5th Edition | starting November 6th, 2023
UX/UI Design Online Crash Course
No matter your professional background, UX/UI Design skills will support you in reaching new levels of success. Adding it to your skill-set is guaranteed to bring new opportunities anywhere from graphic design to sales, marketing to web development and beyond.
This part-time, project-based UX/UI Design Online Crash Course will give you the knowledge and mindset to integrate UX skills into your next projects and open professional doors as you acquire one of 2023’s most in-demand skills. With two evening live sessions per week (MON + THU) and self-study material for each module, you will have an interactive but also flexible learning experience.Request information
3 main reasons you should join us
20h Live Sessions + 16h of self-study
During the hands-on live sessions with your classmates, you will be guided by experienced experts. Self-paced study materials give you more flexibility.
We accept a maximum of 30 participants per intake. Having a limited group size ensures that our experts can answer all your questions and provide feedback.
Networking events per year
We invite alumni and students to exclusive events as part of the Talent Garden Community. Networking and meeting like-minded individuals are the best parts of the events.
We think about your professional future
Who is it for?
As this is a beginner’s course, pre-knowledge in or previous experience with UX/UI is not required. We are looking for people with empathy, a passion for design and some aesthetic sensibility.
Please note that the program is in English, so a proficient knowledge of the language is a requirement.
What will you learn?
The UX/UI Design Online Crash Course will help you to:
- Understand the definition of user experience and the competitive value of working with UX
- Understand and apply the design process
- Know the difference between UX, UI and usability
- Be able to boost your team by facilitating idea generation and offering constructive criticism
- Understand how to organise, execute and analyse qualitative and quantitative user research
- Be able to create personas and their customer journeys to define a product vision
- Understand the importance of requirements engineering within the usability life cycle
- Understand how to generate then refine ideas to create a product/service definition
- Understand design basics, as well as UI and interaction principles
- Know how to design and build a testable prototype with different techniques and tools like Figma
- Know how to test a prototype in an agile way
- Understand how UX designers work in different organisations
- Understand the UX industry, trends, culture and roles
- Apply the whole UX process to a project which you can add to your portfolio
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What our alumni say about us
Who could tell you better what it means to attend a course at Talent Garden than those who have already experienced it? Contact our alumni to find out about their success stories, get some insights into the course, or benefit from our Referral Program!
“From the course, I gained a good understanding of UX/UI and how to use it in a practical way. The information and advice from the experts have made me much more confident in my abilities. It’s a good base on which you can start building your UX/UI experience. The courses also introduces you to other UX Designers who are on the verge of starting their career, which makes the learning process more fun and meaningful.”
Graphic Designer @ And Then Jupiter GmbHContact me
“The UX Design Program was an amazing experience and I learnt and improved my knowledge so much thanks to this program! I’m really happy to have chosen this course, especially for the real connections I established with amazing people. I’m very proud to be part of this special community!”
UX/UI Designer @ PianetaitaliaContact me
“The UX Design Course is a perfect balance between theory and practice. Thanks to the expertise of the teachers, who are real professionals, you will understand the meaning of UX and apply your knowledge to a team project. Do you want to learn some skills for one of the most required jobs? Then the course is the right choice for you!”
Business Analyst @ Accenture ItaliaContact me
“The UX/UI program was an amazing introduction to the field. In just 4 weeks, I was able to learn the basics, start prototyping and come out with a project that I am truly proud of. I would recommend this course to anyone interested in learning about UX/UI.”
Sales Engineer @ Myrtha PoolsContact me
We’re your perfect match
Content of the course
If you want to create meaningful user experiences this UX/UI Design Crash Course is the right choice. We will be covering the whole UX Process starting from the basics, User Research and Idea Generation, to UI & Interaction Design, Prototyping and Usability Testing and a UX Management introduction at the end.
1 | Introduction to User Experience and the Human-Centered Design Process
After this module, you will understand the definition of user experience and the competitive value of working on UX, as well as the difference between UX, UI and usability. You will also be familiar with the different UX Design processes. Furthermore, you will learn about the project you will be working on during the course and conduct some first desk research.
2 | User Research: Define the Problem and Empathise with People
After this module, you will know various qualitative and quantitative user research methods and when to use them. You will understand the research process and how to create a research brief. You will learn user interviewing tricks and know how to write an interview script to conduct user interviews. You will also learn how to create How-Might-We Questions to turn the insights from the research into opportunities.
3 | Idea Generation and Customer Journey
In this module, you will learn how to choose and use idea generation tools to move from problems/insights to solutions. You will know the different kind of flows and why they are essential for designing a product or service. You will understand what the elements of a customer experience map are and you will be able to create one.
4 | User Interface (UI) and Interaction Design
This module teaches design basics, as well as UI and interaction principles. After being introduced to Figma, you will be able to perform basic functionalities like setting up wireframes and a typography system. You will understand why we use wireframes in the design process and what the difference between wireframe, mockup and user flow is. You will also be able to create different levels of user flows.
5 | Prototyping Basics
After this module, you will have an overview of different prototyping tools and will know how to choose one. You will learn how to set up and use a library, as well as how to create a wireframe in Figma. You will know how to use constraints and auto layout in a prototype.
