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We deliver training programmes and workshops tailored to the unique needs of professionals in the design industry.

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Professional Diploma In UX Design Read more
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Professional Diploma in UX Design 2024
Next Intake: June 4th 2024 6-month Programme

A unique 6-month university-accredited programme in UX for Designers and Creatives, combining online learning and live webinars to further develop business skills and build successful careers.

Professional Diploma in UX Design 2024
Professional Certificate in UI Read more
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Professional Certificate in UI 2024
Next intake: June 5th 2024 3-month programme

Are your digital design skills holding you back? Master the key concepts and techniques of user interface design with this 3-month university-accredited programme in UI for Designers and Creatives, combining online learning and live webinars.

Professional Certificate in UI 2024
Professional Diploma in Content Design Read more
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Professional Certificate in Content Design 2024
Next intake: June 6th 2024 10-week programme

Are your content design skills holding you back? Master the key concepts and techniques of content design with this 10-week university-accredited programme in Content Design for Designers, UX/UI Professional and Creatives, combining online learning and live webinars.

Professional Certificate in Content Design 2024
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Professional Certificate in User Research 2024
Next Intake: June 6th 2024 4-Month Programme

A unique 4-month university-accredited programme in User Research for Designers and Creatives, combining online learning and live webinars to further develop business skills and build successful careers.

Professional Certificate in User Research 2024
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Managing Creative People 2024
Wednesday 29th May 2024, 5th June 2024, 12th June 2024 9:30am to 4pm

A managers’ essential guide to effectively lead, manage and develop high-performing creative individuals or teams through the full Performance Management cycle – interview through to departure. This 3-day online workshop is an engaging and mind-shifting programme for experienced managers of Creatives and provides you with the skills needed to achieve the professional results that will help to progress your career in management.



Managing Creative People 2024
Design West Summer School Read more
Programme
Design West Programme with Design Skillnet
June 15th-28th 2 weeks

Open to eligible practicing designers from all disciplines at Design Skillnet’s subsidised reduced fees, Design West is a unique two-week programme of discovery, learning, reflection, adventure and making and a fantastic opportunity for a creative refresh. Taking place at the ATU Connemara campus in Co. Galway, this critically acclaimed international design summer school will allow participants to work with leading International and Irish designers from renowned studios such as Thonik (NL), Gail Anderson (School of Visual Arts NYC) and Associate Studio (NYC) and Unthink, Studio Or and Design Factory.

Design West Programme with Design Skillnet
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Handling Difficult Conversations 2024
Wednesday, 19th June 2024 10am to 1pm

An online workshop for Designers and Creatives to navigate crucial conversations with peers, senior managers, colleagues, important stakeholders and clients confidently, providing them with the fundamentals of how to communicate clearly.

It will empower participants to engage assertively in critical discussions, assess conversation dynamics, present their case effectively and know when to assert themselves or remain silent. Includes exercises to put into practice.

Handling Difficult Conversations 2024
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Project Management for Creatives & Designers 2024
Thursday 13th June 2024 & Thursday 20th June 2024 9:30am to 4pm

This workshop will help participants to gain valuable insights and practical knowledge on efficiently and effectively managing projects from inception to completion.

Throughout the workshop, attendees will be immersed in dynamic sessions that demystify the intricacies of project lifecycles, offering practical insights into the initiation, planning, execution, and closure phases and developing crucial skills for effective team leadership and communication along the way.

Project Management for Creatives & Designers 2024
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Facilitation Skills 2024
Thursday 27th June 2024 (9:30am to 4pm)

Achieve successful outcomes as a Facilitator. Tailored for designers and creatives, this workshop on facilitation skills delves into essential facets of Facilitation skills.

Participants will learn about intervention design, stakeholder contracting and diverse facilitation methodologies and equips you with practical tools such as brainstorming and problem-solving techniques as well as focusing on your self-awareness and personal development as a facilitator.

Facilitation Skills 2024
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Managing Diverse & Remote Teams 2024
Tuesday 2nd July 2024 (10am to 1pm)

Enhance the performance of your diverse teams’ performance in the dynamic landscape of remote working environments. This workshop will focus on sharpening leadership skills to support managers with the nuances of managing diverse, remote and/or hybrid teams. It will cover virtually navigating team development stages, managing performance and productivity in a virtual setting and provide managers with a toolbox for remote conversations and maintaining a strong team connection despite remote conditions.



