User Experience Design for Digital Products

Course Date:
TBA

Registration Period:
TBA

Duration:
14 hours

Time:
9:30am to 5:30pm

Mode of Training:

 Blended (F2F & Online Synchronous) / Practical Training

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic / Online 


Course Introduction

This 2-day intensive course explores the fundamentals and application of User Experience (UX) and User Interface Design (UI) by applying human-centred design principles, building wireframes and prototypes, and conducting research to test designs for digital products including websites, mobile apps and software. 


Course Objective

This course will enable participants to obtain strong foundational skills relevant to the highly in-demand field of User Experience (UX) and User Interface Design (UI) for digital products such as websites, mobile apps and software. Participants will explore the key aspects of the Lean UX cycle, including UX research, UI design, wire framing, prototyping, and testing. To apply design principles learnt, participants will be able to create wireframes and prototypes, and test designs to get feedback. Participants will gain industry relevant skills that will be applied directly into related innovation, problem solving or product roles. 


Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

1. Describe the concept of UX design
2. Describe the basics of UX research
3. Demonstrate skills for low-fidelity prototyping 
4. Apply UI design principles and heuristics
5. Analyse a design problem and propose a user-centered solution

Topics to be covered

1. Introduction to UI & UX Design
• UI vs UX
• History of UX Design
• Trends in UI & UX
• Career Pathways
2. UI Design Fundamentals
• UI Design Principles 
• Jakob Nielsen's Usability Heuristics 
• UI Components 
• Colour 
• Typography 
• Web vs. Mobile Interfaces 
3. UX Fundamentals 
• Personas & Scenarios
• Needs Analysis 
• Information Architecture
• User Journeys 
• Wireframes 
• Rapid Prototyping
4. UX Research Fundamentals
• Research Methods 
• Affinity Mapping 
• Usability Testing 
5. Design Communication
• Developer Handoff 
• Storytelling 
• Stakeholder Management

Suitable for

UI Designer / UX Designer / Design Researcher / Software Engineer

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic computer literacy

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

Full Fees (before GST): $690.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $14.49
GST payable for others: $48.30

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$621.00$83.49
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$483.00$221.49
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$483.00$221.49
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$621.00$83.49
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$738.30

*As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on 7% of the baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.


Funding Incentives

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed. You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is a new run.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available 

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.