Learn the modern lean approach to ISD (ADDIE) and start delivering better programs faster and more strategically.
Starts Jul 3 • 6-week program
Join leading designers and companies and start creating more strategically today
How it works
Same ISD, radically different, better
Lean ISD builds on the iteration in ISD to incrementally create and deploy learning programs. It's still solid ISD, easier, and learning starts right away.
SAT ISD guarantees
A systems structured approach to learning needs.
One page canvases
No fluff reports. Only what really matters. Scaffolded.
No wait delivery
Immediate ROI and real-world evaluation from the start.
Lean ISD Competitive Advantage
Unparalleled strategic speed and impact to ISD and businesses
Lean ISD brings lean practices and modern tools to yield unparalleled strategic speed and impact to ISD and businesses.
The speed of lean
Delivery starts right away, yielding immediate value with no wait for completion of all parts of the program, small or large.
Adaptive planning and continuous prioritization allow responsiveness to evolving needs, markets, and urgencies.
Strategic focus and real-time evaluation empower continuous improvement and fine-tuning for high business impact.
Evaluation in real learning settings from the start allows timely adjustments to the program to meet desired objectives.
Reinvented for today's designers and teams
Lean ISD brings modern thinking and design practices to scaffold and empower design teams.
Lean ISD brings modern design and human sciences techniques to engineering inspired ISD.
For fast today's
Created for today's fast, connected world and practices unimaginable when ISD emerged.
Lean ISD modern tools focus, orient, and scaffold activities toward critical elements for each project.
Processes are streamlined to eliminate wasteful work and reports and focus on valuable tangible results.
Modern tools for designers
Tools to accelerate and scaffold
A Class for Designers
Practical experiential learning
Join an inspiring cohort to discover and experience Lean ISD, while you work on your own project.
Every week is focused on practical elements critical to instructional designers, from overviews to applied techniques and instruments.
All Lean ISD unique skills are emphasized, from lean analysis and system modeling to model-driven release sprints.
Bring your own project
Each week, interact with peers to apply the methods and tools presented to advance your own project.
Lean ISD unique tools are included, from critical lean analysis canvas and system vision canvas to release sprints kanban.
The program takes you through the steps and tools from the start of a Lean ISD project to the completion of a release.
Lean ISD Overview
Foundations and introduction to Lean ISD.
Lean and high-performance learning and design
Lean ISD approach overview
Lean ISD variations
Advantages and challenges
Assignment: Project idea and concept
System Modeling: Lean Analysis
Discovery of strategic elements critical for system modeling.
System setting and context
Audience, needs, and motivations
Intentions, activities, tasks, and knowledge
Lean analysis canvas and validation
Assignment: Project lean analysis
System Modeling: System Vision
Design of system vision and learning models.
Framing the design focus
Design patterns and architectures
Design modeling process and toolkit
Validation and iteration
Assignment: System vision and modeling
System Modeling: System Plan
Validation of learning system plan and release cycles.
Rhythm, sprints, learner value, and feasibility
System plan and validation
Team and operational considerations
Assignment: System plan
Model-driven Release Sprints
Creating and delivering a release unit, feature-set, episode, or revision.
Intent and lean design
Model-driven sprints and analysis-design
Evaluation and effective metrics
Re-prioritization and re-planning
Assignment: Project first release
Review and conclusion.
Lean, learning, and learning design
Lean and performance systems
Elite Teaching Team
The experts that created Lean ISD. This program is presented by the experts that created the Lean ISD process.
The team is experienced leading innovation and learning programs for Government agencies, Fortune 500, and Universities, including DARPA, USAFA, NIH, the World Bank, and the French Department of Education.
Leadership in lean performance and instructional systems and processes for Government agencies, Universities, and Fortune 500.
Specialties: ISD, motivation, performance, and learning systems and processes.
Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University Bloomington
Human-centric innovation and technology for leading organizations, from Stanford University startups to global institutions.
Specialties: Lean, innovation, and advanced technology.
Ph.D. ABD in AI, Sorbonne University Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) and Paris-Sud University
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Frequently asked questions?
Familiarity with instructional design will be helpful.
You should be able to:
Communicate in English with peers remotely,
Access popular websites (youtube, linkedin, slack, twitter), and
Use common tools for remote work with peers (video-conferencing, email, slack...).
Join and learn while creating a project with Lean ISD
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