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Morphosis Accelerator Track

Purpose driven learning at work.

Design expertise and business leadership learning for designers, researchers, information architects and UI branding specialists at Morphosis.

How it works

DSAs User Experience Design Accelerator Track is developed for anyone at Morphosis looking to advance their learning and development in design expertise and busines leadership. Early professionals in the company can join DSAs Co-op Track students to foster an interdisciplinary cohort of learners for 12 weeks.

DSA is one of the greatest places if you want to develop yourself professionally. The experience I have gained from this course is definitely an important stepping stone in progressing my career.

 

Pannarat Thanaboonrungsiri, Accelerator Track student

Our program of learning is flexible–online and face to face. This allows Morphosis employees to develop their competencies and goals at their own pace in their own time. The delivery of learning is practice-based with challenge activities designed to encourage self-directed enquiry and design criticality.

Why it works

Creative talent is a precious commodity. Whilst organisations appreciate raw skill and professionalism, designers should be able respond to understanding the business objectives of the professional practice of design. Co-creation and working as an interdisciplinary team is at the heart of this. It’s all about collaboration. 

Empathy for end users is not enough in a very competitive digital product market too. Creative talent requires mentorship in this respect. Acknowledging that design expertise is not enough. DSAs program supports this learning and development through the lens of design business leadership.  

This is in response to the widening gap between higher education and industry. We believe that work-integrated learning should be embedded to nurture life-long learning at Morphosis.

In this respect the course will be enormously beneficial to support Morphosis’s early professionals understand the broader context of the professional practice of design in terms of how to fix problems for management, clients and customers. We’ve written this program for you. Not everyone. For you.

Attendance
Part-time (12 weeks)

Starts
August (Autumn semseser)

Tuition fees
THB45,000 | SGD1,800 /* we can discuss this
15% discount early enrolment offer

Applications are open
If you would like to join the program in August please email DSAs Founder, Graham Newman
hello@designschoolasia.com

Download DSA User Experience Design 2022/23 program summary ↓

Download DSA User Experience Design 2022/23 program specification ↓

Download the one-pager on DSA’s Accelerator Track ↓

Graduate showcase
Presenting our students independent research projects in response to the social, cultural and economic challenges of the new normal era: https://dsashows.com

Tier 1 | design expertise

Insight Development
  • People-Centered Design Principles
  • Behavioural Journey Mapping
Experience and Imagination
  • Design Principles I: What Design Can Do, What Design Should Do
  • Design Principles II: Experimentation, Speculation and Disruption
Prototyping and Modelling
  • Prototyping and Modelling Principles
  • Visualising Reflective and Reflexive
    Process
Specialisation Modules
  • Research Methods and Ethics
  • Design Sprints
  • Scaling Projects
  • User Flow and Wireframe Ideation
  • Prototyping Iteration
  • Accessibility and Inclusivity Affordance

Tier 2 | design leadership

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • User Experience Design for
    Service
  • People-Centered Design for Social
    Innovation
Value Creation
  • Strategy: People, Technology and Organisation
  • Marketing Essentials
Leadership and Negotiation
  • Communication Rhetoric for
    Non-Design Audiences
  • Pitching for Funding
Specialisation Modules
  • Stakeholder Mapping
  • Holistic Business Modelling
  • Value Proposition and Context
  • Behavioural Science Essentials
  • Lean Canvas Methodology
  • Evaluation Metrics

Graham Newman | FounderBio

Meet the DSA founder | Graham Newman
MRes RCA, PGCHE, FRSA

Graham has extensive expertise in design education and practice in Asia Pacific for over 20 years having taught at leading universities in Bangkok, Singapore and Jakarta. Graham’s design education philosophy is forged by his Masters of Research experience at the Royal College of Art, and his own design practice during which he has won several international design awards including development of the world’s first interactive music CD-Rom.

Graham holds a PGCert in Higher Education (PGCHE) where his aptitude in blended co-op learning environments was grounded, and is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts (FRSA). Read More →