Corporate relationships

The Institute of Design has provided design training for a number of longtime partners in the past, including Ford, Leadership Greater Chicago, Steelcase, UChicago Medicine, and Year Up.

ID Academy works with companies to both upskill and advance the role and influence of design within their organizations. We create custom learning journeys for our partners through a combination of lectures, flexible courses, and coaching.

Contact Brandon Kinports,, Director of Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives, for more information about our current offerings and what ID and the ID Academy can provide for your organization.