In our 3 month program, learn to anticipate the social effect of designs and their deeper impacts on users' lives. Make great products with that in mind.
This program will help you turn vague goals and values into clear-cut criteria that guide decisions and reveal possibilities.
Our methods are designed for projects of any scale. As long as you have values in mind, this course will help you to bake them into your product.
You'll take part in skillfully-crafted group activities, and get lots of 1-on-1 time with mentors who are individually picked, based on your product.
No matter how much experience you already have, it's really hard to predict the consequences of products – this course will help you design them.
The School for Social Design is a 3-month, online program. A new batch starts each quarter.
It begins with an interview, where we create a custom roadmap for your course. Based on the interview we figure out, which exact things we do in part 1-3.
Time commitment: Expect 1 fixed online meeting per week, plus 2-3 hours in practice sessions with mentors or homework. (You'll start using the methods immediately, and it will become part of your daily work, but reserve at least 3-4 hours a week for elements of the program outside your daily work.)
The textbook is free and online.