This custom-developed 10-week UX course will help you understand why it’s important, the basic principles of UX, and the different roles it plays. It will give you the tools, tactics and techniques to build a user-friendly website interface, to structure content in a way that makes sense to your users, and to understand how users think and behave to inform your design

  • Duration

    10 Weeks

  • Class fee

    R13,500

  • Starts

    20 June 2022

About this course

User experience design is the process of enhancing the pleasure a person feels when interacting with a product or service – specifically online.

This custom-developed 10-week UX course will help you understand why it’s important, the basic principles of UX, and the different roles it plays. It will give you the tools, tactics and techniques to build a user-friendly website interface, to structure content in a way that makes sense to your users, and to understand how users think and behave to inform your design.

You’ll also learn key practices and methodologies that you can apply in real business contexts to ensure you remain current in the changing digital landscape.

OUTLINE

This course is made up of 7 practical modules:

  • Module 1:Introduction to User Experience
  • Module 2:Understanding the User
  • Module 3:Information Architecture
  • Module 4:Web Design
  • Module 5:Building the interface
  • Module 6:UX is mobile
  • Module 7:UX Testing

BENEFITS

At the end of this course you’ll:

  • To understand why designing with the user in mind is so critical
  • To craft user-friendly websites that delight, rather than frustrate
  • Create digital experiences that make customers react positively to your brand
  • Design interactions that will lead to higher affinity and conversions
  • To integrate UX into everything you do online
  • To understand aspects of human–computer interaction, service usage and product ownership

Prerequisites

To qualify you need to meet the following requirements:>br> A desire to understand human behaviour on websites and how best to guide that behaviour to maximise profit, and very basic digital skills.

Course outline

You’ll learn how to build a website interface in order to make your digital channels easy, intuitive and fun to use in just 10 weeks. The better the user experience, the more likely a customer is to react positively to your company and its services. You'll understand the different roles of UX and what drives human behaviour.

  • Module 1:Introduction to User Experience
  • Module 2:Understanding the User
  • Module 3:Information Architecture
  • Module 4:Web Design
  • Module 5:Building the interface
  • Module 6:UX is mobile
  • Module 7:UX Testing

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Frequently asked questions

How many hours per week do I need to set aside?

Varies per course – average 6-8. For more intense courses (or perfectionists) more like 10.

Do you have payment plans?

Yes, 3 or 4 part payment plan depending on the length of the course.

How will these courses help me?

Theory backed by practical exercises to clue you in to industry-necessary tools and practices and prepare you for real industry briefs and contexts

Why Red & Yellow?

Our content is great and developed in consultation with industry experts
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We include personalised feedback on written assessments, which provide guidance and add that extra touch to help you refine your work and prepare you for industry.

What’s the difference between Red & Yellow and a MOOC, or Udemy?

The personal touch. There’s a reason why MOOCs/Udemy have dismal completion rates while ours is exceptionally high.
Our Course Coordinators and Facilitators are there to guide, assist and coach you through the course

Are your short courses accredited?

All our short courses are aligned to relevant SAQA (South African Qualification Authority) unit standards, usually at NQF 5 level
Many of our short courses can be run as accredited, which means you will earn credits when you successfully complete the course and hand in the necessary portfolio of evidence
Completing the portfolio and facilitating your external assessment and moderation is an additional fee on top of the online course fee.

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Completing one of our short courses with the accredited option, will award you credits for the unit standards you have completed.
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Why are your short courses and programmes so expensive?
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  • Because we do not simply resell content from other institutions or developers. We oversee the development of all our content and ensure it meets the R&Y standards.
  • Because we provide the personal touch.
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