2022 Cox Enterprises Summer Design Sprint

The Design Sprint Challenge

For the Summer of 2022, Cox Enterprises is partnering with the UGA Social Incubator to host a design sprint. The design sprint will allow each participating team to select one of three challenges and tasks them with the challenge of designing an innovative solution to address the challenge. Teams will present this outreach proposal to a team of judges for a chance to take home one of the cash prizes.

Your Opportunity

Practice (or acquire) human-centered design expertise

Gain experiential learning or course credit for graduation

Explore a topic of interest

Compete to earn some serious $$$

Prizes awarded:

$1,500 for First Place Team

$750 for Second Place Team

$250 for Third Place Team

The Design Sprint

In a design sprint, a team designs a novel solution to a meaningful problem. Using methods of human-centered design, the team works to develop empathy, define a need, ideate, prototype and test. Ultimately the team communicates the need they discovered and their idea to address it through a compelling story. A sprint is a terrific opportunity to practice your human-centered design skills or to learn about the HCD process.

Your Task

Assemble a team of 2 to 4 students (or let us know that you would like help finding a team)

Apply to be part of the sprint

Have a least one member of your team participate in five virtual exercises via Zoom (one per week)

Complete your design

Present your design to the judges at our live, in-person event on August 15th

Claim your prize (if you win, of course)

Getting Started

Contact us if you have any questions

Register

Attend the Kickoff Meeting on July 11

Register

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