Upcoming UI, UX and Usability Training Courses and Workshops in 2014

Usability and UX Fundamentals Training Course (July 28, 2014)

Melbourne, Australia

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A 1 day course on the introduction to User Centred Design tools and techniques. This course includes: how to improve the usability and user experience (UX) of websites, intranets, software and applications; user research methods to understand your users; designing intuitive menus and information architectures by involving users; and collaboratively designing prototypes and wireframes.

Earlybird discount - save 10%. Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date to qualify. | 4th person free discount. Register 3 participants from the same organisation on the same course and the 4th person can attend for free. | Multiple course discount - save 10%. Register the same person for more than one of our training courses to qualify.

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Designing the Mobile User Experience Training (July 28-29, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

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This course will help you: build mobile strategies to unite your channels and prioritize investment; make effective decisions about supported devices and operating systems to streamline development and ensure a consistent user experience; analyze and prioritize features to improve usability and satisfy end-user needs select the right controls and UI patterns to improve usability; create responsive designs to improve cross-device compatibility; test and validate your application's usability.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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UX Foundation Course (July 29-30, 2014)

Dublin, Ireland

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The UX Foundation Course is aimed at anybody relatively new to the field of user experience design. It uses real-world examples to bring UX to life; and offers lots of hands-on experience practicing the core user experience techniques: usability testing, wireframing, prototyping and more. As with all courses from UXTraining.ie, it’s collaborative, interactive and fun.

Early Bird Rate €795 before July 6 Standard Rate €895 after July 6

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Design For Engagement: How To Design So People Take Action (San Francisco) (July 30, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

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Does your website, software, or app engage your audience? Does it persuade people to take action? Recent research in neuroscience and the brain provides insights into how people think, how people decide, and what motivates people to take action. Do you know how to apply this science to the design of your product so that your audience will be engaged and persuaded to take action? That’s what you will learn in this intensive, fast-paced, hands-on course.

Sign up for both July 2014 San Francisco courses and receive a 15% discount on both. Use the coupon code: TWOCOURSES.For bulk ticket prices, apply one of these discount codes at registration to unlock special bulk ticketing prices.5 Tickets 10% discount Coupon Code : FIVETICKETS10 Tickets 15% discount Coupon Code : TENTICKETS20 Tickets 20% discount Coupon Code : TWENTYTICKET

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User Testing: The What, Why and How (July 31, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

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Are you launching a new website, software or app? Or maybe you have an existing product that is underperforming. Whether your target audience is complaining about your product, or just aren’t using it, user testing can help you get answers and solutions. Or maybe you have competing designs that the team can’t agree on, or you want to analyze your competitors. In the course you will design and conduct an actual usability test using UserTesting.com.

Sign up for both July 2014 San Francisco courses and receive a 15% discount on both. Use the coupon code: TWOCOURSES.For bulk ticket prices, apply one of these coupons at registration to unlock special bulk ticketing prices.5 Tickets 10% discount Coupon Code : FIVETICKETS10 Tickets 15% discount Coupon Code : TENTICKETS20 Tickets 20% discount Coupon Code : TWENTYTICKET

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Experience Mapping Workshop (August 1, 2014)

Seattle, Washington USA

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As services become more interconnected across channels and devices—and more importantly across time and space—it’s becoming increasingly important to find ways to gain insight about customers’ interactions with your product or service. We’ll focus on the power and peril of the touchpoint—where customers connect with your product or service, and we’ll show how to map the customer journey across touchpoints and channels.

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Interaction Design Training Course (August 4-5, 2014)

Melbourne, Australia

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A two day course on interface design tools and methods for websites, web applications, intranets and mobile web.

Earlybird discount - save 10%. Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date to qualify. | 4th person free discount. Register 3 participants from the same organisation on the same course and the 4th person can attend for free. | Multiple course discount - save 10%. Register the same person for more than one of our training courses to qualify.

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Smartpublic: Innovating for public good (August 8, 2014)

London

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The community experience of Government can change lives, and affects millions of people. How do you explore communities, create compelling maps of their challenges, and use this insight to design innovative programs, services and products?The SmartPublic course will make you part of a global experiment that is quietly challenging long-held notions of what it means to design for public good.

