The latest in design from international design leaders

Absorb cutting-edge thinking from the full-time and senior adjunct faculty at the Institute of Design. At ID Academy, teams engage deeply with content offered by experienced faculty—faculty who are both thought leaders and practitioners. Working at the intersection of business and design, ID faculty are constantly applying theory to real organizational contexts and shaping what's next.

Course formats

  • Lectures and Talks
    Interactive 1.5–2 hour content modules with synchronous and asynchronous components. Learners gain an understanding of a specific topic and how it can be applied to their work.
  • Advanced Courses
    Learners gain a deep and rigorous understanding of strategic design practices through 10–12 hours of content delivered across five sessions.
  • 1:1 and Group Coaching
    We have found that consistent project coaching is one of the best ways to ensure teams are practicing what they have learned and are continuing to embed new skills in their day-to-day projects.

Course descriptions

ID Academy courses include five synchronous online instructor-led sessions on a particular topic.