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UX Design Certificate

Courses for enrolled certificate students, unless otherwise noted.

Courses

Are you freelancing, starting a design services-based business, or looking to become a member of an existing design and development team? This course on digital agency operations, business development and project management offers a comprehensive guide to the potential and pitfalls inherent in web-based projects. All aspects of digital agency operations are examined, from finding the right clients and negotiating the best price for your services, to contract writing basics and effectively scheduling and managing your workflow. Perform the steps an operations industry professional follows in planning, running, tracking and completing projects. By the end of this course you will be able to scope potential web-based work, create project tasks and identify and confirm user requirements, including interviewing techniques, and present solutions to common web-based project problems.


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This course explores the user-centered design paradigm via readings, case studies, research and testing and hands-on design exercises, providing theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills to understand the user-centered development process and to manage a project from start to finish. You will be exposed to the entire user-centered product design process, from planning and discovery to launch, promotion and maintenance.


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Students will work on a small team directly with a local Philadelphia startup as user experience designers and consultants. The project will bring together the sum of their coursework in design, research, testing and project management. The startup engagement is designed to build on previous coursework while giving the students an opportunity to collaborate with business stakeholders and technology developers implementing their work. There will be an emphasis on storytelling, design presentations, and agile product management.


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