“This Quick-Fire Challenge aims to give students of all ages, experience levels, and academic interests the opportunity to see how they can use their liberal arts skills to solve real-world business problems. purpose,” explained CXD Senior Associate Director Lisa Noble. planned the event. “This includes bringing new products to market, entering new markets, and refining our communication strategies to attract new customers. She has two hours,” she added.
Before the team embarked on the Quickfire challenge, Moynihan gave the following advice: So, it should definitely be your North Star when overcoming both of these challenges. ”
“We were able to use our respective personal and educational experiences to tackle problems that we had no prior knowledge of and had little time to solve. shows how to think critically, solve complex problems, and excel in collaborative environments.” Carlton Steinberg ’24.
“Our group proposed the LEGO Metaverse, where users can create their own builds online and compete in weekly challenges for the chance to win a physical set,” said Lexi Ashraf ’24. said. The team won the best presentation award for how they approached the first challenge. task. Her teammate her Julie Janssen ’26 explained: “Our Metaverse her games safely combine creativity, friendship and fun, tying them all to Epic and most importantly to her LEGO.”
Another team member is Emmanuel Nowod ’27, one of the few freshman freshmen to take part in the challenge. “This experience enabled my group to solve problems, think outside the box, and collaborate. It was essential to think about,” he said Nwodo.
Up-and-coming sophomore Mishra Shibari’s team earned the title of “Most Creative” for their approach to the second challenge: how to grow the adult consumer market. “Our group was conscious of the challenges of finding meaningful presents as we age and aimed to respect the tradition of gift giving among adults. I put forward the idea of Lego offering a ‘build your own Lego set’ service, with a focus on capturing the
Teammate Carlton Steinberg ’24 was impressed with how well everyone came together. “We were able to use our respective personal and educational experiences to tackle problems that we had no prior knowledge of and had little time to solve. It shows how to think critically, solve complex problems, and excel in collaborative environments.”
Laila Samuel, 27, Wilson Toles, 25, and Toles’ classmate Jess Klein were all members of the team that won the “Most Supportive” award for tackling the first challenge. “We faced the challenge of creating an online game for children,” explained Samuel. “We proposed ‘Legoverse,’ which allows children to build creations using digital bricks and share them with their friends. You can also order the parts and assemble a physical digital creation,” he explained.