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

UX Training & Certification (October 20-31, 2014)

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Akendi’s courses and certifications are designed to provide in-depth theory mixed with practical application exercises. Designed and taught by Akendi professionals in the field, attendees gain a clear understanding of the UX creation process, tools & techniques. Courses include:-Intro to UX Design & Experience Thinking -Information Architecture -Mobile UX Design -GUI - Visual Design for UX -UX Research -Experience Mapping -Usability Testing

The Early Bird price is available until Sept. 20th, 2014 8AM ET. Admission will go up after that with all sales ending October 15th, 2014.

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UX Training & Certification (October 20-31, 2014)

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Akendi offers in-depth User Experience certification programs that will help to recognize your user experience research & design expertise in your organisation. We offer three types of UX certification: UX Designer, UX Researcher, and UX Specialist. Individual courses include: Information Architecture, Mobile UX Design, GUI Interaction Design, UX Research. Experience Mapping, Usability Testing, and more.

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UX Foundation (October 22-23, 2014)

Cork, 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 Aug 31) Early Bird Rate €795 (until Sep 22) Standard Rate €895

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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

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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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Asteroid Hackathon (October 25, 2014)

Mountain View, California USA

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Hack Space. Save Planet Earth. EchoUser, in partnership with SpaceGAMBIT, Maui Makers, Minor Planet Center, NASA, and Further by Design, is hosting an Asteroid Hackathon in Mountain View, CA. The event is in response to the NASA Grand Challenge, and aimed to make our planet safer by re-imagining asteroid data. Winner will offered cash prizes!! and support from the Minor Planet Center to further develop winning ideas.

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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

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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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Design the Future (October 29-30, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

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Most product design projects focus on what we can reasonably create in the near-term with the constraints of present-day technologies. But how do our tools and methods change when we’re designing for ten to twenty years into the future? Let us show you how to stop reacting to the latest "big thing" and start being the one that people catch up to.

Register before 10/1/2014 and save $100

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Design the Future (October 29-30, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

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Most product design projects focus on what we can reasonably create in the near-term with the constraints of present-day technologies. But how do our tools and methods change when we’re designing for ten to twenty years into the future? Let us show you how to stop reacting to the latest "big thing" and start being the one that people catch up to.

Register before October 1st and save $100.

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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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Achieving the Holy Grail of Website Self-Service - Gerry McGovern Master Class (October 30, 2014)

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Gerry McGovern returns to Ottawa Thursday, October 30th to deliver an all-new Master Class focusing on Creating Better Customer Experiences Online. Make sure you don't miss your opportunity to experience Gerry's powerful, captivating and insightful Master Class featuring all new content, strategies and case studies.Learn how to apply the 7 principles of effective self-service design and management, improve findability, manage search, measure self-service task performance, etc.

Save $100 if you register by September 26th

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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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UX Careers 2015: Where is the field headed and how do you stay current? (November 4, 2014)

New York, New York

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Aquent, Vitamin T, and Wix are excited to announce “UX Careers 2015: Where is the field headed and how do you stay current?,” a panel discussion on November 4th in NYC. We’re hosting a discussion with leading UX professionals to talk about trends within the UX career space and how already-experienced UX professionals of all sorts can keep up to date on items such as service design, wearables, and the internet of things.

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UX Professional – Advanced User Experience Design (November 5-7, 2014)

Hamburg, Germany

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The seminar UX Professional enables you to apply the methods of User Experience Design and Human Centered Design as effective, efficient and goal-oriented tools for the design of innovative, intelligent and useful products.

10% for IDF members 25% for self-paying people and freelancers 35% at registration of a second employee 70% at registration of 3 + employees 25% for entrepreneurs and start-ups 35% for non-profit organizations 50% for education check-owners 50% for the unemployed 70% for students

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Persuasive Psychology For Interactive Design (November 6-7, 2014)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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If you’re looking to design more engaging digital technologies and want quick results, then we have a course for you. In each of our courses, Brian Cugelman, PhD will show you how to design more engaging websites, social media profiles, mobile apps, and online ads.Our training is science-based, but offers simple and effective principles that work, with clear visual examples and exercises that will not only reinforce your learning but also, crucially, your ability to apply them.

Buy your ticket before Oct 17th and SAVE $50 with early bird pricingWe also provide DISCOUNTS for non-profits, government, groups of 3 or more, and studentsContact us at info@alterspark.com to claim your discount code now

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Interaction Design Training (November 6-7, 2014)

Portland, Oregon USA

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Are your products failing to resonate with users? Too many features creating bloat? Many of today’s products are driven by spreadsheets, technology constraints, and feature lists. They leave frustrated customers wanting more. In Cooper’s Interaction Design training, we can help you envision, plan, and build products and services that are financially viable, technically feasible, and that your customers will love.