General price: £540 (£490 early bird) Civil service/third sector price: £440 (£390 early bird)2 scholarships are available for UK-headquartered NGOs who would otherwise not be able to attend.

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Cooper's UX Boot Camp: Kiva ZIP (August 12-15, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

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This summer's UX Boot Camp with Kiva Zip promises to be one of our most inspiring. In this deep-dive workshop diverse teams of designers collaborate to support Kiva Zip's mission: to connect entrepreneurs around in the United States and Kenya with the financial services they need.At Cooper's UX Boot Camp, students confront a real-world problem through intense collaboration under the guidance of industry leaders and top designers. The skills and benefits you bring home can be transformative.

Register 1 month in advance and save $100.

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Lean UX London Full Day Workshop (August 14, 2014)

London, United Kingdom

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Full day workshop for Designers (UX, visual, content, IA, IxD, etc), developers, product managers, stakeholders and team leaders based on the ideas from the book Lean UX: Applying lean methods to improve user experience.

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UX I/O: Prototyping Interactive Objects Workshop (August 16-17, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

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As we are integrating digital capabilities in to our physical environment, the tools of designers are beginning to shift. In order to understand and prototype these new experiences, a new technological skill set is needed. This two day workshop will give you foundational knowledge of Processing, a programming language for Designers and Artists, as well as Arduino, an open- source electronics prototyping platform.

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Design For Engagement: How To Design So People Take Action (Chicago) (August 19, 2014)

Chicago, Illinois USA

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Does your website, software, or app engage your audience? Does it persuade people to take action? Recent research in neuroscience and the brain provides insights into how people think, how people decide, and what motivates people to take action. Do you know how to apply this science to the design of your product so that your audience will be engaged and persuaded to take action? That’s what you will learn in this intensive, fast-paced, hands-on course.

For bulk ticket prices, apply one of these coupons at registration to unlock special bulk ticketing prices.5 Tickets 10% discount Coupon Code : FIVETICKETS10 Tickets 15% discount Coupon Code : TENTICKETS20 Tickets 20% discount Coupon Code : TWENTYTICKETS

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How To Be A Great Presenter (August 20, 2014)

Chicago, Illinois USA

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Have you ever given a presentation and wondered, "Could I have given that presentation in a different way? What can I do to make my presentations more interesting and engaging? What can I do to persuade my audience to take the action I need them to take? Should I be organizing the presentation differently? Using different visuals? Or maybe it's me -- can I be a more powerful presenter? What am I doing that hinders my effectiveness." This class will teach you all of that and more.

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Lean UX Ireland Full Day Workshop (August 21, 2014)

Dublin, Ireland

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Full day workshop for Designers (UX, visual, content, IA, IxD, etc), developers, product managers, stakeholders and team leaders based on the ideas from the book Lean UX: Applying lean methods to improve user experience.

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Usability Week New York City 2014 (August 23-29, 2014)

New York, New York USA

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All-day, immersive training courses teach practical skills and offer design recommendations that you can apply immediately.

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Writing for the Web (August 26, 2014)

Sydney, Austrialia

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Learn how to write web content that is useful, findable, easy to scan, highly readable and accessible. We'll look at the way people read online and from mobiles and tablets. You'll discover why writing for the web is different to writing for print. This course is for anyone who writes for their organisation's website, intranet or blog.

10% early bird discount 10% group discount (4 or more)

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Web Usability and user experience (UX) training (September 2, 2014)

London, UK

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This one day Web Usability and user experience (UX) training course is designed for people who want to know how to make web sites usable and for anyone who is involved in the design process.

We offer a 15% discount if the same candidate books on more than one course. We also offer the same discount for not for profit organisations, and for organisations that send multiple candidates to the same course.

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Mobile user experience (UX) training (September 4, 2014)

London, UK

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This one day interactive Mobile user experience (UX) training course is designed for people who want to learn about usability and user experience considerations for mobile phone and handheld devices.

We offer a 15% discount if the same candidate books on more than one course. We also offer the same discount for not for profit organisations, and for organisations that send multiple candidates to the same course.

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Lean UX San Francisco Full Day Workshop (September 4, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

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Full day workshop for Designers (UX, visual, content, IA, IxD, etc), developers, product managers, stakeholders and team leaders based on the ideas from the book Lean UX: Applying lean methods to improve user experience.

