User experience is at the center of intelligent design. From an intuitive website to a fridge that restocks your groceries, it can make or break the relationship between a brand and its products. Whether you’re looking to fully develop your career or grab some new skills in this increasingly popular field, our one month fundamentals course will help you see if UX is for you.
If you want to understand user experience, but aren’t ready to throw yourself in at the deep end, UX Fundamentals is for you. In one month, you’ll learn each aspect of the UX design process, get to grips with the industry, and learn the key thought processes and business skills of successful UXers. As a member of the CareerFoundry community, you’ll also be fully supported as you learn, with the hands-on help and guidance of our tutors, mentors and your fellow CareerFoundry students.
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Introduction to UX and Design Thinking
Explain user-centered design and strategies for conducting effective user research
Create effective user personas and user stories based on user goals and needs
Explore how users navigate sites and processes and how information is structured
Wireframing and Prototyping
Create effective prototypes and wireframes that support user goals
Utilize best practices in usability testing to create a testing plan
Presenting Your Work
Present your design process and solution to stakeholders in a clear, engaging manner
Draft a personal design profile to map out a path for continuing design education
We are much more than an online school. Being a student with CareerFoundry means being part of an engaged, global community of UX beginners, so you can be certain that with us you’ll never have to learn alone.
As part of our online community, you will push one another to stay motivated, perform to your best, and celebrate each other’s successes. Share experiences, make friends and solve problems, as you learn exciting new skills in UX design.
There’s no denying, our courses demand a lot. But being a part of our community means being connected to thousands of people just like you - learning together, inspiring one another and transforming your careers.
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1-month course at a pace of 15 hours per week
Try out UX Fundamentals and receive a tuition credit of $500 if you move on to the Certified UX Designer Course!
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1. Who Is The Course For?
Our courses have been designed to be easily understood by anyone from complete beginners through to developers and designers looking for new skills.
2. What Will I Have By The End Of The Course?
By the end of UX Fundamentals you will have a solid understanding of UX design, key skills for the job and a project you can add to your professional portfolio.
3. Where Can I Study?
As an online course, you can study in your own time and at your own pace from anywhere in the world; all you need is a laptop and Wi-Fi.
4. How Long Will It Take?
UX Fundamentals is designed to take one month at a rate of 15 hours per week. If you need it, we do allow a 1-month extension, including Mentor time, at no extra cost. If you wish to complete the course in under one month, you may do so simply by increasing the number of hours you put in.
5. What Do I Need To Start?
All you need is a laptop and Wi-Fi. All of the software you need will be available as free trials which will be valid throughout the course.
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