News|Academy|03 Jun 2024

PARK Academy USA Masterclasses – Summer & Autumn 2024

PARK Academy USA is hosting a series of in-person one day Masterclasses in Chicago, New York, San Diego and San Francisco. Connect with peers and level up on critical skills in a supportive learning environment as you boost your leadership and management skills to lead design for sustainable business success and a positive impact on humanity.

Design Value – July 18th – Chicago

Design brings value to people through great products, experiences and services, and with that economical value to organizations, society and the planet. To deliver this value, continuous investments in design is needed. The justification of these investments through efficient and effective implementation is a critical aspect of the Design Managers role. Learn to justify your design investments through a holistic business lens using PARK proprietary Design Value Canvas tool.
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Design Storytelling – August 7th – San Francisco

Specific to design, communicating and ‘selling’ design management topics requires a balance between content, creative storytelling and managerial structure.
PARK Design Storytelling module utilises our proprietary ‘Design Storytelling Checklist’ and ‘Design Storytelling Presentation quick scan’ tools to communicate, present and discuss design management and design leadership topics with a focus on the critical success factors that will make your communication stick.
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Design Leadership – Boston – September 26th

Design Leaders display competencies beyond those of a traditional leader – they are more intuitive, more human-centered, and more visual. Design Leadership is focused on how to switch between leading or managing content, people or processes. Learn how to algin everyone around an inspiring design vision, using PARK proprietary framework for developing a Personal Manifesto for Leadership.
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Design Management – New York – October 23rd

A design manager is responsible for delivering impactful design results by connecting the dots between business and design at a strategic, tactical and operational level. To achieve this, a design manager can be accountable in areas such as design strategy, design process, design briefing and many more. Learn the three contributions of design management that bring value to an organization and how to deploy design resources to help you reach your business objectives using PARK Design Management Audit tool.
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Design for Humanity – San Diego – November 12th

Design for Humanity is the challenge of our time with much responsibility on design leaders as they move from problem definition and reframing to problem owning.
PARK Design for Humanity pathfinder tool empowers designers to track where your organisation is in their Design for Humanity journey and plan how to best move forward to align on UN Sustainable goals. This is a powerful tool to audit and plan, enabling focus and guiding you to define where effort, commitment and resources mobilisation are required to sustainably move forward.
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PARK Academy Short Courses and Masterclasses are open to all, and a great way to introduce your team to PARK Academy, or great as boosters for our Alumni. Connect with peers globally in this supportive learning environment as you boost your leadership and management skills.

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