Centre for Continuing Education

An Introduction to User Experience (UX) Design Course

Product development. Learn the skills important to the product lifecycle.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses

Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment.

Please note that for online classes, all course materials will be shared electronically. No printed resources will be available.


Learn the basics of user experience design in this one-day, hands-on UX workshop environment. By the end of the day, you will have designed and created a mobile prototype. You will gain experience with core tools used in the UX design space and emerge with a high-level understanding of what user experience design entails.

Aims

In this practical hands-on UX workshop, you will learn the basics of user experience design and create your own prototype. You will gain experience working individually and with a team, using a collaborative approach to UX design solutioning.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • participate in the process of defining the design problem
  • describe the process of defining a target audience
  • describe the importance and process of a user journey map
  • create your own low-fidelity prototype.

Content

  • What is UX design
  • UX approaches and tools
  • Defining the design problem
  • Defining the target audience and personas
  • Creating a user journey map
  • Creating simple workflow diagrams
  • Creating paper wireframes and prototypes

Intended audience

Suitable for:

  • anyone interested in changing careers
  • anyone that works with UX designers and wants a deeper understanding of the process
  • anyone in a related field that would like a more detailed understanding.

Prerequisites

None.

Delivery style

Delivered as a one-day course combining theory with a hands-on practical and guided workshop. Working individually and with a team, you will be challenged with creating a design solution for a specific problem.

Bring your own device

Please bring a laptop (to refer to PowerPoint slides throughout the day) and a mobile device.

Features

  • Expert trainers
  • Central locations
  • Free, expert advice
  • Course materials – yours to keep
  • CCE Statement of Completion

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