Advance for Business

The Advance program works with mid-level career designers by offering strategic design skills and adding know-how and new strategies to already successful design careers.

Advance your strategic design skills!

In this four-month skills advancement program, designers increase capabilities in leading dialogue and thinking, improve facilitation and user-experience design, and explore design thinking for innovation strategies. Participants are sponsored by their employers. The program is free to participants.

The DESIGN FORWARD RI Advance Program includes:

  • Once a month, day-long sessions
  • Professional development in strategic design skills
  • A unique network of designers and peers spanning across design disciplines
  • Hands-on learning and workshops

What we’re looking for:

Talented and experienced RI designers with a drive to advance their skills and interest in applying strategic processes to their work. Designers should be employed by companies willing to take part in the DESIGN FORWARD RI program.

How to apply:

Contact us at 401-427-0811 or or click on the link below to fill out an application today.

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