Courses

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: September 30–November 18 (see Coursework and Schedule) Registration: Membership is required to register—join us! Regular price US$700: Choose this price if the fee will be paid or reimbursed in whole or…

Creating Impact with Projects and Clients: Leveraging Organizational Culture

Learn how to decode and leverage client organizational culture throughout the project journey to amplify the impact of your work. Instructor: JOHN CURRAN, PHD Enrollment: 20 Schedule: September 3–October 15, 2020 (5 live sessions, on-demand lectures, independent work & coaching—see Coursework and Schedule) Registration: Membership is required to register—join us! Regular price US$850: Choose this…

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 12, 26 & March 11, 25, 2020; 3–5:00 pm Pacific Time Registration: $500, EPIC…

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 Enrollment: 20 max Schedule: 6 live online sessions, May 5–June 23, 2020 Registration: $550, *you must be a current EPIC Member to register…

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…