Classes will run as scheduled Friday April 20, 2018.
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Event Description

Award-winning product designer and Stanford professor Bill Burnett will teach you how to look at your career and life through the lens of design thinking. You will leave with the tools to develop various life scenarios for yourself – just like a designer tests multiple prototypes. Whether you are a college grad entering the workforce, a forty year-old shifting careers, or a sixty-eight year-old trying to define an encore, never stop asking, “What do I want to be when I grow up?”

  • Co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Designing Your Life
  • Inaugural Event in the new Staenberg Performance Lab at COCA!
  • Part of A Groundbreaking Week at COCA

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Staenberg Performance Lab at COCA
524 Trinity Avenue | University City, MO 63130

7:30AM | Check-In and Breakfast
8:00-10:00AM | Program

$60 | Participant
$50 | Non-Profit
$20 | Student

Groups of 5+, non-profit organizations, and students can contact Emily Catedral at of 314-561-4908 for discounted rates.

About Bill Burnett

Bill Burnett is the Executive Director of the Design Program at Stanford and co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Designing Your Life. He directs the undergraduate and graduate program in design at Stanford, both interdepartmental programs between the Mechanical Engineering department and the Art department. He got his BS and MS in Product Design at Stanford and has worked professionally on a wide variety of projects ranging from award- winning Apple PowerBooks to the original Hasbro Star Wars action figures. He holds a number of mechanical and design patents, and design awards for a variety of products including the first “slate” computer. In addition to his duties at Stanford, he is on the Board of VOZ (pronounced “VAWS – it means voice in Spanish) a socially responsible high fashion startup and advises several Internet start-up companies.


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