Want proof? Within a year after their program:
55% of our graduates gets promoted

Coming up

You can find Grow at many places in three different set-ups:


Design Leadership Course 2 Hamburg

Grow shares practical knowledge, tools and methods to help you to boost the value of design within your company, with directly noticeable outcomes. The two topics that we will discuss during our upcoming courses are about Design Thinking and Design Recourses.

Location: Hamburg (DE)
Date: 28 February, 1 March 2018
Duration: 1 to 2 days


Grow Boost USA 2018

What is a product worth? Or a website? Or a brand identity?
A mere product is nowhere near enough to satisfy the people out there anymore. Or a mere collection of touchpoints for that matter. It all needs to connect in the full 360 degrees, or make that 370 degrees just to be safe. Building a great consumer experience is the way brands can stand out and be successful for business.

Location: Santa Monica, CA (USA)
Date: 23 March 2018
Duration: 1 day


Design Leadership Course 1 with IDSA

Grow is partnering with IDSA to help you grow your design career! You can now learn about the essential topics of Design Leadership, one by one, in our Design Leadership Courses. The two topics that we will discuss during our upcoming courses are Design Value and Design in Customer Experience.

Location: Chicago, IL (USA)
Date: 29, 30 March 2018
Duration: 1 to 2 days


Design Leadership Course 1 with BXP

Grow is partnering with BXP to help you grow your design career! We have taken the fuzzy reality of managing design and distilled the essential topics in our Design Leadership Courses. The two topics that we will discuss during our upcoming courses are Design Value and Design in Customer Experience.

Location: Chicago, IL (USA)
Date: 5, 6 April 2018
Duration: 1 to 2 days


Design Leadership Course 2 with IDSA

Grow shares practical knowledge, tools and methods to help you to boost the value of design within your company, with directly noticeable outcomes. The two topics that we will discuss during our upcoming courses are Design Value and Design in Customer Experience.

Location: San Francisco, CA (USA)
Date: 12, 13 April 2018
Duration: 1 to 2 days


Design Leadership Program 9 Norway

Together with our friends at DogA, we have been helping Norway's design community grow over the past 4 years. At the 9th Design Leadership Program in Oslo we will introduce a brand new module!

Location: Oslo (NO)
Date: 17 April 2018
Duration: 40 weeks


Design Leadership Program 3 Germany

VDID boosts German industrial design and business results to communicate the importance of design in all industries. For the past 1,5 years VDID and Grow have been working strongly together to make training in design management for design professionals possible in Germany. With some great success we launched the first program end of 2015. Now it is time for the second program to lift off this September.

Location: Munich (DE)
Date: 17 April 2018
Duration: 40 weeks


Design Leadership Course 3 with IDSA

Grow is partnering with IDSA to help you grow your design career! You can now learn about the essential topics of Design Leadership, one by one, in our Design Leadership Courses. The two topics that we will discuss during our upcoming courses are Design Value and Design in Customer Experience.

Location: New York, NY (USA)
Date: 19, 20 April 2018
Duration: 1 to 2 days


Design Leadership Program 1 with BXP

The first Design Leadership Program we organize together with our friends at Brand Experience. Focus will be on elevating brand design as a strategic business partner, and to help deliver more brand design value to customers, consumers, clients & colleagues.

Location: Santa Monica, CA & Chicago, IL (USA)
Date: 25 April 2018
Duration: 40 weeks


Design Leadership Program 1 with Cité du Design

The Cité du Design is France's most active organisation to stimulate design in companies across all design disciplines. France has an industrial heritage, an upcoming digital and service industry, and a big need for strong design leaders.

Location: Saint-Etiènne (FR)
Date: 2nd quarter 2018
Duration: 40 weeks


Design Leadership Program 7 Holland

A home game for the Grow EU team. We invite you to join us and grab your challenges by the horns, take the Grow tools, and improve your work - directly!

Location: To be announced
Date: May 2018
Duration: 40 weeks


Design Leadership Program 1 with IDSA

Grow is proud to partner with Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and support their mission to help advance the profession of Industrial Design, and to help deliver more design value to customers, consumers, clients & colleagues.

Location: Santa Monica, CA & Chicago, IL (USA)
Date: 2 May 2018
Duration: 40 weeks


Grow Boost EU: Design Strategy

All Grow Graduates are invited to this yearly get-together. At the Grow Boost we share a new topic and discuss it exclusively with people who have been through the intensive 10 months we call 'Design Leadership Program'. This year in Europe: the mother of all design management activities: Design Strategy.

Location: Paris (FR)
Date: 7 June 2018
Duration: 1 day