3: Friday, July 22, 12-1 p.m. EDT, ESG, Sustainability Reporting and The Future of Business with Jessica Yinka Thomas

Click to register an individual for the June 17 event (one virtual session for $35)

Click to register an individual for the July 22 event (one virtual session for $35)

Session 2 Overview

Dr. JMark Scearce is an internationally-recognized composer and teacher of Creative Thinking. His five degrees in music, philosophy, and religion position him as a purveyor of critical and creative thinking across disciplines. A Phi Beta Kappa, Scearce’s music is heard all over the world and has earned him the Raleigh Medal of Arts among six other international awards.

Session 2 Learning Objectives

  • Understand differing modes of learning
  • Understand analogical thinking
  • Understand Design Principles as they apply to client interaction
  • Understand solutions to problems are intrinsic and not extrinsic
  • Understand multiple epistemologies to every problem
  • Apply Italo Calvino’s Six attributes of the Novel as guiding principles of a CPA’s approach

Session 2 Format

Refund: For group internet based webinars offered via MAC Lifelong Learning, all sales are final. Full or partial refunds will not be issued for failure to attend one or more of the virtual events offered as a subscription.  Refunds will not be issued if attendees fail to attend or do not complete the required actions to earn CPE credits. Attendees who do not attend or do not complete the required actions to earn CPE will receive a link to the recording of the event after the completion of the course. This recording does not qualify for CPE credits.  

Cancellation: In case of program cancellation by MAC Lifelong Learning, when practicable, all registered participants will be contacted via-email with at least two weeks’ notice. Pro Rata registration fees will be refunded to all participants when the event was not rescheduled.

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June 17, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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