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Observation in Ethnographic Practice
Ethnographic Research Design & Innovation

EPIC Courses offer tools, skills, and expertise we need to advance the value of ethnography in business, have greater impact in our organizations, and further our careers by growing into new areas of value. These aren’t cookie-cutter modules—our courses are:

POWERFUL—access deep insight about people and culture for direct impact in business and organizational contexts

ACTIONABLE— effective skills and expertise that you can implement immediately

COMMUNITY DRIVEN—connect with outstanding practitioners around the world in customized, small-group experiences designed by and for our community

How Do EPIC Courses Work?

Courses are conducted online in small groups and include live presentations and discussions, supplementary readings, independent work, and hands-on projects. You'll use platforms and co-working tools that facilitate group interaction and collaboration, accessible from your browser or a mobile app.

Enrollment is limited to 20 per course. Participation is open to EPIC Members and membership is open to everyone. Join us! Registration fees and schedules are published within course descriptions. If you missed an offering of one of the courses listed above, stay tuned for next season's schedule.

Participants who successfully complete all components of a course earn an EPIC Badge, part of the Open Badge system of accreditation. You can share badges on your website, LinkedIn, and other networks.


What is EPIC?

EPIC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the value of ethnography in business. EPIC People work to ensure that innovation, strategies, processes, and products address business opportunities that are anchored in what matters to people in their everyday lives. Learn more.

Who can enroll in EPIC Courses?

All EPIC events are open to EPIC Members, and membership is open to everyone (join here).

What are your cancellation and transfer policies?

If you need to cancel more than 14 days before the start of the course you’ll be refunded 50% of the registration fee. No refunds will be made within 14 days of the start of the course. You may transfer your registration to someone else; the recipient must be an EPIC Member prior to transfer.

What is an Open Badge?

The badge you’ll receive when you complete an EPIC Course is a verifiable record of the skills and expertise you’ve gained. Our badges are based on the Open Badges accreditation system:

“Each Open Badge is associated with an image and information about the badge, its recipient, the issuer, and any supporting evidence. All this information may be packaged within a badge image file that can be displayed via online CVs and social networks.”

Can teams enroll together?

Yes, teams can enroll in courses together if there is space. If you’re interested in a customized course or training for your team, contact us.

If we didn’t answer your question, please contact us.