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Navigate the changing landscape of design

Lead with a
future-focused
mindset

Learn best
practice from
industry leaders

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

October 2021
COVID-19 Update - Safe return to work

We are fully supportive of the Government’s efforts

We are fully supportive of the Government’s efforts

October 2021
Back to Business Safely

Skillnet Ireland ReBound initiative upskills business owners to take action, now.

Skillnet Ireland ReBound initiative upskills business owners to take action, now.

TBC
Design Leaders Conference

A day of exploring design; process, practice and culture.  

A day of exploring design; process, practice and culture.  

Register your interest for 2022
Design Management Professional Diploma

Take your business to the next level

Take your business to the next level

For those leading design studios or design teams, learn how to:

  • lead business-focused conversations
  • manage creative environments
  • build a sustainable culture
  • take charge of your career

Learn from global
subject matter experts

MN

Marty Neumeier

@martyneumeier

EC

Emily Cohen

@emilyruthcohen

CD

Chris Do

@thechrisdo

Upcoming Training & Events

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certificate in design for sustainability and circular economiesRead more
Programme
Certificate in Design for Sustainability and Circular Economies
Starting Wednesday 26th January 2022

Invest in the Future of your design practice and continue your professional development with a Certificate in Design for Sustainability and Circular Economies, delivered by LSAD and accredited by TUS in partnership with Design Skillnet.

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Workshop
Mentoring & Nurturing Talent | Masterclasses with David Clutterbuck
Thursday, 10th February 2022

A unique masterclass for aspiring mentors and mentees to work with Professor David Clutterbuck, one of the pioneers of developmental mentoring.

What Clients Think 2022Read more
Event
What Clients Think 2022 – Navigating Uncertain Times
Thursday February 17th 2022

Design strategist Jonathan Kirk will explore what designers and creatives can do better to master the client/agency relationship including strengthening pitches, collaboration, client growth and retention, based on the 2022 ‘What Clients Think’ report.

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Programme
Design Management Professional Diploma
March 2022

Developed for busy working professional designers and design function managers (not all design managers are designers) to empower them to take their business and careers to the next level.

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Programme
Designs on Growth
Spring 2022

An innovative learning and development response providing owner/managers with best practice business management skills to support sustainability and increase revenue in their business.

We’ve delivered training to over
2,000 design professionals across Ireland

The Design Leaders Conference was an opportunity to benchmark my thinking on design as a profession

Stephen McGilloway, Bigsmall Design

An unmissable opportunity to build your network, get exposed to new ideas and learn up to date industry trends and best practice.

Design Leaders Conference 2018

‘It was great to bring away knowledge I could apply instantly in our studio’

Charlotte Barker, Dynamo

"The programme helps you take the first hand, in-depth knowledge of your own business, structure it, assess it, set realistic goals, and create a road map for growth”

Oran Day, Atelier David Smith

“There was great solidarity seeing other studios on the course also facing similar issues. It has had a positive impact on how we’re now developing our studio.”

John Gavin, Creative Director, True Output