Register by October 5 and save $100.

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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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UX Design Masterclass (November 7, 2014)

Wellington, New Zealand

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Join User Experience Designer Matt Gould in this one day hands on workshop where you will learn: - What people mean when they talk about user experience. - How to thrive in a UX project. - How to challenge, respond and design to a UX brief. - How to run different types of UX research. - How to make and validate UX design decisions - UX strategy, Prototyping and testing.

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Usability Week London November 2014 (November 8-14, 2014)

London, UK

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Usability Week offers up to 6 days of deep learning as international experts lead over 40 full-day in-depth courses.

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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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UX360° - Certified UX & Usability Expert (November 10-14, 2014)

Berlin, Germany

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The seminar UX360° enables you to develop innovative, successful products, services and systems that satisfy your users and make them happy. You will learn and apply the methods of User Experience Design, Human Centered Design and Design Thinking as effective, efficient and goal-oriented tools for the design of innovative, intelligent and useful products.

10% for IDF members 25% for self-paying people and freelancers 35% at registration of a second employee 70% at registration of 3 + employees 25% for entrepreneurs and start-ups 35% for non-profit organizations 50% for education check-owners 50% for the unemployed 70% for students

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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)

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UX Essentials Workshop (November 12, 2014)

New York, New York USA

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Worry Free Labs and PointClear Solutions are hosting a 1-day hands-on UX Workshop on November 12th in New York that introduces the Why, What, and How of UX and how it can be used to innovate product development. This workshop actively engages participants in UX activities, so that they can immediately employ them in their work.

For groups of 5 or more, please email kevin.lin@worryfreelabs.com for discount pricing.

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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

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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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User Experience (UX) Foundations: The Core Insights, Models, and Research Findings (November 17-18, 2014)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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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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Persuasive Psychology for Interactive Design (November 17-18, 2014)

UCLA, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, 90095

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Learn to recognize and apply over 50 principles of persuasive digital psychology, as well as design recipes for landing pages, gamification, e-selling, viral diffusion, and more.Time: 8:45 am - 4:45 pmBooking: http://atnd.it/16459-1Speakers: Brain Cugelman, PhD

Regular Ticket: USD 499, Earlybird Ticket: USD 449

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UX Training & Certification (November 17-28, 2014)

London, UK

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Akendi offers in-depth User Experience certification programs that will help to recognize your user experience research & design expertise in your organisation. We offer three types of UX certification: UX Researcher, UX Designer, or UX Specialist. Courses include: Mobile UX Design, Information Architecture, Usability testing, Experience Mapping, and more. (Akendi is accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education as a Short Course Provider.)

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Persuasive Psychology for Interactive Design (2-day workshop - SF) (November 20-21, 2014)

San Francisco, California, United States

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If you’d like to boost your online conversions, engagement, and influence, then this workshop is for you.Over two days, Brian Cugelman, PhD of AlterSpark will show you how to design websites, social media profiles, mobile apps and online ads that are more persuasive and engaging. The curriculum is all based on science, but presented in a format that is simple and practical.

Regular Ticket: USD 499, Earlybird Ticket: USD 449

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

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UX Designer Certification & Training (December 1-5, 2014)

Manchester, UK

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Akendi offers an in-depth User Experience Designer certification programs that will help to recognize your UX design expertise in your organisation. Courses include: Intro to UX, Information Architecture, Mobile UX Design, GUI Interaction Design, and Visual Design for UX. Courses may be registered for individually as well.

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

San Francisco, California 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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Usability Week Las Vegas 2014 (December 7-12, 2014)

Las Vegas, Nevada USA

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Usability Week offers up to 6 days of deep learning as international experts lead over 40 full-day in-depth courses.

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Designing Culture (December 10, 2014)

San Francisco, California USA

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Is your work culture hindering your team or organization’s ability to do great work? Then take charge by designing your culture together. In our Designing Culture Workshop, we’ll coach you through a cultural assessment, visioning and goal-setting exercises, and development of new ways of working together,

Register before November 10 and save $100

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UXI Studio (December 14-17, 2014)

Ramat Gan, Israel

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UXI Studio is a 4-day conference for UXers, held by the Israeli UX organization UXI for the third time this December. The conference hosts 7 international speakers, with 450+ UX professionals and enthusiasts attending.

30% off for super early birds

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