UX and Digital Product Design

Berghs Professional

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  • Online
  • 12 weeks
UX and Digital Product Design

Gain solid UX-knowledge quickly with the goal of starting or advancing your UX career. This comprehensive online course offers a balanced mix of fundamentals and practical experience using industry-relevant methods and remote collaborative tools. You learn and practice both individually and with other peers building UX skills that you can immediately apply at a job.

Summary Reserve List

Register Last application date is 2 feb 2021

Date: 23 feb 2021 – 20 may 2021

Last Application Date: 2 Feb 2021

How: Online

Number of Hours: 12

Commitment: 10 hours/week

This course offers a solid UX foundation and hands-on experience through a series of practical weekly assignments in two projects based on real-world scenarios. You will learn research, rapid ideation, prototyping and testing, both on paper and with digital tools, and you will learn how to apply skills working solo and collaborating in remote teams. 

This part-time course is held online over a 12-week period of time. It consists of a mix of classes, practical work and live evening sessions, and It can be attended while working a full-time job.

Course Content

 

Week 1: The UX process, principles and framework

Being a UX designer – getting into the mindset and learning the stages of a UX project. Human-centered design and UX applied to problem-solving.

Week 2: User research and field studies

How to keep a UX-project journal. Performing field studies and using direct observation to uncover insights and user needs. Individual project starts. Build your confidence and learn to innovate using research and rapid prototyping as an individual.

Week 3: Analog Ideation & Prototyping Techniques

Turning insights into ideas. Creative ideation methods for generating many ideas. Using rapid paper prototyping methods to make ideas tangible. 

Week 4: Testing and refinement

How to prepare for and conduct prototype testing. Formulating hypotheses and how to evaluate test results. Achieving success through iteration.

Week 5: Project presentation and feedback

Presentations and review of the individual projects. Feedback and project refinement for your portfolio.

Week 6: Tools for remote collaboration and prototyping

Elevating your designs using modern tools of the trade. Introduction on how to use Figma for building and testing prototypes. Collaborative project starts. Get hands-on experience as part of a team, working together in a group with remote tools and apply the knowledge gained in the individual project.

Week 7: Product Discovery

Quantitative and qualitative research methods and tools. Desk research, benchmarking and ethnography.

Week 8: Definition and Insights

Abstracting the challenge. Creating space for solutions. Affinity mapping. Personas and behavior archetypes. Journey maps, selecting and prioritizing ideas.

Week 9: Prototype ideation and design

Collaborative ideation. Turning sketches into prototypes using Figma. Laying the groundwork for usability testing with research objectives.

Week 10: Remote prototype testing

Planning and performing moderated remote user tests. Presenting your findings and creating test reports.

Week 11: Project Presentation and feedback

Review of final projects. Critique. Refinement of work for your portfolio.

Week 12: Career Management, Tracks & Tricks

Types of experience designers, picking a track or focus area. Interview tricks. Creating winning portfolios and improving your skills.

 

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23 feb 2021 – 20 maj 2021 Reserve List

Last application date is 2 feb 2021

How: Online
Weeks of study: 12
Commitment: 10 hours/week
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This is an online course

Register Last application date is 2 feb 2021

Key learnings

 

  • Understand the UX process and stages, from research to ideas to tested prototype
  • Learn research techniques to uncover user needs
  • How to turn research and insights into opportunities, ideas and business value
  • Ideation methods to turn ideas into sketches and prototypes
  • User testing methods to validate ideas and prototypes
  • Lo-fi ideation, prototyping and testing methods for rapid UX work
  • Modern workflows for remote ideation, co-creation and testing 
  • Best in class tools for prototyping and collaboration such as Figma and Miro

Course Director

Tem Aguerre has 10 years of UX and product design experience. He’s worked at places like McCann, Tele2, and Creauna and he’s helped companies of all sizes, from small start-ups to government agencies and large corporations. He also facilitates workshops and speaks at UX conferences and events.

 

Who is this course for

You are a young professional with one to five years of experience in design, or related fields such as marketing, product management or entrepreneurship. You are either self-taught and wish to learn methodology and techniques, or are just starting out in UX and want to land your first job or internship as a UX designer. 

To complete the course – and all course assignments – you are required to work in Miro and Figma. These tools are free and/or offer free trials. Anyway, to avoid limitations, you might want to plan for a license cost between 15 USD and 30 USD, depending on the subscription plan you choose. This is not included in the course fee. Note that you do not need to activate an account before the course start. Your teacher will guide you through your options at the start of the course.

How to enrol

Click on REGISTER on this page to begin the enrollment process. There are no financial obligations at this stage. We will assess your experience level and offer you to enroll, only then you will be asked to accept or reject the offer.

FAQ

You’ll find answers to the most frequently asked questions here

Questions?

Questions?

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  • Understand the UX process and stages, from research to ideas to tested prototype
  • Learn research techniques to uncover user needs
  • How to turn research and insights into opportunities, ideas and business value
  • Ideation methods to turn ideas into sketches and prototypes
  • User testing methods to validate ideas and prototypes
  • Lo-fi ideation, prototyping and testing methods for rapid UX work
  • Modern workflows for remote ideation, co-creation and testing 
  • Best in class tools for prototyping and collaboration such as Figma and Miro

Course Director

Tem Aguerre has 10 years of UX and product design experience. He’s worked at places like McCann, Tele2, and Creauna and he’s helped companies of all sizes, from small start-ups to government agencies and large corporations. He also facilitates workshops and speaks at UX conferences and events.

 

Who is this course for

You are a young professional with one to five years of experience in design, or related fields such as marketing, product management or entrepreneurship. You are either self-taught and wish to learn methodology and techniques, or are just starting out in UX and want to land your first job or internship as a UX designer. 

To complete the course – and all course assignments – you are required to work in Miro and Figma. These tools are free and/or offer free trials. Anyway, to avoid limitations, you might want to plan for a license cost between 15 USD and 30 USD, depending on the subscription plan you choose. This is not included in the course fee. Note that you do not need to activate an account before the course start. Your teacher will guide you through your options at the start of the course.

How to enrol

Click on REGISTER on this page to begin the enrollment process. There are no financial obligations at this stage. We will assess your experience level and offer you to enroll, only then you will be asked to accept or reject the offer.

You’ll find answers to the most frequently asked questions here

Fee incl. VAT
32 500 SEK

Fee excl. VAT
26 000 SEK

Local VAT may apply, read more . The currency converter offers an estimate. Final amounts may differ.

Course fee

Fee incl. VAT

32 500 SEK

Fee excl. VAT

26 000 SEK

Local VAT may apply, read more . The currency converter offers an estimate. Final amounts may differ.