Business Value of Design

Business Value of Design

In this introductory workshop you’ll gain the language, mindsets, and tools to advocate for the business value of your design work and learn to:

In this introductory workshop you’ll gain the language, mindsets, and tools to advocate for the business value of your design work and learn to:

Speak the language of business
Support decisions with dollars and data
Define the business value of design
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What You’ll Learn

What You’ll Learn
Estimating the Impact of Your Work
Explore a four part framework to guesstimate the impact of any product or feature.
20 Levers for Business Impact
Learn a framework to demonstrate 20 ways design can make & save money for your business.
Estimating the ROI of Design
Measure the Return on Investment for your design work in a simple but powerful equation.
Defining the Business Value of Design
Learn how to clearly and concisely communicate the business value of your design work.
Communicating the Business Value of Design
Craft a story to show that your product, feature, or idea is worth investing in!
Estimating the Impact of Your Work
Explore a four part framework to guesstimate the impact of any product or feature.
20 Levers for Business Impact
Learn a framework to demonstrate 20 ways design can make & save money for your business.
Estimating the ROI of Design
Measure the Return on Investment for your design work in a simple but powerful equation.
Defining the Business Value of Design
Learn how to clearly and concisely communicate the business value of your design work.
Communicating the Business Value of Design
Craft a story to show that your product, feature, or idea is worth investing in!
How You’ll Learn

In one week you'll complete five interactive courses with a cohort of designer peers.

Each course is asynchronous, takes about 25 mins and includes actionable frameworks and tactics that you can immediately practice and apply.


This is NOT a live, lecture-based, Zoom workshop. It is a unique learning experience designed to be accessible and efficient. Learning while working is very challenging but this format makes it easy to level-up during your work week 25 minutes at a time.

Five interactive, asynch courses taken over five days

Private Slack channel for discussion and feedback

Live social learning session with peers and instructors

Summary artifacts
for reference and application
Summary artifacts for reference and application
Designer Fund Teaching Team
Designer Fund
Teaching Team
Ben
Blumenrose
Mamie
Rheingold
Enrique
Allen
Robyn
Park
Dave
Baggeroer

Frequently Asked Questions

Who will benefit from this workshop?

This workshop has already helped product designers, product managers, program managers, content designers and UX researchers improve how defina and communicate the value of their work. The format will benefit anyone who learns by doing and doesn’t have the time to commit to a multi-week, cohort-based course.

What is the format?

Our goal is to create exceptional educational experiences that are effective and affordable. We strive for learning experiences with very high ROI. To achieve this goal we’ve created a unique learning format that is: Interactive — Each course requires active participation, engagement and personalized application – no long-winded one way lectures. Social — While each course is completed independently, the overall experience fosters peer learning and brings together the collective wisdom and accountability of the entire group. Accessible — Our format allows you to learn at your own pace at a time that works for you. Expect about 30 minutes per day for five days that won’t require time away from work. Applied — Each course includes simple, actionable frameworks and tactics that you can immediately practice and apply back at work.

Will I meet other designers?

You will be part of a cohort of designer peers from a wide range of companies and industries. Each cohort is connected via a private Slack channel which serves as your hub for all program logistics and communications.

Can I take it with my team?

Yes! Participants share with us that this program is even more impactful if taken as a team. Teams return to work with a new shared language, understanding and mindset, ready to apply what they learned together. Contact us at connect@designerfund.com for teams of 10 or more.

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