Putting the human back in HR.

Want to be a confident
Employee Experience Designer?

On-demand learning and live support to attract and retain the modern workforce, increase performance and keep everyone fulfilled and connected to work.

“I've learned more in the last few months than I have in my entire career”.

Holly Gibson
PX Manager, Assurity Consulting

“The environment that EX Design School creates has been invaluable for me. Having access to share and learn from a network of innovative, passionate and people-centric leaders has equipped me to make a positive impact for our people”.

Chantelle Hilleard
Head of People, APAC - SnapComms

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Why join EX Design School?

Design awesome experiences.

Do you know how your employees really feel at work? Learn how to unlock all the answers you need from your people – and use design thinking to craft better employee experiences.

Flexible learning schedule.

Learn in your own time, at your own pace. Complete the lessons and use the resources when it fits into your work/life schedule.

Access to expert support.

Tap into live support, available for a year from your programme start date. Jump into video calls with your tutor to ask questions, talk through your challenges, and bounce ideas.

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Course Preview

Looking for a sneak peek on what it's like to take the programme?

Lesson 1
22 min
Welcome to Employee Experience Design School

About this lesson:

  • What does this programme cover?
  • Opportunity to create a world class workplace with your people
  • Co-create your vision for what it feels like to work in your organisation

Lesson 2
35 min
Intro into Employee Experience

About this lesson:

  • Not just another name for HR
  • OLD way vs. NEW way
  • What is EX?

Lesson 3
36 min
Intro into Design Thinking (Part One)

About this lesson:

  • What is Design Thinking?
  • The place of mutual value
  • Mindsets over methods

15 Online
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Live Support
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What You'll Learn

Understand what employee 
experience is, including the four types of experiences that make the biggest difference for employees.
Understand how to use design thinking to create better experiences.
Create an employee experience plan to support your business strategy.
Understand your unique employee value proposition.
Create an employee-centred wellbeing programme
Create modern people policies and guidelines that fit your organisation and culture.
Design your onboarding, recruitment and performance processes.

Your Tutor

Samantha Gadd

Founder of Humankind and EX Design School

Samantha is the Founder and Director of Employee Experience consultancy Humankind, and has been helping leaders build better businesses for the last 15 years. After being named the 35th fastest growing company in New Zealand, and successfully exiting her second business in January 2020, Samantha has deep experience building outstanding teams and great businesses.

Now, for the first time in her career, she’s sharing this experience and years of consulting across hundreds of companies  in an online learning course.

Who's this for?

Employee Experience enthusiasts
HR professionals keen to use design thinking in HR
Practice Operations Managers responsible for culture

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