For more information: website

Usability and UX Fundamentals Training Course (September 8, 2014)

Brisbane, Australia

Presented By:

A 1 day course on the introduction to User Centred Design tools and techniques. This course includes: how to improve the usability and user experience (UX) of websites, intranets, software and applications; user research methods to understand your users; designing intuitive menus and information architectures by involving users; and collaboratively designing prototypes and wireframes.

Earlybird discount - save 10%. Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date to qualify. | 4th person free discount. Register 3 participants from the same organisation on the same course and the 4th person can attend for free. | Multiple course discount - save 10%. Register the same person for more than one of our training courses to qualify.

For more information: website

Lean UX Chicago Full Day Workshop (September 8, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

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Full day workshop for Designers (UX, visual, content, IA, IxD, etc), developers, product managers, stakeholders and team leaders based on the ideas from the book Lean UX: Applying lean methods to improve user experience.

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Understanding your Users: An Introduction to User Experience Research Techniques (September 9, 2014)

Manchester, UK

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Your user should be at the heart of everything you do online, and effectively integrating user experience into your design process is essential in creating tools and services that customers will return to again and again. Step one in meeting the needs of your customers is talking to them. This one day session will give you a thorough overview of why user experience matters, a practical approach to research techniques and the tools to analyse your customer needs.

Manchester Digital members receive a discounted rate of £245 + VAT (vs. £295 + VAT for non members). Groups of three or more receive an additional 10% discount.

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Writing for the Web (September 16, 2014)

Brisbane, Austrialia

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Learn how to write web content that is useful, findable, easy to scan, highly readable and accessible. We'll look at the way people read online and from mobiles and tablets. You'll discover why writing for the web is different to writing for print. This course is for anyone who writes for their organisation's website, intranet or blog.

10% early bird discount 10% group discount (4 or more)

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Mobile UX & Responsive Design Training (September 19, 2014)

New York, New York USA

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Learn how to plan, create and execute the best possible mobile presence for your organisation

Get 50% off our courses with the discount code WEBUX50

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Usability Week Toronto 2014 (September 21-26, 2014)

Toronto, Canada

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All-day, immersive training courses teach practical skills and offer design recommendations that you can apply immediately.

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User-Centred Analysis and Conceptual Design (September 23-25, 2014)

Rome, Italy

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User-centered analysis is the basis for interface design that makes sense to the user. With a clear definition of user requirements, developers and designers are able to create effective and usable software interface designs. Learn the methods and concepts to analyze user-centered requirements—the foundation for designing user-centric interfaces, applications, and websites. This course offers participants the tools and confidence necessary to plan and conduct effective user-centered analysis.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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UX Foundation (September 24-25, 2014)

Belfast, Northern Ireland

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The UX Foundation Course is aimed at anybody relatively new to the field of user experience design. It uses real-world examples to bring UX to life; and offers lots of hands-on experience practicing the core user experience techniques: usability testing, wireframing, prototyping and more. As with all courses from UXTraining.ie, it’s collaborative, interactive and fun.

Super Early Bird Rate €745 (until July 31) Early Bird Rate €795 (until Aug 31) Standard Rate €895

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Mini Masters in User Experience Design (October 4 - September 29, 2014)

Piscataway, New Jersey USA

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Start with this six day course to learn the underlying psychology and sociology that guides user design for making a system interface usable.

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Designing the Mobile User Experience Training (October 6-7, 2014)

New York, New York USA

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This course will help you: build mobile strategies to unite your channels and prioritize investment; make effective decisions about supported devices and operating systems to streamline development and ensure a consistent user experience; analyze and prioritize features to improve usability and satisfy end-user needs select the right controls and UI patterns to improve usability; create responsive designs to improve cross-device compatibility; test and validate your application's usability.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

For more information: website

UX Intensive Brooklyn 2014 (October 13-16, 2014)

Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Four-day workshop series for experienced professionals examining the four key elements that contribute to successful interactive experiences. Hands-on activities included each day.

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Writing for the Web (October 14, 2014)

Melbourne, Austrialia

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Learn how to write web content that is useful, findable, easy to scan, highly readable and accessible. We'll look at the way people read online and from mobiles and tablets. You'll discover why writing for the web is different to writing for print. This course is for anyone who writes for their organisation's website, intranet or blog.

