IXSD Academy

Welcome to the IXSD Academy™ where we help organisations and individuals learn new skills that they can apply in their day-to-day work to unleash their potential. We help you build the skills and capabilities to deliver innovative new digital products and services at speed through our short courses and immersive workshops.

We have successfully run our workshops all over the world in Europe, UAE, Australia, Hong Kong and the USA.

IXSD Active Learning™

We teach and coach people using our IXSD Active Learning™ methodology - this is learning by doing, using immersive workshops that are highly energised. 

Importantly, we are highly experienced practitioners, designers, reserachers, developers, business leaders and entrepreneurs that have been shaping design thinking and business practices while working within the world's leading corporations, consultancies and design agencies.

With a proven track record in delivering disruptive innovation in the digital economy, we give you the tools and processes to get the job done.

A spectrum of learning experiences

IXSD Essentials™ are a series of courses that enable people from diverse disciplines to learn new skills and how to collaborate at speed using a bootcamp format.

IXSD Masterclass™ programs are for experienced professionals that need advanced courses and coaching sessions that are created specifically for a particular business, group of people or unique challenge where there is a deep learning approach exploring principles and practices.

We specialise in helping people develop skills using workshops, design hacks and sprints that focus on delivering outcomes using tools that are tried and tested in the world's most innovative compani

We deliver short courses and workshops in a range of subjects and we are adding more each month. Here are some the subjects we cover:

Design Thinking - How to embed and scale design thinking in your organisation. We teach a set of over 20 tools and approaches to adopt user centre design principles while collaborating in teams.

Service Design - Optimising and creating new customer centric services using the Stage Model.

Product Design - Applying 'Design Thinkin' to build innovative digital products that are intuitive to use.

UX Design - Learn how to work with users, through research and co-creation, to identify the 'mental model' and behaviors to ensure you design for usability, usefulness, and desirability.

Visual Design - Developing Digital Brands, Design Systems and design principles to ensure the interface is intuitive, usable, consistent, useful and scaleable.

User Research Methods - How to develop a research plan, recruit users, undertake surveys and questionnaires, undertake contextual ethnographic research, develop scenario based user testing, gather and analyze qualitative and quantitive data and then report and socialise insights that can be used by the business/organisation. Understand the principles and practices of user research with a focus on contextual research as well as attitudinal and behavioural research.

Research Operations - How to build a community of practice, scale user research and apply user data as part of an agile design and development process.

Design Opertions - How to build a community of practice, scale design practices, and embed human centred and circular design processes. Lean how to apply design as a strategic tool using lean approaches as part of an agile development process.

Prototyping for Products & Services - From low resolution paper prototyping to high fidelit click-through and interactive digital prototypes to 'service theatre' we show you how to build the most effective prototypes as part of an iterative design process.

Developing OKRs - How to develop Objectives and measure Key Results at a strategic level and tactical level in teams like Google, Amazon and Apple.

Blue Ocean Strategy - How to identify new markets, develop new business models and migrate customers as part of disruptive innovation strategy.

Agile for Teams & The Enterprise - the principles and approaches we use to work with agility in teams.

Lean Start-Up - How to build your Minimal Marketable Viable Product is desirable and feasible.

Pitching and Funding Your Start-Up - how to build a pitch deck and raise funding for your start-up using guerrilla tactics.

To learn more about our courses or to discuss a workshop please call (UK) +44 7972 905474 or request a call back (Network charges may apply depending upon you service provider). Or use this link to get more information

Welcome to the IXSD Academy™ where we help organisations and individuals learn new skills that they can apply in their day-to-day work to unleash their potential. We help you build the skills and capabilities to deliver innovative new digital products and services at speed through our short courses and immersive workshops.

We have successfully run our workshops all over the world in Europe, UAE, Australia, Hong Kong and the USA.

IXSD Active Learning™

We teach and coach people using our IXSD Active Learning™ methodology - this is learning by doing, using immersive workshops that are highly energised. 

Importantly, we are highly experienced practitioners, designers, reserachers, developers, business leaders and entrepreneurs that have been shaping design thinking and business practices while working within the world's leading corporations, consultancies and design agencies.

With a proven track record in delivering disruptive innovation in the digital economy, we give you the tools and processes to get the job done.

A spectrum of learning experiences

IXSD Essentials™ are a series of courses that enable people from diverse disciplines to learn new skills and how to collaborate at speed using a bootcamp format.

IXSD Masterclass™ programs are for experienced professionals that need advanced courses and coaching sessions that are created specifically for a particular business, group of people or unique challenge where there is a deep learning approach exploring principles and practices.

We specialise in helping people develop skills using workshops, design hacks and sprints that focus on delivering outcomes using tools that are tried and tested in the world's most innovative compani

We deliver short courses and workshops in a range of subjects and we are adding more each month. Here are some the subjects we cover:

Design Thinking - How to embed and scale design thinking in your organisation. We teach a set of over 20 tools and approaches to adopt user centre design principles while collaborating in teams.

Service Design - Optimising and creating new customer centric services using the Stage Model.

Product Design - Applying 'Design Thinkin' to build innovative digital products that are intuitive to use.

UX Design - Learn how to work with users, through research and co-creation, to identify the 'mental model' and behaviors to ensure you design for usability, usefulness, and desirability.

Visual Design - Developing Digital Brands, Design Systems and design principles to ensure the interface is intuitive, usable, consistent, useful and scaleable.

User Research Methods - How to develop a research plan, recruit users, undertake surveys and questionnaires, undertake contextual ethnographic research, develop scenario based user testing, gather and analyze qualitative and quantitive data and then report and socialise insights that can be used by the business/organisation. Understand the principles and practices of user research with a focus on contextual research as well as attitudinal and behavioural research.

Research Operations - How to build a community of practice, scale user research and apply user data as part of an agile design and development process.

Design Opertions - How to build a community of practice, scale design practices, and embed human centred and circular design processes. Lean how to apply design as a strategic tool using lean approaches as part of an agile development process.

Prototyping for Products & Services - From low resolution paper prototyping to high fidelit click-through and interactive digital prototypes to 'service theatre' we show you how to build the most effective prototypes as part of an iterative design process.

Developing OKRs - How to develop Objectives and measure Key Results at a strategic level and tactical level in teams like Google, Amazon and Apple.

Blue Ocean Strategy - How to identify new markets, develop new business models and migrate customers as part of disruptive innovation strategy.

Agile for Teams & The Enterprise - the principles and approaches we use to work with agility in teams.

Lean Start-Up - How to build your Minimal Marketable Viable Product is desirable and feasible.

Pitching and Funding Your Start-Up - how to build a pitch deck and raise funding for your start-up using guerrilla tactics.

To learn more about our courses or to discuss a workshop please call (UK) +44 7972 905474 or request a call back (Network charges may apply depending upon you service provider). Or use this link to get more information