Charting a bold path into the future.

University Design advances innovation, culture and leadership development so that ASU can accelerate on its trajectory sustainably, well into the future. Our efforts build capacity and capability in people, networks and know-how.

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Innovation Mindset

Through storytelling and narration, our goal is to debunk the myth that innovation is an inexplicable, mystical force reserved for the few, rather than many. We work to institutionalize what we know about innovation at ASU and drive an innovation mindset deeper into the culture and memory of the university.

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Leadership Development

Through the curation of programs, tools and resources deployed across disciplines, we aim to help advance current and emerging leaders along a leadership pathway, embedded in the culture and context of ASU.


News & Events

Lackner's carbon-capture technology moves to commercialization

Arizona State University and Silicon Kingdom Holdings (SKH) have announced an agreement to deploy carbon-capture technology developed by Professor Klaus Lackner, director of ASU’s Center for Negative Carbon Emissions. 

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification

May 24 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

The ASU Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate program consists of six hours of interactive in-person instruction covering the quality tools and concepts of Lean and Six Sigma. Instructors will facilitate collaborative sessions that empower individuals with six tools that can be... more

GROW Coaching

Jun 7 2019 - 9:00am to 11:30am

Learn how to bring out the best in your employees. A good coach can increase ownership and encourage individuals to develop new skills. Participants will practice easy-to-apply techniques that ensure better employee engagement and result in outstanding performance.