Strategy

Usability Week Courses

Usability Week offers courses about a broad range of web and application design topics. Most courses are also available as in-house training. Each course counts toward UX Certification.

UX Basic Training

Be an effective UX professional: Know the lingo and sell the process

  • Understand the purpose and roles of UX professionals throughout a project lifecycle
  • Know when to apply which research methods and how to use the data to improve design
  • Assess your organization’s commitment to UX
  • Learn tips for promoting UX as a competitive advantage

Managing User Experience Strategy

Build and leverage a corporate UX team

  • Learn the business relevance of user experience
  • Understand essential user experience methods, including design, content and research strategy
  • Review people, organizational and career issues that impact user experience effectiveness
  • Develop a personal plan that is tailored for your particular situation, based on these concepts.

Analytics and User Experience

Helping UX practitioners understand how to incorporate web analytics into their work

  • How to complement traditional UX/Usability qualitative testing methods with analytics data
  • Understanding UX interpretations of key analytics metrics
  • Figuring out where to start with analytics

Usability in Practice: 3-Day Camp

Hands-on instruction for executing user-centered research and processes

  • Fine-tune your hands-on usability skills with expert guidance from instructors with more than 65 years of combined experience
  • Learn strategies for working with teams, identifying research opportunities, and choosing the right research methods
  • Take home sample study plans and research materials to help you conduct your own studies

Research Beyond User Testing

Attitudinal and behavioral research methods

  • Learn about the importance of non-traditional (lab-based) user research methodologies
  • Determine which methodology to use for your projects and when it’s most appropriate
  • Experiment with research methodologies through hands-on exercises