The World's Leading EX Learning Program.

Develop a holistic Employee Experience program tailored to your employees & workplace:

  • Attract & retain A-players
  • Increase performance & profit
  • Make people your strongest asset
  • Be a part of the future of HR

World-class NPS of 70+

Programme Outline

EX Design School is an online learning programme and community, supporting people leaders to take a human-centred approach to designing better workplaces.

Become a Certified EX Designer
15 Video Lessons
7+ Downloadable Resources
Weekly Online Co-Working Sessions
Bi-Monthly Masterclass Events
Join Our Private Slack Group
12 Months' Access
Deep Organisation Impact
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Lesson 1: Welcome to EX Design School
Lesson 2: Intro to Employee Experience
Lesson 3: Intro to Design Thinking (Part One)
Lesson 4: Intro to Design Thinking (Part Two)
Lesson 5: Promise vs. Reality
Lesson 6: Shaping the Design Challenge with Leaders
Lesson 7: Discovery
Lesson 8: EX Plan
Lesson 9: Understanding your Employee Value Proposition (EVP)
Lesson 10: People Guidelines
Lesson 11: Recruitment Experience Design
Lesson 12: Onboarding Experience Design
Lesson 13: Performance Experience Design
Lesson 14: Wellbeing Programme Design
Lesson 15: Bringing it all together as an EX Designer

Training 5 or more people? 

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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.


$4900 NZD exc GST
Design your employee experience in this comprehensive 12-month programme focused on community, organisation improvement & professional development.

You'll develop people processes, improve organisation outcomes and walk away with practical tools and examples to apply with your team and organisation.
  • 12 Months' Access
  • 15 Video Lessons
  • 7+ Downloadable Resources
  • Online Group Co-Working Sessions
  • Bi Monthly Master Class Event
  • Join the EX Design Community
  • Become a Certified EX Designer
  • Deep Organisation Impact
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The EX Design School Community

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

Connect online for a co-working session.

Every week we connect online for a co-working session to share ideas, answer questions and support each other to design awesome employee experiences

Bi-monthly masterclass.

Bi-monthly masterclass / showcase events - digging deeper on a particular topic or aspect of employee experience design or sharing a case study - these calls are a fantastic way to see employee experience design in action.

Private Slack Channel.

Private Slack Channel to ask questions, connect and share progress.

Organisations learning with EX Design School

Research shows that investing in the wellbeing of your people can make your business more profitable.1 Learn alongside leading organisations at EX Design School.


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