Our cohort-based programs help you navigate the complexity of work, uncover your own unique version of ‘better’ and take charge of your continued growth and renewal.
You will leverage, and learn from, DesignUp’s extensive community and speaker network - founded on the shared principles of actionable insights and continuous learning.
“If you got ambition, drive, smarts, you can rise to the top of your chosen profession, regardless of where you started out. With opportunity comes responsibility. We must be our own CEO.”
Says management guru Peter Drucker on managing careers. DesignUp School shares the Art+Science of a successful career - for Designers, makers. So you don’t just rely on hacks, jugaad and threads.
Since 2016, DesignUp Conference has hosted thousands of attendees from 24+ countries growing 80% year-on-year. The school builds on this solid foundation of learning, inspiring.
In 2021 the fundraiser DesignUpForACause collected ₹ 7,000,000+ for charities fighting India’s apocalyptic covid surge - supported by the who’s-who of design/creative world.
From Adobe and Atlassian to Zomato via Google, Microsoft, Flipkart, Gojek, to early stage startups, boutique agencies and studios - over 500 companies have attended DesignUp.
DesignUp has been spoken about in YourStory, TheHardCopy, The Hindu, Indian Express, Mint, and ranked by The Quartz as amongst “the world’s most exciting Design events.”
Our in-depth courses are crafted keeping in mind the evolving Design roles and expectations within a variety of orgs: product, services and studios.
Our courses are located at the intersection of Design with Tech and Business and focused on creating long-term, sustainable career growth.
5 intensive weeks
MON, OCTOBER 18, 2021
checkins, reviews over multiple weekends
This keystone program helps you to take charge of your growth by creating your very own unique toolkit for:
Better decision making
Facilitation and negotiation
Coaching (self and others)
Collaboration and co-creation
Balancing craft with career
Contextualising design impact
Limited Seats The first 2 cohorts are limited to just 24 seats each. All applicants are subject to a selection process to ensure that there’s enough diversity and learning opportunities within the group.
Since 2016, DesignUp’s offline conferences have been attended by 5000+ in 6 editions - covering 24+ countries, earning us a spot in the “World’s most exciting design events” (Quartz.com)
Some of the most influential global Design, Product, Business and Tech doers, change makers and thought-leaders have been on stage at DesignUp.