Max Hardy Consultancy

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I am beyond thrilled to announce that the Co-design Quarterly Conversation is fast approaching!


This free Co-design Quarterly Conversation for all current and former students, provides the perfect opportunity to join the experienced Authentic Co-design team and ask questions or discuss projects, extend your skills, and join a network of people interested in working with communities.

Not a student yet? All you need to do is purchase one of these very affordable courses; Authentic Co-design or Introducing Authentic Co-design. You can find out more about the courses below.

Join us on Thursday, April 15 for this not-to-be-missed online event.

Grab your free ticket here.




Introducing Authentic Co-design

Introducing Authentic Co-design is a new short course designed for leaders and decision-makers.

The course will introduce you to:

• The key concepts and definitions of co-design

• The key elements of the authentic co-design manual

• What creates an authentic co-design process?

These include the 5 principles of authentic co-design, common challenges and the 6-step process that is the authentic co-design framework. As well as insight into the planning and preparation you’ll need to put in place before starting the Authentic Co-design process.

Email me if you would like to find out more.

Authentic Co-design

Authentic Co-design is a complete guide for changemakers and team members.

Whether you have been involved in co-design projects before or are just grappling with how to tackle a difficult project in a different way this collection of co-design resources will help guide you.

The course guides you through:

• Exactly what co-design is, and when you should and shouldn't use it.

• The Five Principles of Authentic Co-design.

• The common challenges you'll face, and how to mitigate them.

• The six steps of an Authentic Co-design process.

When you invest in the course, you receive:

• The 90-page Authentic Co-design Manual.

• Over 3 hours of video content.

• Checklists for each step of the Authentic Co-design process.

• The combined expertise of Max, Anthony Boxshall and Susan Carter.

• Two essential planning tools:

     o Readiness to collaborate planning tool and,

     o Community planning tool.

You can find out more about the course here.


Finally, if you are looking for a mentor, coach or strategic advisor then please get in touch via email or phone me on 0418 217 261.

Ciao for now,



Max Hardy
0418 217 261