Review the capability building pathways


Build Human-Centred Design capability.

Unlock the potential of yourself and your team and confidently adopt and apply human-centricity and design in your practice and your workplace.

Huddle Academy specialises in human-centred design capability building for established and emerging leaders. We equip and support change-makers to confidently adopt and apply human-centricity and design to make a lasting impact in their work and the world.

We offer short, intensive courses and bespoke programs to support you in adopting human-centred ways of working. Our programs are creative, energising and practical. You’ll discover how to unlock the power of human-centred design in yourself and lead by example in your organisation.

Public Programs

Introduction to HCD

Perfect for building a foundational awareness of human-centred design. Good for broader team participation.

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Designing with People

Great primer for teams new to design and working with key stakeholders in the design process and mindsets.

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Human-centred Facilitation

Ideal for practitioners looking to up-skill their large group or senior executive facilitation skills to the next level.

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Build and scale capability in your organisation

Human-centred design is most effective when a critical mass of people is on board and using HCD as an integrated, daily practice.

Huddle has been building capability in large enterprises since 2009. We partner with our clients to up-skill their leaders and practitioners so pivotal projects can be undertaken and positive outcomes achieved.


Raise awareness

At both the leadership and team level, our introductory courses help raise awareness of the benefits of adopting a human-centred practice, and the changes required to achieve lasting results. Their practical application is built into every course.


Build capability

Our more advanced programs are designed to position design as a strategic advantage in your organisation. Building and supporting practitioner capability by changing leadership mindsets and behaviours is absolutely fundamental to achieving real impact.


Apply at scale

Centralised design team? Distributed capability across the organisation? Our design maturity model helps organisations adapt and evolve as they build understanding and capability to be human-centred.

We find that clients who also invest in human-centred leadership capability building get the most return on their investment in HCD.

Which capability building program is right for you?


Team programs

You have a team who will benefit from learning and applying human-centred design.

For you, we offer curated versions of our public courses, such as HCD101Designing for People and Human-centred facilitation. We incorporate your team's real world challenges to enhance relevance and adoption of human-centred design. Courses are delivered either at your site or at Huddle.


Bespoke training

You're in an unique situation and need something that sits outside the normal scope of HCD training.

We tailor programs that address specific challenges. The program will reflect the cultural, operational and design maturity of the organisation. For example, we've designed programs for agile teams, leading through VUCA and industry-specific problems.


Scaled rollouts

You're a leader who is  100% committed to working in a human-centred way. You know it's time to get the rest of the organisation on board.

Great news! We can help you develop a plan and rollout strategy to deliver one of our introductory or intermediate programs at scale. We assign a team of our highly experienced HCD practitioners to ensure a consistent experience for your teams.


Book a call to discuss your options

Our existing, tailored and bespoke programs focus on supporting people through changing complex environments, building new competency to help them feel successful within this new context, and supporting leaders in creating opportunity for people to perform and excel at their work.

Book a free 45 minute strategy call and start building your strategy to:

  • raise awareness of Service Design and Human Centricity,
  • prime your team to bring new mindsets and skills to their work
  • equip your leaders with human centred mindsets

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