Dakar Is Digital Ready To Jumpstart South LA Small Businesses Through

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Driving Better Small Business Outcomes Through Design

In an evolving business landscape, companies must be able to adapt quickly in order to survive. Design-driven thinking can be the key to thriving in uncertain times. Companies that have embraced design thinking have outperformed the S&P by more than 225 percent over the past 10 years.¹

“The most innovative companies in the world have one thing in common: They use design as an integrative resource to innovate more efficiently and successfully.”

– Design Management Institute

The Intersection of Technology, Business and Design

Our program’s unique curriculum brings together mentors from fortune 100 corporations, engineering, communication, art and design. Through this multi-disciplinary approach, we will deliver:

  • Live, online classes with professionals who work across disciplines
  • Build a foundational knowledge in technology and design
  • Practice storytelling techniques that will help you communicate concepts and solutions
  • Develop quantitative and qualitative approaches to decision making
  • Learn to vet opportunities in both business and creative contexts
  • Understand how to lead multi-disciplinary teams
  • Attend in-person hackathons with industry giants like Unity, Epic Games, and Intel

Small business owners often have a dream and, through hard work and planning, they realize that dream.  Dakar Foundation through our BrownbagTV and DPI bootcamp will provide the last mile in making 5 LA County Small Business supported by JP Morgan Chase’s Advancing Black Pathways to leverage digital Dakar’s Design A Digital Communications Plan Bootcamp.

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