Happy that you found us! We have loads of interesting (mostly) free event happening around Berlin (and the world) all the time. This is where we gather all of them and share all the information with you that you need to know 😉 Remember to register for the events, though as we always have to limit the amount of participants!
AJ&Smart Design Sprint Bootcamps
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We Love You & Christmas Too!
IT'S FREAKING CHRISTMAS!
The holiday season is upon us and so we would like to invite you to a lovely party of the Christmas variety! It's exclusive for our Instagram family becuase we love you guys so darn much!!
The gathering will take place at our office in Berlin, Kreuzberg. There will be delicious food, festive drinks, and MEGA Christmas cheer.
We will play games (video and regular), there will be prizes, gifts and even carols! But mostly we just want to have some drinks and get to you know you guys!
If you live in Berlin and you want to attend, please RSVP! There will be a limited amount of tickets available so please if your plans change, make sure to cancel your ticket!
We're so excited about this! Can't wait to see you all there!
Brittni & The AJS crew
Design Sprint 2-Day Bootcamp + Advanced Facilitation Workshop
Join the Best Design Sprint Workshop on the Planet! + Get a Certificate Signed by Design Sprint Inventor JAKE KNAPP!
AJ&Smart has run more than 100 Design Sprints all over the world. Learn the exact Design Sprint process that we use at AJ&Smart, and that we've taught to some of the world's best companies, including Slack, Airbnb, LEGO, Medium, Salesforce and many more.
PLUS join us for an extra day of Advanced Facilitation training to learn how to facilitate with confidence, control unnecessary discussion, and deal with difficult people.
WAIT, WHAT’S A DESIGN SPRINT?
The tech industry (not-so-secret) weapon for rapidly creating user-tested digital products. Used by Slack, Airbnb, Medium and almost every digital product out there, the sprint method gets your best ideas to market fast by cutting inefficiencies and maximizing your team’s output. We use it everyday. It works.
2-DAY DESIGN SPRINT BOOTCAMP
Come and learn the Design Sprint from the AJ&Smart team in an immersive 2-day bootcamp on the 27th - 28th November and also get lifetime access to the AJ&Smart Design Sprint Masterclass. With 60+ instructional videos that you can use as a lifetime reference, with always up-to-date material, as well as our Sprint slide deck, templates and all the resources we use to run sprints ourselves.
NEW OFFERING: GO PLATINUM AND GET THE FULL AJ&SMART EXPERIENCE
(ONLY 10 SEATS AVAILABLE)
Get everything in the Standard Pass (the in-person bootcamp + online course) PLUS an exclusive, hands-on, Advanced Facilitation workshop on the 29th of November, with AJ&Smart's Head of Design Sprint Training, Dee Scarano!
Dee has delivered this same workshop to Google's Design Sprint facilitators in San Francisco, and it's now being delivered for the first time in Berlin! With advanced techniques like:
- Setting yourself up for success
- Giving clear instructions
- Cutting out circular discussion
- Dealing with skeptics and troublemakers
- Answering difficult questions
- Assessment of your personal facilitation style
(with filming and playback)
WHAT IF I ALREADY HAVE THE MASTERCLASS?
Write to email@example.com and we'll give you a special discount code for this Bootcamp.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS BOOTCAMP
Everyone who wants to build better products, faster. Especially:
Learn from your market, improve your product with user-tested prototyping.
UX Designers/Marketers/Engineers – all levels
Take home real goals, actionable next steps, and a repeatable design process.
Team Leads/Managers/Sprint Pros
Improve your facilitation techniques for sprints, workshops, and meetings.
WHAT WILL I TAKE-AWAY FROM DESIGN SPRINT BOOTCAMP?
Delicious food, endless high-fives, and tangible skills to bring back to the office:
- Updated exercises for rapid design and concept creation
- Data-backed confidence in your product ideas
- Crowd-control and facilitation techniques
- Tactics for introducing sprints into your company
- Refreshed perspective and a crystal-clear roadmap
WHAT REAL HUMANS THINK ABOUT OUR BOOTCAMP
"AJ&Smart's Design Sprint Bootcamp was an incredibly valuable and enjoyable two days, that I know will have lasting impact on our business." - Tom Cannon, Salesforce AppExchange
"Impactful and easy to comprehend . . . Was a great Team Building exercise with my team!" - Sascha Fuhren, PlanetHome Group
"The Design Sprint Bootcamp was a perfect mix of hands-on experience with the method, along with great fun with smart people and shared insights. I find it really valuable that the organisers were very open to share their knowledge and pass the design sprint methodology to us, giving us tips how to facilitate a design sprint on our own. Sense of humour, great food and great vibe - loved it!" - Janet Todorova, Paysafe
"I really enjoyed participating in the Design Sprint Bootcamp. AJ&Smart provided a very fresh and inspirational learning atmosphere coupled with practical expert tips on how to run a sprint yourself. I would recommend to try it out!" - Verena Lübken, EON
"It was intense, very inspiring. I really need to share this exercises within my company, it was very useful. I’m sure I will run design sprints in my team soon!" - Julia Rosich, Babbel
GET TO KNOW YOUR HOSTS
Greetings folks. We’re AJ & Smart— the antidote to agency hot-shots, painful design protocols, and useless meetings. We’re your friendly Berlin-based product design agency. And we like getting things done.
Everything we do is driven by the fast-paced Design Sprint method. It’s how we design, test and build the best version of your product without wasting your money. We’ve worked with companies like eBay, Red Bull, N26, and more
Our battle cry is and forever shall be — solve problems, then decorate.