Design, Innovation & Visual Communication Training

Oct Vis Stuart

Learn how to visualize your ideas and make agile team collaboration more effective.

Michigan Technology Services offers instructor-led Agile and Scrum training through partnerships with Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainers. The training can take place at our location in Farmington Hills, 20 miles outside of Detroit, or onsite at your office anywhere throughout the world.

Whether you wish to enhance graphic facilitation skills, make collaborative design thinking a key enabler within your team, or simply gain the confidence you need to draw live in front of an audience, our Design, Innovation & Visual Communication workshop is for you.

Move beyond simple bullet points and the canned PowerPoint presentation.

Learn basic drawing techniques to build a visual vocabulary that can be used to generate ideas and solve problems with your teams.

By applying Design Thinking/ Service Design methods and visualization techniques our Design, Innovation​  & Visual communication workshop will help you speed up and improve your ability to deliver customer centric products and services.

About your workshop facilitator:
Stuart YoungStuart Young – Live Illustrator, Business Visualizer and Radtac Trainer

Stuart is a professional live illustrator with deep-rooted appreciation for Agile Principles and Methodologies. He has harnessed his creative skills to translate concepts and processes into engaging visuals during workshops, events and conferences. With international notoriety within the Agile Community, Stuart has provided his services at various Scrum Alliance Global Gatherings & Retreats. In addition he has illustrated at an endless list of popular Agile conferences such as the Agile Testing Days in Berlin, the Lean Agile Scotland Conference and the London Lean Kanban event. By combining both creative and analytical skills Stuart contributes to team visioning/ planning workshops and retrospectives by offering captivating visuals that crystallize ideas and learning. When he’s not coaching, delivering training and live illustrating, Stuart is running a number of ‘Innovation through Visualization’ workshops to support individuals to gain the confidence to draw and collaborate effectively. The newly gained skills assist teams to solve problems and map ideas with the use of graphic metaphors and additional visualization techniques.

Watch the following video and hear what agile coaches and Scrum team members have to say about Stuart’s workshops:

Join us in Farmington Hills, Michigan – in metro Detroit – and learn about visual communication with top agile thought leaders.


Our Design, Innovation & Visual Communication workshop last took place in Farmington Hills on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. The regular course fee was $695/student, but early enrollment, prior to September 25, was $595/student.

** Note **  The workshop was SOLD OUT!   Participants raved about it. Ron Jeffries and Chet Hendrickson joined Stuart to add to the conversation.

Stay tuned for details about our October 2019 Visualization training.

Want a one or two day workshop for your organization?  We can help.

A second day covering story boarding techniques can be added.

Private classes for groups are available upon request. Call 248-489-0408 for details.


For additional Agile Training information or to request a class date contact Michigan Technology Services at 248-489-0408

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