Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

The latest workshops coming up from The Design Academy. Please enquire for more details.

Be Inspired and Inspire us!

Join us for a free San Diego Design Week workshop for the World Design Capital 2024; Inspiring Change in Education.
Co Hosted by WDC2024, The Design Academy and the Educator's Alliance housed in UCSD

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Innovating through Human-Centered Design Thinking Essential Pathway

Sign up for our upcoming
Human-Centered Design Thinking Awareness Training
Friday, Oct 21, 2022

Intensive 1 Day workshop 

Heard about Human-Centered Design or Design Thinking and want to know what it is all about? This 1 day workshop provides a high level understanding to determine if it is right for you and/or your organization.  Learn creative problem solving tools that will help you in your personal or professional life.

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Awarded The Design Academy Student Master badge for their Critical Design Thinking course taught
by Dr David Sutherland
Fundamentals Workshop
Innovating Through Human-Centered Design Thinking Ambassador

2 Day Fundamentals

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Join our Two-day Ambassador workshop to experience the value of Design Thinking.

  • Small class size for more individual attention.


  • Hands-on with a focus on learning-by-doing, using several different practice exercises based on The Design Academy design thinking toolkit.​​


  • Facilitated by experienced practitioners who work in the design industry and have been trained on different methodologies.


  • Applies to different industries and design challenges, including digital products, physical products, services, processes and policies, and applicable across the entire product/service development lifestyle (front end and back end).​​

Human Businesses Create Humanistic Solutions

We focus internally on staff to increase collaboration and build creative problem solving capability and, externally to make sure that you are solving the right problem for your customers and clients. It doesn’t matter if it is a process, product, experience or service you are developing as a human-centered design thinking approach can be used to solve all types of challenges. Business is Better when connected with design.

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Schedule: Innovating through Human-Centered Design Thinking  2022 

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Essential Pathways Practitioner
San Diego, USA 
Have you taken our Ambassador 
training?  Go to the next level.

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Essential Pathways Awareness 
1 Day Intensive Introduction
San Diego, USA

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Essential Pathways Ambassador
2 Day Fundamentals Workshop
San Diego, USA 

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Essential Pathways Expert 
San Diego, USA 
 Have you taken our Practioner training?  Go to the next level.

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