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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
Design Thinking: Fundamentals
4 hours
Design Thinking: Intensive
3 days

Our courses

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

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 is zu’s resident storyteller. A regarded thought leader on Design Thinking and Digital Strategy, Albert leads our zu Academy team, facilitates workshops and leads 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 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’s our professional problem-solver with a keen eye for detail, bringing 18+ 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.

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