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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.

May - July 2024
Managing Creatives: Workshops for Experienced and First time managers

Managing Creative People, Coaching, Managing Diverse & Remote Teams

Managing Creative People, Coaching, Managing Diverse & Remote Teams

Managing My Creativity’: Personal Effectiveness workshops for Creatives

Pitching, Project & Time Management, Communication and Facilitation

Pitching, Project & Time Management, Communication and Facilitation

Professional Certificate In Service Design
Next Intake: 17th April 2024
Professional Certificate in Service Design 2024

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Gain a QQI Certificate in…

Professional Diploma in Content Design
Next intake: July 4th 2024
Professional Certificate in Content Design 2024

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Professional Diploma In UX Design
Next Intake: July 2nd 2024
Professional Diploma in UX Design 2024

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Professional Certificate in UI
Next intake: July 3rd 2024
Professional Certificate in UI 2024

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Next Intake: July 4th 2024
Professional Certificate in User Research 2024

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Design Management Professional Diploma
Next intake October 1st 2024
Design Management Professional Diploma 2024

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A tool for designers & employers to plan career development, together.

A tool for designers & employers to plan career development, together.

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

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Marty Neumeier

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Emily Cohen

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Chris Do

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Upcoming Training & Events

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Handling Difficult Conversations 2024
Wednesday, 19th June 2024

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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Professional Diploma in Service Design 2024 - Information Session
Wednesday 19th June 1pm to 2pm and Tuesday 25th June 5pm to 6pm.

An information session in partnership with NCAD for our Professional Diploma in Service Design, with Programme Director Dr Caoimhe Mc Mahon,

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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.

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Design Management Professional Diploma 2024 - Information Session
Thursday, June 20th & 27th June 2024

Join Design Skillnet and James Hall from PARK for an information session on the Design Management Professional Diploma programme’s background context, structure, content, and gain insights on how it can take your business and career to the next level.

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Professional Diploma in UX Design 2024
Next Intake: July 2nd 2024

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.

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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.



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