June – November 2020 - SOLD OUT (register your interest for 2021 Programme)
A unique 6-month programme for Designers and Creatives, combining online learning and live webinars to further develop business skills and build successful careers.
Starting 10th September 2020 – Five half-day workshops
Five half-day workshops focusing on professional work situations and challenges when onboarding into a new job. Participants will get one-to-one mentoring. Enquire now.
October 7 & 8, 2020, 08:30 - 17:30
Kick off your new mastery of brand with a deep dive into modern brand-building disciplines, definitions, and methods. Places are limited, book now
Thursday, October 22nd - a virtual event this year reflecting the world with COVID-19.
Join a lineup of thought leaders and subject matter experts who will share insights and debate the topics that pose the greatest challenges and opportunities for us as our post-COVID world unfolds. We will consider new ideas and strategies, and reflect on where to focus energy and resources for maximum impact as we design the future. register now
Commencing March 2021 Register your interest.
The Business Growth & Management Development Programme (Designs on Growth) is an innovative learning and development resource providing the owner/managers of Design Businesses with best practice business management skills and knowledge to support sustainability and increased revenue in their business. The 5 workshops take place from March to October 2021, including one-to-one coaching support. More details & register your interest.
Beginning January 2021 (12 month programme)
The Design Management Professional Diploma has been developed for busy working professional designers to empower them to take their careers to the next level. More details
Application deadline for January 2021 programme intake is Friday December 4th 2020. Please get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dates subject to change, please check designenterprise.ie for up to date information.
Along with our member workshops listed here, many of our programmes are available to book privately for your team in-house and can be delivered etiher at your offices or at a suitable location, contact email@example.com for details.
Design Enterprise Skillnet training focuses on helping designers and creatives grow their careers and business, up-skill their teams, and attract and service clients in a rapidly changing commercial landscape. Visit our website for more upcoming events & workshops for 2020.
If you are interested in finding out more, or wish to discuss an in-house training course for your design team or agency, get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org
Past Events 2020
Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 08:00 - 09:30
This January, join us at sunrise to learn more about what’s facing the future of business and brands, and young people’s take on what we should do. Free for all IDI Members (who have renewed their 2020 membership). Registeration & Details
January 20 & 21, 2020 (Enrolment deadline Monday 13th of January).
During this 2-day workshop, we’ll jump into some intermediate work on journey maps, personas and system maps. We’ll collaborate on a design challenge in groups and use these tools on. Registration & Details
Commencing February 5, 2020
A unique 6-month programme for Designers and Creatives, combining online learning and classroom-based workshops. Note this is the only UX Diploma that we will run in 2020. Register your place. To enquire about our next programme intake please get in touch via email@example.com.
Commencing February 6, 2020 (5 half day workshops)
This unique course has been designed to smooth the transition of those new to the work environment so that their design skills can shine from the get-go. This course is entirely funded by Skillnet Ireland, at a value of €995 per participant. It is open to all recent graduates, new hires and returners, more details. To enquire about our next programme intake please get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commencing February 6, 2020 (12 month programme)
A 12 month programme created for design professionals to empower them to take their careers to the next level, enabling moving into a design leadership role, more details. To enquire about our next programme intake please get in touch via email@example.com.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 08:00 - 09:30
Find out what clients really think about design agencies. Not to be missed event for client-facing designers, account & business development managers, design business owners, and directors.
Agency Development with Jonathan Kirk:
Winning Pitches; Grow Your Business; Mastering the Client Relationship
March 3rd, March 24th, April 21st.
Three half day workshops and one-to-one mentoring wiht Jonathan, aimed a Agency Owners & Account Directors and anyone involved with Business Development in your design agency. more details
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 12:30 - 14:00 (free)
Come and meet Jeannette Naughton and hear from an expert panel of past participants who will share their experience about this innovative 6-month Business Growth & Management Development Programme.
12 & 13 March 2020, two half-day workshops
This intensive presentation training workshop delivered over two half days, covers every aspect of presentation skills, from profiling your audience to delivering the presentation clients want to hear
Remote session, Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 09:30 - 13:00
Learn effective ways to manage client relationships in a remote environment.
Remote session, Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 11:00 - 12:00
Converting and Negotiating Sales Opportunities in a Virtual World How can you continue to drive and convert new business during the Covid-19 crisis? What are the right sales opportunities to focus on right now?
Remote session, Thursday, April 23, 2020, 11:30 - 12:30
Part 3 of the 3 week webinar series – Preparing your business for the future.
Tue, June 9th & 16th 2020, 9.30-10.30am
Navigating the virtual world of business requires a different emphasis, from virtual team relationships to managing client projects and negotiating new business.
Thu, June 11th 2020, 9.15-10.15am
Jonathan Kirk, founder of Up to the Light, will share insights on the Creative Brief, which is the all important bridge between the client’s world and the creative world.
June 23rd,9th, July 3rd 2020 10 -11.30 am
Whether you are a new design graduate or are looking to find a new role in the design sector, why not avail of this 100% funded, practical workshop to get the job you want and deserve!