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Systems for Success
  • Systems for Success

    Learn tried and tested systems to better organise your design business. Discover new ways of working to be more professional and maximise profitability.

    Our online courses are self paced and conducted online on our website via an easy to use integrated learning platform. Once you sign up, you'll be emailed instructions on how to view the content.


    Learn how to operate an efficient, professional and profitable business.
    Whether you’re starting up a design business, or looking to solidify your current processes, our TDC DesignLab Courses are a sure-fire way to accelerate your professional growth and transform the way you do business.​

    When you sign up to our courses, you’re fast-tracking years of learning. Most designers operate via the old method of trial and error, where poor choices can result in mistakes that can have a damaging effect on profitability and significantly reduce the joy in your work life.​

    Our tried and tested systems and processes will give you an instant hack into a more professional and profitable way of doing business. Our tools and templates will elevate your offering and help you deliver happy clients and successful project outcomes, time after time.​

    It’s a tough job running a business, so we want to make sure you are equipped with all the foundations to help you thrive.

    • About the Course

      Do you struggle to manage the flow of work on a project? Are your clients taking the lead and forcing you to be reactive rather than proactive? Do you find that you’re attracting the same sort of micro-managing clients time and time again? Are you terrified of growing your team for fear of being discovered as a fraud?

      You are not alone! Most designers struggle to manage projects efficiently due to a lack of effective, consistent systems. In this course we will teach you how to create systems and will transform the way you view your business!

      Learn how to take charge of a project and set clear expectations. We will provide you with systems that will ensure excellent project outcomes and happy clients.

      ​In this class, you will learn how to:

      • Be more professional in your approach to design

      • Utilise systems and processes to increase efficiency and profitability

      • Customise systems and processes for your business

      • Effectively set and manage client expectations

      • Maximise your profitability

      • Grow your business through effective delegation

      • Streamline your payment process for better cash flow

      • Utilise sound tools and templates to optimise your systems

      Also included:

      • A real-life case study to demonstrate the project process from beginning to end

      • A real-life case study to analyse when things go well, and when things go wrong!

    • Course Content

      Systems for Success is broken down into 15 'modules' over two parts. Complete the course by watching the videos in the modules in the order listed below.

      Part 1 - Systems Overview

      • Introduction

      • Case Study Overview

      • The Basics

      • Sources of Systems

      • Tools and Templates (includes a Case Study example)

      • How to Create a Process

      • Managing the 3 Pillars of a Project

      • Systems Summary for a Design Business

      • Software Programs

      Part 2 - The Design Process

      • The Foundation

      • The TDC 9 Stage/3 Phase Design Process

      • Managing the Design Process

      • Phase 1 – Discovery

      • Phase 2 – Design

      • Phase 3 - Implementation

    • Inclusions

      • Downloadable Course Notes

      • Proven Business Tools

    • How it Works

      The content of our courses is delivered to you as a series of easy to follow, professionally produced videos, supported with downloadable course notes, tools and templates.

      Each course is specifically designed to guide you through the information needed to set you up to operate a successful design business, step by step. From the basics to advanced case study examples, we’ve got you covered.

      At the completion of each course we provide a PDF download of the content, along with any applicable downloadable tools that are referenced during the class.

      Access extra support via our 1-on-1 coaching sessions, available for purchase at 50% off the regular price.

    • Supplement Your Learning

      Purchase a One-on-One Coaching Session to further explore the principles covered in your course. Access a 1-hour coaching supplement session for $200 (save 50%) upon signing up to your Online Course. When you sign up, you'll be emailed a unique promotion code to use when booking a session.

      Note: Limit of 1 discounted coaching session per course.

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