NewNorth Center for Design in Business is the region’s leading innovation training resource. We exist to realize the continual potential of Michigan’s future through innovation.
We are a non-profit, hybrid education and business institution, with a focus on innovation and human-centered design. We created catalysts for change through custom workshops, “unconsulting,” and our 30-week Innovation Methods Certification journey. Our portfolio features design-centric, post-graduate business programs formulated expressly to bring increased value to local, regional and national companies and organizations. NewNorth has served over 2,000 people and 200 companies over the past 4 years, including Meijer, Haworth, Johnson Controls, Stryker, Whirlpool, Tower Automotive, Herman Miller and Newell Rubbermaid. In addition to these widely recognized corporate leaders, NewNorth has served small to mid-size companies, including Stone Plastics, Stow Company, Zipments, VarsityNews Network, and Hudsonville Ice Cream.
Upcoming Classes & Events
IMC 101 Bookfolio Presentations
NEDxGR: Stimulating the Creative Class
NewNorth is partnering with the GVSU Honors 313 to bring Dr. Simone Ahuja to GR on Wednesday, November 19. She will present with Seth on innovating in constrained situations, and on the growing class inequality in America. For more information or to register for this free event, please visit NEDxGR
GVSU: “Putting Design Thinking to Work”
New IMC Cohort