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Become a Member

Access subsidised training and grow your potential

Looking to progress your career or business, and embrace the challenges and opportunities of the future?

Benefits Become a member

Our training programmes and events are informed by industry engagement to meet current and future skills needs. Our goal is to deliver impactful learning experiences to design leaders and practioners so that they can better understand, manage and shape their careers and business performance.

Why become a member of Design Skillnet?

  • Breakfast briefings, Workshops, and many complementary Seminars and Events
  • Post Graduate Professional Education and training programmes
  • Design Leaders Conference
  • Bespoke and in-house tailored solutions- substantially subsidised

Who can and cannot benefit from the Design Skillnet?

  • Designers working in Ireland and Design Professionals
  • Design and Creative agencies
  • Businesses with in-house design teams
  • Public sector organisations, charities or not-for-profit organisations

So how can I become a Design Skillnet member?

Complete the form below for individual membership or contact us directly at info@designskillnet.ie for business membership options. 

Current IDI members  and  ICAD members are automatically members of Design Skillnet.

Who is IDI?

The Institute of Designers in Ireland is the professional body of designers working across disciplines and across the island of Ireland. The Government, clients and professional bodies recognise the IDI as…

More about IDI

Become an IDI member

Who is ICAD?

The Institute of Creative Advertising and Design (ICAD) is a non-profit, membership organisation with the aim of supporting creative excellence in Irish advertising and design for those working within the industry.

More about ICAD

Become an ICAD member

Any questions?

If you’re not sure if you meet these criteria or have any queries, please get in touch via the form below.

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Upcoming Training Events

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What Clients Think 2021
January 19th 2021

How has Covid impacted upon client/agency relationships and what do clients think will be the lasting effects?

Join us for a breakfast seminar on January 19th , for the launch of the 2020 ‘What Clients Think’ report.

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Agency Owners Forum - January 2021
January 21st 2021

A monthly forum held by a series of hosts, this is a space for agency owners to connect, share ideas and discuss the matters that are most pressing, particularly in the current climate.

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Designs on Growth - Information Seminar
January 27th 2021

Join past participants as well as the course trainer of the Designs on Growth programme to hear how it is impacting their careers and businesses, and learn how they managed their study with work.

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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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Service Design Diploma Information Seminar
February 11th 2021

Course Trainers, Marc Stickdorn and Gerry Scullion , will join us for an information session to give background and context to our newest programme, the Service Design Diploma, and answer questions on the course content, as well as sharing insights on how it can transform your career or business.

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Programme
Service Design Diploma
February 26th 2021

This course offers everything you need to improve the products and services you offer. Gain a deeper understanding of how to design content within your service, embed service design thinking in your organisation, and change the way your team works.

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Programme
Designs on Growth
February 2021 9:00 – 17:00

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

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Data Visualisation with Valentina D'efilippo
March 22nd 2021

This online seminar provides an introduction to data visualisation’s potential as a storytelling medium as well as the principles behind the construction of effective and compelling visual displays of information.

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Programme
Professional Diploma in UX Design
Register for 2021

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