UA1100 Usability Expert - ENGLISH - Cupertino


  • 5 days workshop (40 hours) + test + certificate

Basics of Usability und User Experience, UCD

  • Overview of the topics usability, user experience, UCD user centered design, ISO 9241
  • Basics of user centered design
  • Most important standards and guidelines
  • Repetition curriculum CPUX-F

Basics of Good Designs

  • Basic principles of good UX designs, golden rules
  • Layout and design rules
  • Basics of interaction design and graphic design
  • Innovative UX design

Usability Engineering

  • Introduction to the process of usability engineering - ISO 9241
  • Product innovation and market positioning through usability und user experience
  • Differences and similarities of usability and software development processes
  • How to connect SCRUM and other agile methods with usability engineering

Usability Methods

  • 30 important usability methods
  • Integration into the UCD process
  • Basics of requirement engineering
  • Overview of the task analysis
  • Getting to know the most important methods of a usability analysis
  • Integration of analytical methods into the process of usability engineering
  • Applying analytical methods to exercises

Usability Evaluation

  • Overview of usability evaluation and usability testing
  • Getting to know the most important methods of a usability evaluation
  • Integration of evaluation methods into the process of usability engineering
  • Exercise: planning a usability evaluation
  • Curriculum CPUX-UT

Usability Testing

  • Basics of planning, running and evaluating usability studies and tests
  • Practical exercises for the efficient and successful planning of usability tests
  • Presentation of usability results
  • Hints and tips for running and evaluating usability testing
  • Exercise: Planning and running a usability test

Design Thinking Process

  • Basics of design thinking processes
  • Application in IxD interaction design und UxD user experience design
  • Conceptual design: from the idea to the concept
  • Strategies and methods for implementation

Analysis Phase and Usability Methods for IxD - UX Design

  • Interview and questionnaire
  • Other methods of analysis
  • Brainstorming and development, scope definition and ideation
  • Task analysis, workflow analysis
  • Exercise: ideation

Scenario Development IxD - UX Design

  • Script and scenario
  • Scenario vs. user story; what’s the difference?
  • Scenario and user experience
  • Exercise: scenario

Persona IxD - UX-Design

  • Persona and variants of persona
  • Persona vs. role; what’s the difference?
  • User experience and persona
  • Exercise: persona

Workflow, Usecase & Wireframe IxD - UX Design

  • Procedures and sequences for a task oriented design
  • Iterative development of workflow, usecase & wireframe
  • Wireframe development
  • Validation of concept ideas
  • Exercises: workflow, usecase, wireframe

Interaction design IxD - UX Design

  • Overview: interaction elements and their use
  • Basic rules of user experience design
  • Innovative UX design (e.g. Gesture, NUI)


  • Introduction to prototyping in the context of usability engineering
  • Overview of prototype styles, purposes of use and testing times
  • Low fidelity prototyping
  • Exercise: ‘Paper-prototyping’ or / and tool-supported prototyping

Prototyping with Axure

  • Prototyping in the context of usability engineering
  • Overview of prototype styles, purposes of use and testing times
  • Low fidelity prototyping
  • Exercise: ‘aper prototyping’
  • High-fidelity prototyping
  • Exercise: ‘Creating interactive prototypes’ (Axure)

Special: Mobile UX & Responsive Design

  • Mobile first - What's behind it?
  • Responsive design
  • Basics of cross-cultural usability engineering

Test and Certificate ”Usability Academy - Certified Usability Expert“

  • Exam for usability experts
  • Online test with 100 questions (please bring a notebook with you)
  • Multiple choice, free writing eExercise, matching tasks
  • Award of the Usability Academy Certificate



2150,- USD without examination plus VAT

300,- USD examination fee plus VAT

Event Properties

Event date 04-11-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 08-11-2019 6:00 pm
Capacity 10
Cut off date 31-10-2019 9:00 am
Individual Price 2.995,00EUR
Usability Academy Cupertino
640 W California Ave #210, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA
Usability Academy Cupertino
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