About the course
Design Leadership programs are designed for the busy design professional. That’s why a few things are important: Learning while working, an intensive interaction between student & tutor, fresh content straight from reality, low on theory high on practice, directly improvement of daily work and fun! Or let’s say ‘intrinsic motivation’.
You will learn:
- Speaking the vocabulary of Design Management
- Relating design to business
- Clarifying the fuzzy world of design
- Delivering design results efficiently
- Communicating impactfully with designers, peers and management
Time: 20. April – 26. January 2022 (deadline April 1., 2021)
Includes five study meetings and online coaching.
Place: Online via Teams / DOGA, Hausmanns gate 16 in Oslo
The course will be held digitally if covid considerations require it
Price: 7.495 euro.
Want to sign up? Due to technical issues, the registration takes place on the Norwegian translation of this page. Please click here and select the "Meld deg på" button to register. The registration form is in English.
- 20 - 22. April 2021
- 22 – 23. June 2021
- 31. Aug – 1. Sept 2021
- 9. – 10. November 2021
- 25. – 26. January 2022
The study meetings will be at DOGA in Oslo and last from 09.00 - 17.00. In between the study meetings you will be given assignments related to the various modules in the program. The program requires an average of 4 hours work per week.
GROW Design Leadership consist of ten chosen modules:
- Design Management
- Design Leadership
- Design Process
- Design Storytelling
- Design Teams
- Design Strategy
- Design in CX
- Design Value
- Service Design
- Design Briefing
The program will be in English and the participants can be a mix of participants from Norway and other countries in Europe. Everyone completing GROW will be part of the GROW Alumni with opportunities for custom made coaching and supplementary courses. Nowadays GROW can offer 18 different modules and topics, but can only teach 10 modules per program given the planning. Please note that the other modules are offered as separate courses.
We accept minimum 8 and maximum 12 participants per program, preferably one from the same organization. If you want to participate with a colleague, contact us. Nowadays GROW can offer 18 different modules and topics, but can only teach 10 modules per program given the planning. Please note that the other modules are offered as separate courses.
Read more about the modules and learning goals:
GROW Design Leadership-program >>
Please contact Jannicke Hølen, Senior Adviser at DOGA.
This is Grow Design Leadership
Through a 40-week course, we offer a deep insight into the subject of design leadership, aimed at you who want to work more professionally with design, at the intersection of business development and creative design processes. Our next program is suitable for senior designers, creative management and strategic advisors in the design industry or senior designers, R&D, product category and innovation managers in private companies or public organizations.
The program is developed by German PARK – a world leading consultancy in the area of design management and design leadership.” and is hosted in Norway in collaboration with DOGA.
Through the program, you will better understand how you, your agency / company / organization, can better manage your design processes across the design disciplines, and how to increase your value by working with design leadership in a more professional manner. You will learn from leading experts, through the experiences of your peers, discussions and assignments. You will grow in a professional way and increase your network.
GROW will give you increased skills and better methods that will help you directly in your own job. The program will consist of participants with senior experience from all disciplines of design, R & D and innovation management in the design industry / business / public sector. The program lasts about 40 weeks with five 2-day study meetings at DOGA in addition to a 'get-to-know' day. You will be working on group or personal assignments and receive online coaching. There will be minimum eight and maximum fourteen participants per program.
GROW Design Leadership 2021 will be tutored by Frans Joziasse, General Director & Founding Partner in PARK.
Design Teams will be facilitated by Frank van der Horst, Change Facilitator og Senior Consultant i Park.
Design Strategy will be facilitated by Brian Gillespie, Design Consultant & Director at PARK USA Boston.
The program will be in English and the participants can be a mix of participants from Norway and other countries in Europe. Everyone completing GROW will be part of the GROW Alumni with opportunities for custom made coaching and supplementary courses.