6 | Advanced Prototyping
In this module, you will understand the reasons for prototyping and know different techniques and fidelities of prototypes. You will learn how to connect and animate screens in Figma and how to create a working prototype ready for testing.
7 - UX Validation and Testing
After this module, you will understand the definition of usability and how to evaluate it. You will be familiar with various validation techniques and know when and how to use them. You will also learn how to prepare, conduct and analyse a usability test for a prototype.
8 | UX Management
After this module, you will understand what UX Management means. You will know how to assess the UX Maturity of a company and which actions to take to increase the maturity depending on the stage. You will be familiar with the differences between UX Design roles and be able to analyse which role you see yourself in. You will understand how design teams are organised and learn the basics of Ritual Design. You will know how to execute a retrospective exercise for reflection.
Erika is a Senior Strategic & Product Designer with a strong passion for design strategy and brand innovation. Over the last 8 years, she has gained meaningful experience through innovation projects with a mixed approach based on Design Thinking, Lean UX and Agile. Her goal is always to help brands build long-term relationships with their […]
Alberto is a designer with expertise in interaction and service design. He has worked for start-ups and corporations in Italy, Switzerland and Germany before joining Sketchin in Switzerland in 2017. Since then, he has designed smooth and engaging user experiences for companies like Sky, Eni, Lenovo and Allianz in Italy, Switzerland, Angola, Russia, Germany and […]
Christiane Moser is a UX Research & Design Freelancer with more than 14 years of experience in the field of UX and tech. For the last 4 years, she has been working as a UX Freelancer for SMEs in Europe. She loves sharing her knowledge and experiences. She has mentored UX Researchers and Designers around […]
The Talent Garden Experience
A unique method
We believe that the only real way to learn things is to actually do them and surround yourself with like-minded and motivated people.
During this course, you will apply your newly acquired skills to a project. With this method, we close the gap between theory and application. You will get feedback from the experts and be able to add it to your portfolio.
Flexible Self-Study and Interactive Live Sessions
With the combination of practical self-study material and hands-on live sessions, we offer you flexibility and interactivity at the same time. The self-study lessons can be done according to your availability and preferences, while the live sessions with the experts and classmates guarantee an engaging environment.
Collaboration & Peer-to-Peer
Growth Your time with us is an opportunity to learn from others, as well as to connect with future business partners and friends. Throughout the live sessions, you will work with your classmates on exercises where you will be continuously encouraged to provide constructive criticism and feedback.
Join our international community
Talent Garden is not only a place to learn, we also offer an innovative, unique environment to grow as a professional and make meaningful connections.
Our campuses all over Europe are full of open and like-minded people – during and also after the course you are invited to join our online and on-site events and meet the members of our community to grow your professional network.
Free Access to Campus
You will be granted free access to our Talent Garden campuses for the whole period of the course. Drop by to study, follow the live sessions, work together with your colleagues on the project or join events whenever you want. This way, we enrich your online learning experience with some optional physical touchpoints.
We want to stay in touch also after the course! We have a dedicated Slack channel to connect all our alumni and share interesting job offers, events and updates from our community.
Your learning experience
We care about you and your needs and offer you a high-quality learning experience with the most skilled experts.
Individual 1:1 Mentoring Session
Each student can schedule a one-on-one mentoring session with an expert of their choice to ask in-depth questions about specific topics or to get more detailed feedback on the project. With this initiative, we want to meet every student’s individual needs. You can purchase additional mentoring sessions upon demand.
Limited Group Size & Dedicated Learning Manager
We care about each individual, so we have a maximum number of 30 participants in the course to ensure a high-quality education that meets everyone’s needs. Each class has a dedicated Learning Manager who will take care of the participants and their learning journey.
Our faculty members are professionals with many years of UX work experience at high-level companies. They will share lots of real-world examples and case studies to give you a realistic understanding of the field. They love teaching, care about each participant and will leave no question unanswered.
Financial options & Terms of Payment
We highly suggest you to ask your employer for a full or partial sponsorship to participate in this program. 30% of our students cover the costs of the course through corporate funding. If you want to be one of them, check out our blog for tips on how to convince your company to invest in your education!
Discounts may apply. Go through the check-out process by clicking on “Book now” to know more!
1.580€ incl. VAT
You don’t have to pay all at once. The course tuition can be divided into instalments as you need. Please note that the payment should be completed before the start of the course. If you need support, please feel free to get in touch with your Orientation & Admission Specialist.
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How many live sessions per week are there for the UX/UI Design Online Crash Course?
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Can I do this course while working full-time?
This is a work-friendly course. The live sessions are scheduled for 6 pm, and the self-study materials are flexible as you can go through them at your own pace.
Do I need to buy licenses for any tools/software?
There is no need to buy any licenses. Talent Garden will share an educational license with you for the course duration.
Are we going to work on a project during this course?
Yes, this is a project-based course with a mixture of lectures and hands-on exercises. You are going to work on a project that can also be part of your portfolio. Basically, you will put into practice everything that you learn in theory.
I have enrolled in the program but I haven’t been contacted by the Learning Manager yet.
Don’t worry! The Learning Manager will contact you two weeks before the start of the course. We suggest you keep an eye on your spam/promotions folder for any lost communication.
I can’t make these dates. Will there be another edition?
There are 2 to 3 editions per year for this Bootcamp. If you would like to know the next dates please contact [email protected]