• Format (own pace)
    Online course
  • Time (estimated)
    4 hours per week
    for 8 weeks
  • Starting date
    Any time
  • Subscription license
    1 year
  • Price (+ VAT where applicable)
    $ 999
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Perfect if you…

  • already work with chatbots or voice assistants
  • want to get started in the booming field of conversation design
  • have a background in user experience design, customer service, content management, marketing, product design, or writing

Our students work for brands like

The role of the Conversation designer

Conversation Designers focus on human-centricity, sample dialogue, flowchart design, user testing, and hand-overs. The Conversation Designer maps the flow of the conversation and turns knowledge into a human-centric conversational flow. They make sure that people feel understood and have a good experience with the chatbot or voice assistant.

What you will learn

  • iconConversation Design Workflow
  • iconUser Needs & Bot Needs Canvassing
  • iconSample Dialogue
  • iconFlowcharting and hand-overs
  • iconWizard of Oz Testing
  • iconWriting Fundamentals

What you will get

  • 130+ video lectures
  • New lectures added frequently
  • Examples and hands-on advice
  • Quizzes to test your knowledge
  • Downloadable templates and canvases
  • Invites to virtual meetups and live webinars
  • Access to the latest research
  • Deep knowledge of a proven workflow
  • Clear understanding of developing conversational AI
  • iconCertificate worth $ 695
  • iconFree exam retake
Michelle Parayil
Michelle Parayil
Senior Conversation Designer
Francesco Palma
Francesco Palma
Conversational AI
Austin Bedford
Austin Bedford
UX Designer & Conversation Designer

Join students from 50+ countries, certified by CDI

Join our community now and start creating human-centric AI Assistants.

Our graduates by the numbers

Our community of graduates is creating AI Assistants that are collectively having more than 5 million conversations per day. With that growing impact comes a growing demand for AI Training, Conversation Design, and Conversational Copywriting.

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Where our graduates work

ABN Amro
JP Morgan Chase & Co.

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Now Conversation Designer for a fast-growth health tech company

CDI Conversation Designer Course Alumni

“I work for a fast-growth health tech company on their symptom checking chatbot. This course taught me how to do conversation design properly, and I was able to apply my new knowledge to improve our product. ”

Meet your teacher — Hans van Dam

Hans van Dam is co-founder and CEO of Conversation Design Institute. With his enthusiasm for the field, he gives lectures at multiple universities, is a keynote speaker and podcast host. In 2020 he was recognised as one of the most influential people in voice by Voicebot.

Passionated about advancing trust and communication between people and AI., he sees the recognition, development and promotion of conversation design as a way to advance and support this new workforce.

With a background in copywriting, technology, and customer service, Hans knows how to unlock the potential of conversational AI.


Career in Conversational AI

Companies all over the world are looking to increase the value of their conversational experiences. They need the technology and a team of experts to create their human-centric AI assistant. The demand for these roles will only continue to increase. In the next few years, over 5 million people will be working in this field.

At Conversation Design Institute you get trained and certified in these crucial roles. You can legitimate your new skill set with your proven certification and boost your career. This trusted certificate ensures quality across the industry so we can move forward together.

About our certificates

Good teams have the right balance of skill sets. Some team members are more technical and others are more creative. To develop successful AI Assistants, teams need Conversation Designers, Conversational Copywriters, and AI Trainers.

Our certificates are recognized by enterprises, universities, and technology companies. They tell managers that you have the required skill set and can onboard the team quickly.

Read our manifesto
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Highly recommended! This prepares you to be a professional Conversation designer. You wil learn all the ins and outs of this new field in a playful way, with many examples.

Joseph Suskin International award-winning copywriter and Conversation Designer

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Frequently asked questions

This is largely dependent on the time you decide to dedicate to it. For better retainment, we recommend taking at least 3 to 4 weeks to complete the course, for 2-4 hours per week. This way you have plenty of time to view all the lectures, practice with the quizzes and review any challenging topics.

If you don’t pass the final exam, you get personalized feedback and recommendations for further studying. No worries though, when you enrolled in this course bundle, you get one retake free of charge.

Absolutely, once you are certified you will receive an invitation to join the exclusive Conversation Design Institute community, where you can share insights, ask questions or discuss anything conversational.