Human Centred Design Foundations / Interactive Training

8th DECEMBER 2023 / 9 am – 12.00 pm / ONLINE /


Begin your purpose led journey into co-design & transformation with our practical and interactive training, designed and facilitated by leaders at RENY®. Australia's leading purpose led design studio. As a proudly independent certified B-Corp, we create solutions that captivate our clients and their audiences, in partnership with the world's best companies.

This training is ideal for anyone designing products, services, or experiences. Whether you’re a corporate executive, a non-profit leader, a freelancer, or a student interested in design, this training session offers valuable tools and insights to elevate your approach to problem-solving & design thinking. If you’re looking to transform the way you approach problem-solving, generate innovative solutions, and deeply connect with the people you’re designing for, this is a must-attend for you.




Ben Rennie has contributed his expertise to design thinking projects for a diverse range of clients, including prominent organizations such as Westpac, Australia Post, Patagonia, Bank of SA, Chumpy Pullin Foundation, Cancer Council, Heart Foundation, Skin Check Champions, and renowned brands like Nike and Luxottica. His extensive experience spans across various sectors, delivering innovative solutions and driving user-centric design principles.


Austin Smidt, is a seasoned professional with a background in academia, and the author of two insightful books on human behaviour. As the Head of Digital Innovation at RENY®, he brings knowledge to the workshop. Austin, from Los Angeles, will take the helm in the upcoming workshop, guiding the proceedings with his extensive experience and dynamic insights.


Here is a snapshot of what training with reny® looks like

  • Expert Lead Program
  • Lifetime Access
  • Certificate of completion
  • Personalised Feedback
  • Online virtual classroom
  • HCD ToolKit Free (Worth $995)

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What you can expect in your training


Unlocking the Essentials of Human-Centred Design

Get acquainted with the fundamentals of Human-Centred Design as we shed light on its powerful applications for problem identification and solution crafting.

Ethics in Practice: Co-Design and More

Discover co-design dynamics in real-world scenarios while delving into the essential principles and methods for maintaining ethical integrity in your practice.

Hands-On Purpose-Led Design Challenges

Acquire practical skills in human-centred design through an immersive activity, guided by a Purpose-Led design methodology.

Equipping You for Your Future Projects

Upon completing the session, you’ll walk away with a concrete, foundational grasp of how to engage in ethical human-centred design practices.

Led by our design team

Our workshops are run by experienced design leaders who work with our clients to research, design, implement, and improve the products and services of our partners.

Intimate workshop sizes

Restricting the number of attendees in our workshops ensures you can take full advantage of the content and our facilitators. Invest your time with confidence that it will develop your knowledge and skills to apply to your next project practically.

On-Going Support

We believe in learning by doing. Our training is designed to provide you with a combination of fundamental theory, practical exercises and thought-provoking discussions. You’ll also receive our Human-Centred Design Toolkit & access to connect with us and members after the session in our Discord Group.

Get a copy of the RENY playbook: The Purpose Led, HCD Toolkit valued at $995

Our team has worked hard to embed principles and processes into all of our projects, and the best part of that, is we get to share this tool kit with you. This Kit provides you with the tools and resources to facilitate your own human-centred design projects in the future.


Got questions?

Who should attend this training?

This training is ideal for anyone involved in designing products, services, or experiences. Whether you’re a corporate executive, a non-profit leader, a freelancer, or a student interested in design, this workshop offers valuable tools and insights to elevate your approach to problem-solving.

Do I need any prior experience in design to attend the workshop?

Not at all. The workshop is structured to accommodate participants with varying levels of expertise in design. The content is comprehensive but approachable, and our facilitators are great at guiding attendees through the material in a way that makes it accessible and engaging for everyone.

What will I be able to accomplish after this training?

You’ll leave the workshop with a foundational understanding of ethical, human-centred design practices and actionable takeaways that you can immediately apply in your work. You’ll gain the skills to approach challenges from a new perspective, ultimately leading to more effective, impactful solutions.

How is this training different from other Human-Centred Design workshops?

What sets our workshop apart is our unique blend of practical, hands-on activities, coupled with theoretical frameworks from real-world client projects that you can apply long-term. We place a strong emphasis on ethical practice, ensuring that your solutions not only meet business goals but also contribute positively to society.

Is it available in my country?

Sure, any country that works for you, works for us!

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