Professional Development Supplement

Learn To Move On – Voxpop

What do you perceive as the current scenario with regard to professional development in design? Where are the gaps and which organisations do you think might best plug them – and how? I am a great supporter of the training run by organisations such as D&AD and the Design Business Association. However, I believe the […]

Jim

Learn to move on – Jim Dawton

We asked senior industry figures from the consultancy world – and one former client – for their take on what designers need to do to prepare for the difficult years ahead. They all put professional development at the heart of their prognoses

Callum

Learn to move on – Callum Lumsden

We asked senior industry figures from the consultancy world – and one former client – for their take on what designers need to do to prepare for the difficult years ahead. They all put professional development at the heart of their prognoses

Course work

You’ve hopefully taken on board the core message of this publication. For those who want to know more, Suzanne Hinchliffe has compiled a list of organisations offering professional development

David

Learn to move on – David Godber

We asked senior industry figures from the consultancy world – and one former client – for their take on what designers need to do to prepare for the difficult years ahead. They all put professional development at the heart of their prognoses

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Gaining an edge

Our research shows clients value design expertise above strategic input, so why – with increasingly strong foreign competition – is professional development still not being taken seriously in the UK? Lynda Relph-Knight looks at the facts behind the figure

Worthington

Staying ahead

In the 21st century, design is about more than clever solutions to difficult briefs. With mounting competition from the East, professional development is set to play an increasing role in the future success of the UK design industry, argues David Worthing

DW PD

Professional Development

We know all too well about competition for work overseas or for global clients.The scenario identified by Gordon Brown on a visit to China while he was still Chancellor hasn’t changed.

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