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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 2020
COVID-19 Response Plan

We are fully supportive of the Government’s efforts

We are fully supportive of the Government’s efforts

Wed, 27th May 2020
HR Guidance for Employers

Managing the Return to Work after Covid

Managing the Return to Work after Covid

Tue, 26th May 2020
Forever employable with Jeff Gothelf

How to ensure your career stays as agile as your work

How to ensure your career stays as agile as your work

Wed, 3rd June 2020
Professional Diploma in UX Design

A unique 6-month programme for Designers and Creatives

A unique 6-month programme for Designers and Creatives

Thu, May 21st 2020
Clients will be moving the goalpost

The 4 classic client objections you are likely to hear

The 4 classic client objections you are likely to hear

Autumn 2020
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 2021
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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EventWorkshop
HR Guidance for Employers
Wed, May 27th

Caroline McEnery, founder and MD of The HR Suite will share advice on how to design and communicate reasonable and prudent protocols in the workplace based on up-to-date government advice. 

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Programme
Professional Diploma in UX Design
Wed, 3rd June 2020

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

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Programme
Onboarding Programme
Five half-day workshops starting June 9th 2020

Successful onboarding can be challenging and costly. Avail of the 100% funded practical onboarding workshops for new graduates and hires.

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Workshop
Brand Masterclass with Marty Neumeier
Wed, Oct 07 2020

Marty Neumeier returns to Dublin for a 2-day brand masterclass and will deep dive into modern brand-building disciplines, definitions, and methods.

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Programme
Design Management Professional Diploma
January 2021

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
Design on Growth
March 2021

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