Design Leadership Programme is coming to Estonia

Grow Design Leadership Programme is for professionals who are looking for ways to take the next step in their career and become the design leader their company needs.

Grow helps you grow your design career! Grow supports designers and helps them deliver more design value to customers, consumers, clients & colleagues.

Location: Zoom and Estonian Design Centre office

Date: February 2022 - November 2022

Deadline to apply: January 31 2022

Duration: 40 Weeks

Workload: Average of 4 hours per week

Price: € 4.100 + VAT (possibility to pay in several installments)

Register to the Grow Design Leadership Programme

GROW Design Leadership Programme. Q&A

NB! Demowebinars (free of charge) of the Programme will be held on December 1 or 15 2021 and January 18 2022. REGISTER to the demowebinar HERE


Companies want stronger design managers that can lead design & designers in a direction that is good for business. In this program you will receive tools and methods to boost the value of design, with directly noticeable outcomes. This way you can create opportunities for designers, the design department and the whole company.


Design Leadership programs are designed for the busy design professional. That’s why a few things are important: Learning while working, an intensive interaction between student & tutor, fresh content straight from reality, low on theory high on practice, directly improvement of daily work and fun! Or let’s say ‘intrinsic motivation’.

You will learn:

- Speaking the vocabulary of Design Management
- Relating design to business
- Clarifying the fuzzy world of design
- Delivering design results efficiently
- Communicating impactfully with designers, peers and management


- Design Management; 

- Design Leadership; 

- Design Quality; 

- Design Process; 

- Design in Customer Experience; 

- Design Strategy; 

- Design Value; 

- Design Storytelling; 

- Service Design; 

- Design Briefing


The program consists of 4 phases of 2,5 months. It starts with a face-to-face education meeting, teaching several modules. After this meeting, you will be working on an individual and/or team assignment at home. Halfway you will have an online coaching meeting with the tutor about your progress. It ends with a face-to-face evaluation meeting where you will present your work on the assignment to the group. Download the dates overview for the dates of this program.


This program is for professionals who are looking for ways to take the next step in their career and become the design leader their company needs. A Design Leadership Program is set-up for 8-15 professionals that work with design on a daily basis, coming from design or functions that work with design on an intensive basis. We strive for a good mix between companies, industries and design disciplines. Are you ready to meet your new professional friends?


The education meetings are led by:

-  Consultants and directors of PARK (
-  20+ years of experience in design management
-  Partner of the Estonian Design Centre
-  Working with great companies such as Unilever, Permasteelisa, Niko, Barco, Mars, Adria, Bosch, Accell Group and many more...
-  Always on par with the latest from leading design practices

Download the full Programme and Timeschedule.