Managing Diverse & Remote Teams 2024
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Programme
UX Tree Mentorship Programme
Next Intake: September 3rd 2024 Duration: 4 months

UX Tree is a mentorship programme focused on career development and the improvement of UX skills for mentors and mentees. The Programme provides guidance and support to mentees in developing or improving their professional skills in the field of UX Design and aims to bridge the gap between education and the workplace.

UX Tree Mentorship Programme
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Professional Diploma in Service Design 2024
Next Intake: 16th September 2024 *TBC

Service designers create solutions for complex systemic and societal challenges, developing experiences that address the needs of a diverse range of stakeholders. The Professional Diploma in Service Design teaches the application of design methods, tools and thinking to sectors such as healthcare, technology, finance, transportation and education.

Professional Diploma in Service Design 2024
Design Management Professional Diploma Read more
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Design Management Professional Diploma 2024
Next intake October 1st 2024 (10-month duration)

Developed for busy working professional designers and design function managers (not all design managers are designers) to empower them to take their businesses and careers to the next level with the tools, processes and methodologies to successfully manage design as a key business resource.

Design Management Professional Diploma 2024

Looking for customised training?

Our high quality in-company training offers tailored training solutions with a strong design industry focus at substantially reduced costs.

Our programmes and workshops can be customised and arranged at a time and venue that suits your team.

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Professional Certificate in UI Read more
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Professional Certificate in UI 2024
Next intake: June 5th 2024 3-month programme

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Professional Diploma in Content Design Read more
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Professional Certificate in Content Design 2024
Next intake: June 6th 2024 10-week programme

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Professional Certificate in User Research 2024
Next Intake: June 6th 2024 4-Month Programme

A unique 4-month university-accredited programme in User Research for Designers and Creatives, combining online learning and live webinars to further develop business skills and build successful careers.

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Managing Creative People 2024
Wednesday 29th May 2024, 5th June 2024, 12th June 2024 9:30am to 4pm

A managers’ essential guide to effectively lead, manage and develop high-performing creative individuals or teams through the full Performance Management cycle – interview through to departure. This 3-day online workshop is an engaging and mind-shifting programme for experienced managers of Creatives and provides you with the skills needed to achieve the professional results that will help to progress your career in management.



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Design West Programme with Design Skillnet
June 15th-28th 2 weeks

Open to eligible practicing designers from all disciplines at Design Skillnet’s subsidised reduced fees, Design West is a unique two-week programme of discovery, learning, reflection, adventure and making and a fantastic opportunity for a creative refresh. Taking place at the ATU Connemara campus in Co. Galway, this critically acclaimed international design summer school will allow participants to work with leading International and Irish designers from renowned studios such as Thonik (NL), Gail Anderson (School of Visual Arts NYC) and Associate Studio (NYC) and Unthink, Studio Or and Design Factory.

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Handling Difficult Conversations 2024
Wednesday, 19th June 2024 10am to 1pm

An online workshop for Designers and Creatives to navigate crucial conversations with peers, senior managers, colleagues, important stakeholders and clients confidently, providing them with the fundamentals of how to communicate clearly.

It will empower participants to engage assertively in critical discussions, assess conversation dynamics, present their case effectively and know when to assert themselves or remain silent. Includes exercises to put into practice.

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Project Management for Creatives & Designers 2024
Thursday 13th June 2024 & Thursday 20th June 2024 9:30am to 4pm

This workshop will help participants to gain valuable insights and practical knowledge on efficiently and effectively managing projects from inception to completion.

Throughout the workshop, attendees will be immersed in dynamic sessions that demystify the intricacies of project lifecycles, offering practical insights into the initiation, planning, execution, and closure phases and developing crucial skills for effective team leadership and communication along the way.

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Facilitation Skills 2024
Thursday 27th June 2024 (9:30am to 4pm)

Achieve successful outcomes as a Facilitator. Tailored for designers and creatives, this workshop on facilitation skills delves into essential facets of Facilitation skills.

Participants will learn about intervention design, stakeholder contracting and diverse facilitation methodologies and equips you with practical tools such as brainstorming and problem-solving techniques as well as focusing on your self-awareness and personal development as a facilitator.