Advanced Design Leadership
This five-course series will empower you to become a catalyst for change in your organization. You’ll walk away with a deeper knowledge of essential design thinking tools and the power to mobilize others towards a shared vision.
How it works
Take the courses
The series focuses on the methods and skills you’ll need to deepen your knowledge of design thinking and creative leadership.
Earn a certificate
Once you’ve completed the five-course series, you’ll receive an Advanced Design Leadership certificate.
The program has five consecutive courses
The first course focuses on laying the groundwork for a deep understanding of your customers and their goals. You’ll learn how to conduct research interviews, generate insights, and more.
This course teaches tools that will help you understand the journey your customer takes with your service. Learn how to better orchestrate a service on the back end, from operations to systems, for an improved experience.
This hands-on practice course delves into a range of research methods that will help you build a better understanding of your customers.
This course will build your confidence in facilitating sessions that spark creativity, understanding, and alignment within your team.
Put what you’ve learned into practice as a design leader! In this course, you’ll work with tools to think strategically, identify challenges early on, and move beyond roadblocks within your team.
Got a question?
Visit the course page, pick the location and date that work best for you, and register!
Certificate badges are distributed upon completion of each course. Add them to your LinkedIn profile to share what you’ve learned and stand out from the crowd in your professional network
Upon completion of any course, you’ll receive a certificate of completion badge through LinkedIn that you can add to your profile. We also offer two certificate series — for individuals or organizations — that will cultivate a deeper knowledge of design thinking. Design Thinking Fundamentals is a three-course series focused on the core mindset and methodology of human-centered design. Advanced Design Leadership is a five-course series that teaches the fundamentals of design thinking and ways to mobilize others towards a shared vision. To learn more, visit our certificate series page.
We have recommended tracks for our courses, but there are no prerequisites. We do recommend some of our more advanced classes like Design Facilitation and Design Leadership for more experienced practitioners.
Want to build a foundation?
Find out about our beginner series.