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UX Gym offers user experience design courses where you experience UX design techniques first hand and can put what you learn into practice straight away. Our courses are aimed at both designers and non designers looking to add to their skill base and gain practical UX experience. No previous experience is required.Public Courses
We provide customised user experience training and capability building for organisations. We've done this for government departments such as the Department of Internal Affairs and Statistics NZ, and private companies such as Fraedom.com and Wine-Searcher.com. To enquire about our private courses and capability building service get in touch:Contact Us
Reading about user experience design techniques on the internet is a great start, but only putting them into action prepares you to use them as part of your everyday practice.
A big thank you to everyone who checked out our web seminars, joined the zoom Q&As, and sent us messages about courses during the lockdown.
We really appreciate your support and are pleased to be starting back up in level 1. See our a revised line-up for the rest of 2020 here. If all goes well we will be back to our full schedule next year!
User testing designs through prototyping helps us to safely explore risky ideas, get a feel for how real people will respond to our designs and most importantly lets us fail cheaply and privately instead of publicly and expensively. But how many users do we need? How do we identify what to test? How do we know the way we designed and ran the test is producing valid results? How do we recruit people? How do we integrate user testing into a project without adding unsustainable expense and time to a project?
This 6 hour course teaches current best practice for user testing digital products and services. It gives you hands on experience of designing and running effective user testing sessions suitable for both new designs and existing products and services.
You get practical experience in:
This course is suitable for anyone looking for an evidence based approach to validating their existing digital products or new design ideas. It is particularly suitable for:
Lockdown web seminars
Learn common mistakes people make that invalidate usability tests.
Previous web seminars
Learn 4 useful principles about how people make decisions, and what these mean when designing products and services.
Learn a practical method (and the principles behind it) for creating interview questions designed to minimise bias and create deeper, more insightful conversations.