ZU ACADEMY
NEXT SESSION: 
Design Thinking: Post-Secondary Edition - January 8 @ 10am
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Gone are the days of webinars. 
 
zu Academy offers immersive courses that will expand your skillset and level up your problem-solving tool kit.

Check out Albert's article Design thinking, today more than ever.

upcoming courses & events
Jan 8
Jan    11-15
Feb 23

Our courses

Design Thinking: Intensive

3-5 days | 24-40 hrs

Team Session


Learn about our out-of-the-box and tailored courses customized for your teams' needs.

 

 

 

 

This was one of the best training courses that I have attended. I liked the fact that the content and tools were presented and how we were split into groups to practice using those tools to learn how I can apply them in our design sprints.

        — Jan Menhart
            Senior Product Owner
            FCC

 

 

Meet our instructors

All zu Academy instructors are seasoned practitioners who are proponents of human-centred design and passionate about building better solutions and experiences. They are equally excited to share what they learn in the field with all academy participants.

Strategy Director, Partner

Albert

Jame

Albert is zu’s resident storyteller, DJ, and camp counsellor. A regarded thought leader on Design Thinking and Digital Strategy, Albert regularly facilitates workshops and kicks off project strategy sessions. An equally passionate speaker, Albert is committed to proving that your brand is only as good as your experience.

UX Lead

Zach

Perkins

Zach has over 16 years of experience and education in digital design and is an expert in human-centered design and strategy, user research, interaction design, and information architecture. He uses his depth of knowledge to take the lead on projects, solving complex digital challenges for zu clients.  

UX Lead

Chelsey

Schaffel

Chelsey’s our professional problem-solver with a keen eye for detail, bringing 15+ years of experience in the digital industry to zu and our clients. She has certifications in user experience, design thinking, and design sprint facilitation from Nielsen Norman Group, IDEO.org, Human Factors International, and AJ&Smart.