Life Design - Full day Course

Developed at Google and inspired by the work of the Stanford Life Design Lab, Life Design uses design thinking principles to explore, shape, and create a life of alignment, intentionality, and fulfilment. By using design thinking principles, Life Design helps us approach life’s big decisions with a sense of creativity, curiosity, and experimentation. Life Design puts you back in the driver’s seat of your career—and life—with the goal of creating a life that is aligned with your values, brings you joy and fulfillment, and enables you to have a positive impact on the world.

Date – Thursday 20th July 

Time – 8.30am – 5pm

Where – The Switch Melbourne Victoria Market

Jenna Lohan


Jenna is a tenured Googler who has lived and worked in London, San Francisco, and Melbourne. She came across Life Design while living in California, completed the Stanford Life Design course, and became a Life Design facilitator at Google as part of one of the company’s infamous 20% projects. In her role as a Life Design facilitator, Jenna helps Googlers explore their personal and professional goals using the principles and mindsets of design thinking. Googlers who complete the course are 2X more likely to cope effectively with work-related stress and 1.5X more likely to feel their career goals can be met at Google. 

Who is this course for?

Anyone who is searching for meaning and fulfillment in their life and is open to tools and frameworks to help guide their exploration.

What Design Thinking mindsets will we be utilising in this Life Design course?

  1. Be Curious
  2. Try Stuff
  3. Reframe Problems
  4. Know its a process
  5. Radical collaboration

How will the day be structured?

The Course will be structured around 3 key components – 

  • The Story of You
  • Connecting the Dots
  • Prototyping 101

We’ll be starting at 8.30am and the course will run until about 4.30pm. There will be time for lunch and we’ll make sure you get plenty of breaks throughout the day. 

Life Design - Full day Course