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User Experience Service Design Engagement

Presenting Work like Your Life Depends on it (SOLD OUT)

Mike gave this very appreciated workshop in 2015. If you can, don’t miss this opportunity!

The myth that good work sells itself is just that — a myth. Good solutions aren’t always obvious at first glance. Good ideas, even the best ideas, need to be sold. Whether you’re a designer, a developer, a writer, or a consultant — you’ll need to persuade your boss or client of the idea’s worth. Creating a compelling story from a list of recommendations is an often overlooked design skill.

Making your case makes it more likely your work will launch on time – or at all – and that it represents your true intentions. It’s smart business. A business you can learn in this workshop.

“This inspiring workshop gave me both hands-on advice and personal feedback on my way of presenting design. I strongly recommend it to anyone who wants to improve their skills as designers.” – Dan Kindeborg, User Experience Designer at Handelsbanken

“Mike Monteiro’s workshop was energetic and insightful. The workshop made me reflect on my past presentations to clients and enabled me to start creating sharper and more effective presentations.” – Romy van den Broek, Service Design Lead, Berge

Who should attend: You. No, seriously — you. Whether you’re a designer, a developer, an engineer, a content strategist, or whatever funny name you’ve come up for yourself this week, your job includes having to convince someone of something. This is true whether you’re working in an agency, a studio, inside an organization, or for yourself. Everyone has clients, even if you call them “boss”.

In this challenging, captivating and hands-on workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Take charge of a room.
  • Turn your research and data into a good story.
  • Map your work to the objectives of your business or client. 
  • Ask for the right kind of feedback, and more importantly. 
  • Avoid getting feedback you don’t really need.

What else: Lunch, as well as coffee, water and snacks will be provided.



Stockholm – location details to come


5 999 SEK

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Mike is probably the most outspoken man in design today. He prefers elegant, simple sites with clear language that serve a real need. He also prefers that designers have strong spines. Mike writes and speaks frequently about the craft and business of design. He loves client services so much he wrote two books on the topic, “Design is a Job” and “You’re My Favorite Client”.

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