Design Leadership Programme Denmark

17 Sep 2024
4 weeks per package
4 hours per week
Open to all


Helping grow design leadership capability and competency.

In partnership with

Logo of Design Denmark

In this programme participants will unlock their design management and leadership capabilities through a bespoke selection of foundational, core, and specialist design modules.

Covering advanced content designed to provide a grounded perspective, unite people on definitions, and bust myths, while mastering proprietary tools to manage and lead design. Each module contains case studies, targeted learning goals, and assignments directly applicable to daily work.

Programme details

A little more in-depth information about the programme.

Who is this for

  • Sr Designers, Lead Designers, Design Managers and Design Directors who manage and/or lead design.
  • Non design professionals who also need to manage and/or lead design.
  • Managers or leaders who wish to learn how manage design.

What you get

The Design Leadership Programme Denmark is challenging and requires commitment. It is packed with value-creating content to level up participants according to their career or business needs.

Structure: This is a 9-module programme, divided into three chronological packages of three modules each. Participants initially sign up for the first package, starting in September, and can subsequently sign up for packages 2 and 3, which we will plan once package 1 is underway.

Each package will follow the below approach and be led by Frans Joziasse:

2 day Face-to-Face training 

  • Location will be Copenhagen.
  • Approx 0.5 day per module.
  • In-role assignments will be briefed for each module.
  • Evening social event.

Assignment completion / 1 on 1 coaching

  • Participants will be given 4 weeks to complete assignments.
  • Each participant receives 45 minutes 1 on 1 online coaching to support assignment completion.

1,5-day presentation session

  • Location will be Copenhagen.
  • Participants present/critique each other's 3 assignments.
  • Certificate awarded for completion of each package.
  • Participants can access all learning materials (Livebook) for 12 months after completion.

Demo Sessions
We are hosting 1-hour webinars for interested organisations to explain the program setup and modules.

The webinars will take place on:


We have selected our most engaging modules, each of which can be themed as a standalone package.

Package 1 – Foundations of Design Leadership

  • Design Leadership
  • Design Strategy
  • Design Value

Package 2 – Mastering Design Orchestration

  • Design Quality
  • Design Process
  • Design Teams

Package 3 – Advancing Design Leadership

  • Design Storytelling
  • Design CX (Customer Experience)
  • Design for Humanity

Read more about the modules.


Our PARK Academy programmes follow a blended learning approach enabled by Livebook, our digital platform.

Livebook supports programme delivery, acting as a home for programme content, a student workspace and as a future reference library for alumni. All PARK Academy students are provided with a Livebook login prior to the start of their programmes.

Programme dates

The planned dates for this programme are…
Type of sessionDate
Introduction and Kick off17 September 2024
Package 1 – Foundations of Design Leadership17-18 September 2024
Online coachingt.b.d.
Package 2 – Mastering Design Orchestrationt.b.d.
Package 3 – Advancing Design Leadershipt.b.d.

Programme tutors

Frans Joziasse

Founding Director

Register your interest

To register your interest in the programme, please submit your details here.

The Application Process:

  • Apply – fill out the application form
  • Meet – a 20-minute call to review your application and identify if we are a good fit.
  • Offer – if this is the next right step for you and you are a good fit, we will offer you a place.

Participant details

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