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Winning and Running Successful Design Projects

Thursday, June 21, 9am–5pm

Winning and Running Successful Design Projects

A practical hands-on workshop focusing on proposal and pitching best practices, building better client relationships, and running design projects more profitably.

Thursday, June 21, 2018
09:00 - 17:00

The Greenway
Iconic Offices, 112-114 St. Stephen's Green
Dublin 2, D02TD28

Member cost: €195
Non-member cost: €319.19

Winning the best design projects

  • Proposal and pitching best practices
  • Building client loyalty, repeat business and referrals through successful project delivery
  • Commercially scoping projects with your clients and stakeholders
  • Pricing and negotiation tips for more profitable projects
  • Running design projects more efficiently and profitably

Feedback from previous participants

“One of the best and most relevant courses I’ve ever attended”
“I picked up excellent practical tips that can be used in client situations”
“I learned a lot from the speakers”
“Overall workshop was excellent”
“A very worthwhile use of my time”
“Already called a few clients and got an amazingly enthusiastic response from all”
“Really valuable and will benefit my business hugely”

Who should attend?

  • Design Business owners
  • Senior designers working in agencies
  • In-House Designers
  • Client-Facing Designers
  • Account Managers
  • Design Managers – anyone leading or managing a creative team
  • And anyone else who wants to be more successful in business!

About The Trainer

Derek Howard is the founder and CEO of ‘The Customer’. He works with ambitious leaders and their teams to significantly grow their businesses with a combined focus on their customers and their people. He’s passionate about helping people to build stronger customer relationships, win more business and increase team engagement. Always with a focus on excellent service and strong commercial results.

Derek has over 20 years’ experience working as a sales and marketing consultant and an executive coach. He has developed and delivered training programmes and coaching throughout Europe on all aspects of selling, pitching, fee negotiation, relationship building, networking, client feedback and key account management.
He also coaches and advises senior executives and their teams on their business growth, people engagement, talent development and communication strategies.

Closing date for applications – 14th June 2018


For further information or to enquire about running this workshop in-house with your team, contact