Design Leadership Course

14th — 20th August 2020  |  Prague

Are you a design leader or an aspiring design leader? Do you experience challenging situations with your team?

With our 5-day intensive hands-on course, you will adopt efficient ways to overcome these challenges and implement best practices of design leadership into your daily work.

Course Summary

This course focuses on five essential leadership skills that all UX professionals must master: driving design vision, translating UX into business value, communicating ideas and insights, managing feedback, and evangelizing UX. Get hands-on practice in the skills that will help you create buy-in for UX and bring your team's vision to life.

  • Explore and apply unique leadership approaches for different scenarios.
  • Create psychological safety and creative space for a team, encouraging a diversity of perspectives.
  • Guide teams through the process of experimentation.
  • Set the conditions for a culture of creativity and collaboration.
  • Showcase your new skills through tangible, real-world project challenges, such as a leadership plan and a story to share.


5 days intensive training followed by 3 on-line sessions


5 to 10


5 000 €


Before the workshops

Mapping your skills and setting personal goals

To make your learning efficient, we will map your skills, and set your goals together with you. Skill mapping is done through a self-assessment questionnaire and a structured interview. That way we can adjust the course to yours and other participants' needs.


During the five day
on-site workshops

Learn by Doing

In a team of five, you will work with other participants on a real given project and self-facilitate part of the activities. Each day you will have dedicated coach for your group.

One-on-ones with the coach

At the end of each day, you will have around 15 mins with your group’s coach to reflect, give you personal feedback, and discuss potential obstacles for applying the learnings in your organization.

The Curriculum

[Day 0] Introduction

  • What is a leader?
  • How does leadership differ from management?
  • What defines a UX leader?
  • UX leadership strengths and qualities

See the whole Curriculum →


After the Workshops

Personal Coaching

In three online coaching sessions, we will help you implement your know-how in your daily work.

Community Knowledge Sharing

On top of being part of our slack community, you can join online meetups for your course group, share challenges and tips, get support and advice.

Course Structure

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