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Harness the Power of Design Storytelling to Grow Your Influence

A course for designers   by designers   

Influence Through Storytelling

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Corporate Training

Live Online Course

Common Roles

This course is for designers and design researchers across various practices (such as service, product, UX, digital and interaction design).

Get a sneak peek of the course

Pragmatic Design courses are facilitated by experts and built within Miro—a visual collaboration platform—for an immersive, interactive learning experience. Explore what to expect in the course with this preview.

What you’ll learn in Influence Through Storytelling

Understand the power of storytelling

Recognize opportunities to build influence and align stakeholders.

Inspire action through stories

Set and achieve goals through compelling, well-structured narratives.

Tailor narratives to resonate with specific audiences

Frame and adapt stories for diverse, cross-functional stakeholders.

Ensure your design work isn’t wasted

Help the business understand the value of design and embrace new opportunities to leverage it.

Preview the toolkit: Story Planner

The Story Planner is your step-by-step process for designing strategic stories that achieve goals. It culminates in a Story Blueprint, the foundation you’ll use to create your next great presentation, share-out or project update.

Pragmatic Design Story Planner Preveiw



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Influence Through Storytelling 

  • 7 hours
  • 1-2 sessions
  • No travel
  • Team exercises

Our learning experiences are developed by experienced facilitators and instructional designers—focusing on interactive learning and practical application.

Our training provides immersive, hands-on practice with the skills that matter for expanding the influence of design in your organization. 

We offer live online training for teams who want to engage with instructors in real time without the hassle of travel. We also offer an onsite option for corporate training clients who want to bring their team together in person.

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