What It's All About...
The Disruptive Design Method Workshop is all about activating positive change through systems, sustainability, and design!
Our live 1-week intensive workshop program takes our successful Disruptive Design Method workshop program and allows for people from around the world to learn our Disruptive Design Method for activating positive social and environmental change through an online intensive knowledge-building experience.
There are 4 live sessions over the week to make up 16 hours of direct knowledge transfer that include lots of interactive components, breakout sessions, and activities.
We have created an immersive and highly engaging live educative experience with award-winning designer and pioneering creative change-maker Dr. Leyla Acaroglu. As part of the program, you get lots of direct mentorship and a one on one mentor session with Leyla.
LIVE SESSIONS DATES AND TIMES:
- Saturday, March 17th: 2-7pm GMT (London) / 9am-2pm EST (NYC) / This is a 5-hour session with 2 x 15 min breaks
- Monday, March 19th: 5-8pm GMT / 11am-2pm EST / This is a 3-hour session with 1 x 5 min break
- Wednesday, March 21st: 5-8pm GMT / 11am-2pm EST / This is a 3-hour session with 1x 5 min break
- Saturday, March 24th: 2-7pm GMT (London) / 9am-2pm EST (NYC) / This is a 5-hour session with 2 x 15 min breaks
We recognize these are optimised for Europe and USA timezones. If you are in a timezone that falls in an awkward time for these sessions and you want to take the program, please let us know (firstname.lastname@example.org) so we can work on a separate program that is more timezone friendly!
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Throughout the program, you will be provided with thought-provoking conversations, materials, and knowledge- building activities that will allow you to rapidly learn the Disruptive Design Method and build your creative change making practice.
What you will learn:
- The Disruptive Design Method and how to apply it to complex problem solving to leverage positive change
- Systems thinking
- Sustainability and the circular economy
- Ideation and creative confidence
- Techniques for understanding and working within complex problem areas
- Design research
- Creative change-making
Throughout the course, you will work on your own project/problem arena that you select at the start. This allows for direct mentorship and support as you move through the program.
You get access to a preparation pack with video content and downloadable toolkits, as well as three months of post-program access to extra learning materials and the recorded LIVE session videos.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
This program is designed for anyone wanting to contribute to a future that works better for all of us. We design our courses to be interactive and immersive; the goal is to rapidly build your knowledge set and create the foundations for a career in positive impact.
This program is perfect for designers, creatives, managers, social innovators, entrepreneurs, and magicians ;)
We work hard to keep our programs accessible through our equity-access scholarships. If you believe you would qualify for a scholarship or bursary to help you access this program, please email us email@example.com and explain the circumstances you are in and why you require our financial support in accessing this program.
GET STARTED NOW!
As soon as you sign up, you will get access to educative tools to get you started right away!
As an award-winning designer, UNEP Champion of the Earth, social scientist and entrepreneur, Leyla developed the Disruptive Design Method and designs cerebrally activating experiences, gamified toolkits, and unique educational experiences that help people make the status quo obsolete.
Her mainstage TED talk on sustainability has been viewed over a million times, and she leads presentations around the world on activating positive social and environmental change through creative interventions. She is the founder of the UnSchool of Disruptive Design, and two design agencies, Disrupt Design and Eco Innovators. In 2017 she founded a not-for-profit Brain Spa for creative optimists on a farm in the Portuguese countryside.
Leyla is an inspiring communicator and educator with a PhD in how to make change in the world by design.