Courses

Using Theory in Research: Applying Social and Cultural Frameworks

Learn how to use core models of society and culture to create better research, deeper insights, and more powerful value propositions for businesses, organizations, and communities. Instructor: KATE SIECK, PhD Enrollment: 20 Schedule: JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2022 DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON! Course consists of 6 live online sessions + self-paced lectures, readings, and exercises. For details…

Observation in Ethnographic Practice

Learn a toolkit of observational research techniques and interpretive frameworks for projects in human-centered design and innovation. Instructor: MIKE YOUNGBLOOD, PHD Enrollment: 20 Schedule: self-paced coursework + 4 live sessions: Aug 25, Sept 8 & 22, Oct 6 at 8–10:00 am US Pacific Time (see also Coursework and Schedule) Registration & Rates: Membership is required…

Leveraging Organizational Culture for Impact

Learn how to decode and leverage organizational culture to amplify the impact of your work. INSTRUCTOR: JOHN CURRAN, PHD ENROLLMENT: 20 SCHEDULE: Two schedule options for different time zones—choose one! November 3, 10, 17, 22; December 1, 8, 15 4–6:00 pm London Time (8–10:00 am or 9–11:00 am San Francisco—note change in some US time…

Maximizing Your Impact as a Change Agent

Build skills and strategies to expand your influence, working with an expert coach and peer cohort to advance your own goals for catalyzing change. Instructor: TRACEY LOVEJOY, Lovejoy Consulting & Catalyst Constellations Enrollment: 20 max per session Schedule: 4 online sessions: February 10, 24 & March 10, 24, 2021; 9–11:00 am US Pacific Time. For details…

Ethnographic Research Design and Innovation

In this course you’ll learn how to design effective projects as well as build a high-quality, strategic research practice to guide innovation within and for organizations. Instructor: SAM LADNER, PhD Enrollment: 20 Schedule: 8 online sessions (January 17, 24, 31; February 7, 21, 28; March 6, 13, 2020) 8–9:15 am Pacific Registration: $750, EPIC Membership…

Semiotics: A User’s Guide to Seeing Differently

In this course, you’ll learn and apply the techniques of Semiotics for commercial applications across business and brand strategy, innovation, design, communication & activation. Instructors: CATO HUNT & JAMES WOODHEAD, Space Doctors NEXT SESSION WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON! To be notified about the next session and other EPIC Events, please join our email list. Enrollment:…

Mini-MBA for Applied Social Scientists

In this course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of business finance, organization, and strategy, then practice using these tools to extend the scope and strategic impact of your own work. Instructor: CAROLYN HOU Enrollment: 20 Schedule: 7 live online sessions + reading assignments Registration: $500, EPIC Membership required—see terms. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. To be notified when…