10% early bird discount 10% group discount (4 or more)

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Designing the Mobile User Experience Training (October 15-16, 2014)

London, UK

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This course will help you: build mobile strategies to unite your channels and prioritize investment; make effective decisions about supported devices and operating systems to streamline development and ensure a consistent user experience; analyze and prioritize features to improve usability and satisfy end-user needs select the right controls and UI patterns to improve usability; create responsive designs to improve cross-device compatibility; test and validate your application's usability.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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User Experience (UX) Foundations: The Core Insights, Models, and Research Findings (October 20-21, 2014)

London, UK

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This course provides a practical understanding of the foundational models and insights essential to the UX field. Understanding human vision, intellect, memory, and motor function is the baseline upon which every skilled UX professional should build their career; we show clearly how each idea applies directly to design decisions. This course will help you build credibility and improve your results by giving you the knowledge required to present your ideas from a research-based point of view.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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User Centred Design: Techniques to Improve the User Experience (October 21-22, 2014)

London, UK

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Learn techniques to help you understand your users better and design effective, efficient and engaging products and websites. This two day, intensive workshop is delivered by enthusiastic trainers with lots of commercial experience and combines theory with case studies, examples and practical hands-on activities.

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User-Centered Analysis and Conceptual Design, 3-day course (October 22-24, 2014)

London, UK

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User-centered analysis is the basis for interface design that makes sense to the user. With a clear definition of user requirements, developers and designers are able to create effective and usable software interface designs. Learn the methods and concepts to analyze user-centered requirements—the foundation for designing user-centric interfaces, applications, and websites. This course offers participants the tools and confidence necessary to plan and conduct effective user-centered analysis.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

For more information: website

The Lean UX Workshop (October 23, 2014)

Chicago, Illinois USA

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Lean User Experience (UX) principles and processes help teams create products faster, and collaborate better. Lean UX comes out of a broader business strategy called Lean Strategy, made popular from Eric Ries' book, The Lean Start-up. It's a hit not only with start-ups, but also large organizations wanting to improve innovation. If you need to create innovative digital products and create them faster, then you need to understand Lean UX.

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The Science and Art of Effective Web and Application Design, 3-day course (October 27-29, 2014)

London, UK

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Designing intuitive and effective user interfaces is both science and art. It involves implementing user-centered requirements into usable designs, integrating the focal points of visual design, and also being aware of how website and application design strategies differ and overlap. Learn how to apply research-based and field-tested web and application design principles and methodologies to create usable and effective interfaces.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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Usability and UX Fundamentals Training Course (October 28, 2014)

Sydney, Australia

Presented By:

A 1 day course on the introduction to User Centred Design tools and techniques. This course includes: how to improve the usability and user experience (UX) of websites, intranets, software and applications; user research methods to understand your users; designing intuitive menus and information architectures by involving users; and collaboratively designing prototypes and wireframes.

Earlybird discount - save 10%. Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date to qualify. | 4th person free discount. Register 3 participants from the same organisation on the same course and the 4th person can attend for free. | Multiple course discount - save 10%. Register the same person for more than one of our training courses to qualify.

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Practical Usability Testing, 2-day course (October 30-31, 2014)

London, UK

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Progressive testing of websites and software applications is a critical component of creating a user-centered design. It is important to check if they support the users' needs, limitations, mental models and cognitive styles. Learn quick and practical usability testing techniques—ranging from simple paper prototype tests to cutting edge remote testing—for the entire interface design life cycle and accurately predict how users will experience your applications.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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How to Design for Persuasion, Emotion, and Trust (PET Design), 3-day course (November 3-5, 2014)

London, UK

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Persuasion, emotion, and trust are critical factors for creating successful online interactions. The growing reliance on e-channels makes an engaging customer experience more important than ever. Learn to develop persuasive strategies and implement research-based methods throughout the design process to make your website more trustworthy and convincing. You can deepen relationships with your customers by learning how they make decisions that lead to conversion.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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The PET Architect, 2-day course (November 6-7, 2014)

London, UK

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This class is the most advanced of the HFI CXA series. It reveals core insights that will enable you to structure persuasion strategies that attack whole markets, create innovative offerings, and ensure the success of applications. Learn to build on your PET Design knowledge to become an expert in PET Structures—apply the PET perspective to strategy, innovation, and application design in order to ensure successful conversion.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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Interaction Design Training Course (November 10-11, 2014)

Melbourne, Australia

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A two day course on interface design tools and methods for websites, web applications, intranets and mobile web.

