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Project Challenges

The Project Challenges: Innovation and Social Impact course is an elective course available to all undergraduate students
from PUCRS.

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Encourage entrepreneurial attitude and innovation through themed challenges, using new classroom dynamics, with projects guided by the Design Thinking methodology.

The proposal has some pillars:

Encourage multidisciplinary integration, providing an environment in which students from various fields of knowledge can interact. Propose new classroom dynamics: fewer formal moments of theoratical content and more hands-on experiences and projects in which knowledge is applied, supported by bibliographic and theory readings. Use of innovative teaching resources such as Lego, LittleBits circuits and games to encourage creativity. Construction of proposals for entrepreneurial and innovative solutions contextualized and focused on human beings and social needs, guided by the Design Thinking methodology.