Design Leadership at Scale - Director

10 Days

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Cohort-based Course

Learn the core principles of effective design leadership in scaled enterprises

Course overview

Establish yourself as a leader 

Learn the core principles of effective design leadership in scaled enterprises in this rigorous two-week course for established design leaders positioning themselves for future executive roles.


/ Course Content /

This course will focus on making the transition from leading functional teams or programs, to leading a cross-functional organization with enterprise-wide impact.


Content will include:

• Identifying your core leadership qualities and superpowers

• Mapping your organization and understanding key cross-functional relationships

• Learning the signals of mature design organizations

• Measuring and articulating the value of design to your business

• Increasing your impact and influence across the enterprise


This course will deliver a wide range of curricular content through a variety of live and asynchronous learning experiences:

• Pre-recorded video lectures

• Reading assignments

• Live group discussions

• Q&A with guest speakers from the industry

• Hands-on project work

• Collaborative small group working sessions

• Office hours for specific questions and deep dives


Who is this course for

01

Senior Design Directors leading a portfolio of programs or domains.

02

Design Directors leading teams in highly matrixed environments where influence across, up, and down is crucial for success.

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Senior Design Managers leading functional teams in complex organizations, and positioning themselves for future roles.

What you’ll get out of this course

Understanding of the core principles of design leadership


Examination of the components of mature design organizations


Insights into increasing impact and influence to drive business impact


Learning the keys to measuring and articulating the value of design to the business


This course includes

7 interactive live sessions

Lifetime access to course materials

In-depth lessons

Direct access to instructor

Projects to apply learnings

Guided feedback & reflection

Private community of peers

Course certificate upon completion

Maven Satisfaction Guarantee

This course is backed by Maven’s guarantee. You can receive a full refund within 14 days after the course ends, provided you meet the completion criteria in our refund policy.

Course syllabus

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    Meet your instructor

    Doug Powell

    Doug Powell

    Executive Design Leader, former IBM & Expedia

    Doug Powell is an award-winning designer with over 30 years of experience in a wide range of design disciplines. A recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Sam Fox School of Design at Washington University in St. Louis, and the 2014 Fellow Award from AIGA Minnesota, Doug is a lecturer, commentator, and thought leader on design issues. He has presented at various global conferences, forums, and universities, including Beirut Design Week in Lebanon, Fortune's Brainstorm Design in Singapore, and Yale School of Management. He was on the 2018 Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards jury. Between 2011-2013 Doug served as the national president of AIGA, the professional association for design, the largest and most established design organization in the world.


    In the past decade, Doug has served as Vice President of Design at IBM and Expedia Group, where he oversaw design practices, design systems, designer career and leadership programs, and scaling cross-functional design thinking practices across the companies.


    Doug is the producer and host of This is a Prototype: The Design Leadership Podcast.

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    Design Leadership at Scale - Director

    DLSD02 - Beta - 2024

    $1,500 USD

    Dates

    June 10—20, 2024

    Application Deadline

    June 5, 2024

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    Learning is better with cohorts

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    Active hands-on learning

    This course builds on live workshops and hands-on projects

    Interactive and project-based

    You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams

    Learn with a cohort of peers

    Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    A pattern of wavy dots
    Join an upcoming cohort

    Design Leadership at Scale - Director

    DLSD02 - Beta - 2024

    $1,500 USD

    Dates

    June 10—20, 2024

    Application Deadline

    June 5, 2024

    |

    Bulk purchases

    $1,500 USD

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