Earlybird discount - save 10%. Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date to qualify. | 4th person free discount. Register 3 participants from the same organisation on the same course and the 4th person can attend for free. | Multiple course discount - save 10%. Register the same person for more than one of our training courses to qualify.

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Writing for the Web (November 11, 2014)

Canberra, Austrialia

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Learn how to write web content that is useful, findable, easy to scan, highly readable and accessible. We'll look at the way people read online and from mobiles and tablets. You'll discover why writing for the web is different to writing for print. This course is for anyone who writes for their organisation's website, intranet or blog.

10% early bird discount 10% group discount (4 or more)

For more information: website

Web Usability and user experience (UX) training (November 13, 2014)

London, UK

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This one day Web Usability and user experience (UX) training course is designed for people who want to know how to make web sites usable and for anyone who is involved in the design process.

We offer a 15% discount if the same candidate books on more than one course. We also offer the same discount for not for profit organisations, and for organisations that send multiple candidates to the same course.

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MMK 2014 (Mensch-Maschine-Kommunikation) - German only (November 14-17, 2014)

NaturFreundeHaus Elmstein / Pfalz

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Jährlich stattfindende Tagung mit Klausur-Charakter. Es wird 2 Tage am Stück in AGs mit 4-6 Personen gearbeitet & zum Abschluss im Forum diskutiert. Das Thema dient nur zur Orientierung. Inhalte bestimmen die Arbeitsgruppen. Ziel ist ErkenntnisgewinnAG 1: Methoden des Usability-Improvements - Moderation: Dirk Fischer AG 2: Sprachlos zwischen unsichtbaren Prozessen - Moderation: René Hoffmann AG 3: Dialog - Moderation: Rolf Todesco AG 4: 3D-Printing - Moderation: Hansjürgen Pau

Frühbucher (bis zum 26.09.2014): 260 Euro Zuspätkommer (ab dem 26.09.2014): 320 Euro

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Mobile UX & Responsive Design Training (November 14, 2014)

New York, New York USA

Presented By:

Learn how to plan, create and execute the best possible mobile presence for your organisation

Get 50% off our courses with the discount code WEBUX50

For more information: website

Mobile user experience (UX) training (November 21, 2014)

London, UK

Presented By:

This one day interactive Mobile user experience (UX) training course is designed for people who want to learn about usability and user experience considerations for mobile phone and handheld devices.

We offer a 15% discount if the same candidate books on more than one course. We also offer the same discount for not for profit organisations, and for organisations that send multiple candidates to the same course.

For more information: website | twitter

Interaction Design Training Course (November 24-25, 2014)

Brisbane, Australia

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A two day course on interface design tools and methods for websites, web applications, intranets and mobile web.

Earlybird discount - save 10%. Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date to qualify. | 4th person free discount. Register 3 participants from the same organisation on the same course and the 4th person can attend for free. | Multiple course discount - save 10%. Register the same person for more than one of our training courses to qualify.

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How to Design for the Big: User-Centric Innovation and Strategy (November 24-26, 2014)

London, UK

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Be empowered to contribute to your organization's strategic planning and thinking on user-centric strategies and product innovation. Learn how to lead and direct research focused on developing new products, services, and business ideas. You will also learn how to maximize your Return on Investment (ROI) for innovation work and gain a clear understanding of what it takes to launch successful products in the market place.

We offer 10% discount if three or more attend from the same company

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Interaction Design Training Course (December 1-2, 2014)

Sydney, Australia

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A two day course on interface design tools and methods for websites, web applications, intranets and mobile web.

Earlybird discount - save 10%. Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date to qualify. | 4th person free discount. Register 3 participants from the same organisation on the same course and the 4th person can attend for free. | Multiple course discount - save 10%. Register the same person for more than one of our training courses to qualify.

For more information: website

UX Intensive San Francisco 2014 (December 2-5, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

Presented By:

Four-day workshop series for experienced professionals examining the four key elements that contribute to successful interactive experiences. Hands-on activities included each day.

For more information: website