Design Thinking for AmBank Employees

Inculcated AmBank employees with the awareness of SDGs and Designing Thinking practices to tackle corporate challenges.

AmBank

Funder
PARTICIPANTS
PROJECTS INITIATED
RAISED FOR PARTNERS
HOURS OF SERVICES
Programme Status
Completed
Year
2019
Duration
3 month(s)
Programme Type
Corporate Training
Programme Theme
Design Thinking, Sustainability, Talent Development
The programme empowered talents of all levels and backgrounds with innovation in design thinking workshops. The participants presented a multitude of renewable solutions and were elected to serve as nationwide movements towards sustainability. Participants of the programme also learned about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and devised the ideas to support those goals. 4 best ideas were chosen for participants to work further on their deliverables. The chosen ideas were introduced to the planning stage for running a pilot programme to collect data and successful solutions were ultimately implemented in a nationwide movement towards sustainability. The CSR ideas chosen include the following: 1. Power saving computers during weekends and LED Light bulbs 2. Educating kids on financial literacy 3. Mental Health Day & cont. awareness 4. Waste Management/Recycling (reducing paper/going paperless)

YSEALI BOOT CAMP 2019

This two day boot camp serves as a rite of passage for aspiring changemakers and leaders to address local community issues.

6

websites built

RM 22,147

raised for impact partners

2

long term fundraising plans developed

63%

By

US Embassy of Kuala Lumpur

YSEALI BOOT CAMP 2019

This two day boot camp serves as a rite of passage for aspiring changemakers and leaders to address local community issues.

6

websites built

RM 22,147

raised for impact partners

2

long term fundraising plans developed

63%

By

US Embassy of Kuala Lumpur

YSEALI BOOT CAMP 2019

This two day boot camp serves as a rite of passage for aspiring changemakers and leaders to address local community issues.

6

websites built

RM 22,147

raised for impact partners

2

long term fundraising plans developed

63%

By

US Embassy of Kuala Lumpur

YSEALI BOOT CAMP 2019

This two day boot camp serves as a rite of passage for aspiring changemakers and leaders to address local community issues.

6

websites built

RM 22,147

raised for impact partners

2

long term fundraising plans developed

63%

By

US Embassy of Kuala Lumpur

Mentors

Ambika Sangaran
Programme Director at Me.reka
Ambika Sangaran
Programme Director at Me.reka
Ambika Sangaran
Programme Director at Me.reka
Ambika Sangaran
Programme Director at Me.reka

This Programme was made possible by

This boot camp allows me to go beyond ideation phase to put plan into practice. As part of the winning teams, I get to implement my ideas and along the journey.
Rebecca Lee
Participant

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